When Eira Tansey joined LaRC, I reviewed the position’s
responsibilities with her. I then told her that her actual job - her real job -
was to use this position to gain the training, experience, and education needed
to create a career, and that a career would almost certainly require eventually
moving elsewhere. It is therefore with regret but great pride that I announce
that Eira has accepted the position of Digital Archivist/Records Manager at the
University of Cincinnati’s Archives and Rare Books Library. Her last day in LaRC is today.
Eira joined LaRC in July of 2008 and rose to overseeing LaRC’s archival
program. She managed several major LaRC projects, including implementing our
online inventory database and working with outsourcers to place guides
to our holdings online. An active contributor to the archival profession,
she has presented papers and chaired sessions at many archival conferences and
serves on the Society of American Archivists Communications Task Force. She
received her MLIS in 2012 and became a Certified Archivist in 2013.
Please join all of us in thanking Eira for her significant contributions to
Tulane University and in wishing her the very best as she begins this exciting
new phase of her career.