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Susan Barrett

Director of Library Repository Services and Technology
University Staff, POLY Campus, Mailcode 1006

Sue is director of the ASU Digital Repository for ASU Library. She works with an innovative team of archivists, librarians and technical experts to collect, share and preserve the culture, history and scholarship of ASU.

Joining ASU in 2005, her background includes a BA in communication, MLIS in library and information science, and an MAS in American media and popular culture from ASU. Her interests include analog and digital film preservation, cultural representation in library and archival collections, visual literacy and accessibility in online design.

Sue developed the Digital Moving Image Archives (DMIA) guide for filmmakers to provide basic information about preserving digital audiovisual productions. The DMIA is used in the curriculum at the L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation at George Eastman House and is a Library of Congress National Film Board resource.

Professional Associations

Association of Moving Image Archivists
Arizona Archives Alliance
ASU Project Management Network
Design for Diversity, Core Design Team, Northeastern University Library
Digital Library Federation Cultural Assessment Working Group


Connect with Sue on Twitter @suebeeinaz