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About Heidi Southworth

I am the Digital Initiatives Librarian at Minnesota State University, Mankato and manager of Cornerstone, our University's Institutional Repository. My position provides leadership and direction for the development, growth and maintenance of Cornerstone and SelectedWorks. I am a member of the Archives and Preservation Unit within the Library Services Department and am currently serving as the Acting University Archivist. I am the liaison to the departments of Automotive and Manufacturing Engineering, Construction Management, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Technology, Integrated Engineering, and Mechanical and Civil Engineering. I have a MLIS degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, a Master of Arts degree in history from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Minnesota State University, Mankato. My research interests include institutional repositories, digital collections and military history, particularly the American Civil War.


2013 - Present Digital Initiatives Librarian and Acting University Archivist, Minnesota State University, Mankato Library Services

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2000 - 2001 MLIS, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee ‐ School of Information Studies
1998 - 2000 MA, University of Nebraska - Lincoln ‐ Department of History
1996 - 1998 BA, Minnesota State University, Mankato ‐ History Department

Contact Information

601 Maywood Avenue
Memorial Library ML3097
PO BOX 8419
Mankato, MN 56002-8419
Phone: 507-389-5066


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