UMass Boston

Jessica Colati

Director of the Archives Track
McCormack Hall Floor 04


MSLIS (Archives Management) Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College
BA (History) Tufts University

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I am an archivist, librarian, and educator with nearly two decades’ experience working in and with academic libraries, archives, museums, and nonprofit organizations curating both physical and digital collections. I have taught graduate courses and professional development seminars on a range of archival and digital curation topics, as well as published and presented at international, national and regional conferences on these topics.

Prior to joining UMass Boston, I served as a Solutions Architect and Subject Matter Expert for Iron Mountain Library Services; University Archivist and Assistant Director for Curation, Preservation, and Archives at Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Gordon Library; and directed Preservation Services at NEDCC. I have developed and led consortial digital repository services in both the Washington, D.C., and Colorado-Wyoming regions, and worked as a digital projects archivist at both the Archives Center, American History Museum, Smithsonian Institution, and Digital Collections and Archives at Tufts University.