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Employee spotlight: Amanda Pike
Posted January 16, 2012; 09:00 a.m.
Name: Amanda Pike
Position: Special collections assistant for public services at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Helping remote patrons with historical research using materials from the University Archives. Supervising photo and manuscript duplication services for patrons. Working with students and staff members while overseeing various digitization and scanning projects, including a current project to scan all minutes of 20th-century Board of Trustees meetings. Assisting with exhibitions, including the current Mudd Library exhibition on the history of women at Princeton.
Quote: "I like helping researchers find information in the University Archives and seeing how they make use of the collections. It's great to see that researchers from around the world can access our collections without having to visit the library. I am glad to be able to help identify resources and deliver them to researchers."
Outside interests: Spending time with her partner, Mark Schuber, and their dog, Wally. Working on home renovation projects. Traveling. Cooking big dinners with friends.