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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 I am a member of the Archives and Preservation Unit within the Library Services Department. I am the liaison to the Automotive and Manufacturing Engineering Department, the Electrical and Computer Engineering and Technology Department, and the Integrated Engineering Department. 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, Minnesota State University, Mankato Library Services

Curriculum Vitae


20002001 MLIS, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee ‐ School of Information Studies
19982000 MA, University of Nebraska - Lincoln ‐ Department of History
19961998 BA, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Contact Information

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


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