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Steve Duckworth

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    • Assistant Professor Library
    • University Archivist Library
    • Interim Director of Special Collections Library

Steve Duckworth is the University Archivist for Oregon Health & Science University. His previous experience includes serving as the Processing Archivist for the University of Florida (Gainesville) and as a Project Archivist with the National Park Service in Anchorage, AK, where he processed the records of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. His work focuses on accessibility and usability of archives, highlighting hidden figures and underrepresented populations, and processing collections with standard practices in mind.

Areas of interest

  • Archival processing
  • Archival preservation
  • History of Health Sciences
  • Records management
  • Accessibility


  • B.M., Ithaca College, Ithaca New York United States 1999
  • M.M., Wichita State University, Wichita Kansas United States 2005
  • M.L.I.S., Drexel University, Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States 2013

Memberships and associations

  • Society of American Archivists
  • Northwest Archivists, Inc.


  • Nemmers, John, Steve Duckworth, Jessica Belcoure Marcetti, Lourdes Santamaría-Wheeler. “From Museum to Archives: Managing the Panama Canal Museum Collection.” Archives and Records: The Journal of the Archives and Records Association (Special issue on ‘Archives and Museums’, Spring 2018). doi:10.1080/23257962.2017.1407749.

  • Antracoli, Alexis, Steve Duckworth, Judith L. Silva, and Kristen Yarmey. “Capture all the URLs: First Steps in Web Archiving.” Pennsylvania Libraries: Research & Practice 2, no. 2 (2014): 155-170, doi:10.5195/palrap.2014.67.

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