Trish Nugent

Special Collections & Archives Coordinator, Associate Professor

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Monroe Library
Office Location
Monroe Library Room 333A
Mailing Address
Campus Box 198
6363 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone Number
E-mail Address

Primary Responsibilities

  • Acquire and process rare, manuscript and archival materials
  • Provide leadership for digitization projects and developing web-based information and materials
  • Prepare physical and online exhibits

Liaison Responsibilities

  • Medieval Studies
  • New Orleans Studies
  • Women's Studies

Library Teams

  • Digital Advisory Group, leader
  • Library Liaisons
  • Special Collections & Archives
  • Teaching and Learning Team

University Committees

  • Center for the Study of New Orleans Steering Committee
  • Civil Rights Grievance Committee
  • University Board of Review
  • Women’s Studies Committee


  • B.A., English, with Highest Honors in English, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1997
  • M.S., Information Studies, University of Texas at Austin, 2003


  • Certified Archivist, Academy of Certified Archivists, 2007

Membership/Professional Organizations

  • Greater New Orleans Archivists
  • Louisiana Archives and Manuscripts Association
  • Society of American Archivists
  • Society of Southwest Archivists

conference presentations

  • “Compound Objects: First Steps and Tips for Project Success” LOUIS Users Conference, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, October, 2007 Trish Nugent and Teri Oaks Gallaway
  • Finding Aid Database panel at Louisiana Archives and Manuscripts Association Annual Meeting, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, October 2007
  • Archives and Terrorism panel at Society of Southwest Archivists annual meeting, San Antonio, Texas May, 2004
  • “Archives and the War on Terrorism” presented at Society of Southwest Archivists annual meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana May, 2003
  • “Memory in Marie de France’s Guigemar” presented at Eighteenth Annual Medieval Forum, Plymouth, New Hampshire, May, 1997


  • "Battlefields, Tools and Targets: Archives in Armed Conflict" Provenance, Volume XXIII, 2005. (2005 David B. Gracy II Award Winner)

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