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Janet HauckJanet Hauck

Assistant Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.4751
Fax: 509.777.3783
Office Location: Harriet Cheney Cowles Library 126


C.A., Academy of Certified Archivists
M.L.S. University of Washington
B.A. Seattle Pacific University

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty


Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Archival work; public history; reference librarianship

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Earned Certified Archivist (C. A.) designation by examination. Administered by the Academy of Certified Archivists at the Society of American Archivists conference, San Francisco (2008).

Publications include: "Researchers at Work: Assessing Needs for Content and Presentation of Archival Materials," in the Journal of Archival Organization (April-June 2011);  "How to Get More Product While Doing Less Process" in Archival Outlook (2008); "The ABCs of MPLP: How to Apply the 'More Product, Less Process' Method in Your Archives" in Easy Access (2007); contributor, "Thomas A. Dorsey," "Sallie A. Martin," "Emmett T. Reed," "Rev. Peter Barrow," "Eleanor Chase," "Calvary Baptist Church," "Deer Lake Park" in (2007); "First Impressions of America – Tacoma: 1905" in Nostalgia Magazine (2004); "The Whitworth Rock" in Nostalgia Magazine (2003).

Presentations include: "Innovative Collaboration: A New Grant for Old Stuff," at the Northwest Archivists Conference. Helena, Mont. (2011); "Making Women's History Materials Available at Whitworth University," at the Pacific Northwest History Conference, Spokane (2010); "A Need that has been Well-Met: the 40-Year History of the PNW Region of the AAR/SBL," at the PNW AAR/SBL Conference, Victoria, B.C. (2010); "Currents of Cooperation: Applying the NCPH Best Practices in Public History for Undergraduate Students at Whitworth University," at the National Council on Public History Conference, Portland, Ore. (2010); "Northwest Digital Archives: Discover the Sources of Northwest History," at the Inland Northwest Council of Libraries workshop, Spokane (2009); "Integration, Collaboration and Success: Recipe for an Archival Instruction Program at Whitworth" at the Northwest Archivists conference, Portland, Ore., (2009); "Protestant History in the Pacific Northwest: Let’s Give it the Attention it Deserves!" at the Pacific Northwest History conference, Portland, Ore., (2009).

Grants received and administered include: three grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities; two from the National Historical Records and Periodicals Commission; three from the Washington State Library; two from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction; and one from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. These grants have been used to increase access to primary source materials in the Whitworth University Archives.
Vice-President/President-Elect of Northwest Archivists Inc. (2011-2013); member of the Northwest Digital Archives Executive Committee, the Society of American Archivists and the National Council on Public History; consortium director for Northwest Archives Processing Initiative Phase II; grant-proposal reader for NEH Preservation & Access grants.