Wayne State University

Faculty and Staff Biography

Kim Schroeder
Kim Schroeder
Lecturer
Third Floor of Kresge Cube 100.6
313-577-9783

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Biography

Kim Schroeder spent more than twenty years consulting on audio visual archival collections for top corporations, museums and academic institutions.  She worked as an Adjunct Faculty member beginning in 1999 and has taught Indexing and Abstracting, Introduction to the Information Profession, Administration of Visual Collections, Archives and Libraries in a Digital World and Digital Imaging.  Joining the full-time faculty in 2013 she added more technology and archival courses to her portfolio.  Now Coordinator of the Archival Program, she has updated curriculum and created an Archival Advisory Board.

As Career Advisor since 2009, she works with students to develop their career path and train for job hunting. 

In 2012, she started the first ever National Digital Stewardship Alliance student group which focuses on digial preservation and curation. The student group has been very active hosting regional colloquiums and presenting at the national conference several times.

She also created the Alternate Spring Break Program which aims to give students an opportunity to intern for the week in nationally iconic organizations like the National Archives and Records Administration, the Smithsonian, the Library of Congress, etc.

Lastly she manages several educational projects in the Digital Media Projects Lab (the DMPL) to enhance students hands-on skills with obsolescent formats in all forms of A/V and manuscript material.

Responsibilities

Coordinator of the Archival Administration Certificate Program

Career Advisor

Faculty Advisor of the NDSA Student Group

Coordinator of Alternate Spring Break

Practicum Coordinator for the Archival and Digital Content Management areas

Degrees and certifications

MSLS - Wayne State University

Awards and honors

 NDSA Innovator Award (2013)

Academic interests

Conducting large studies in the archival field to assess trends on a macro level.

Areas of expertise

Research interests