Anne Elias

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711 Hatcher South
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
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Collection Services Specialist, Special Collections Library


Upon graduating, I completed a year of service in Colorado with AmeriCorps and continued on as a 5th grade teacher within my service district. After segueing into the library world, I worked for four years with the Denver Public Library. I moved to Ann Arbor in the fall of 2008 and started working at the Buhr Remote Shelving Facility in 2009. My time there was split between Buhr stacks responsibilities and the Michigan Digitization Project.



I joined Special Collections in July of 2014. My main responsibilities include processing current Labadie Collection serials and working mainly with Labadie materials and records. I also work closely with our curators, as well as interdepartmentally (Cataloging, Tech Services & Preservation/Conservation) in Hatcher and North Buhr to prioritize the processing of all collections in both building locations. I am involved in exhibit planning and preparation and spend several hours a week on the 8th floor reading room desk. My main objectives are to maintain efficient workflows between involved departments and to provide access to materials for our campus community. 

B.S. Education, Marywood University in Scranton, PA. (2001)

M.A. Information and Learning Technologies, University of Colorado, Denver, CO (expected 2017)

Current task force and committee memberships:

  • Collections Division Rewards Task Force (2016-present)
  • Staff Forum Board (2016-2018)
  • Library Customer Service Team (2013-present)
  • Special Collections Social Media Team (2015-present)
  • Digital Scholarship Team, Special Collections (2015-present)

Past task force and committee memberships: 

  • Staff Representation Advisory Committee (2011-2013)