Jessika G. Drmacich

Jessika Drmacich

Records Manager/Digital Resources Archivist

Sawyer Library


B.A. State University of New York at Fredonia, Cultural Anthropology
M.A. New York University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Archives & History

Areas of Expertise

Records Management; Archives Management; Digital Preservation; Web Archiving; Institutional Archives; Personal Archiving; Digital Projects; Research Consults

Scholarship/Creative Work

Too Much Stuff!, Library staff records management and document retention methods. 2013.

Review of “Records Management” by Patricia C. Franks. Journal For the Society of North Carolina Archivists 12: no. 1 & 2 (2015),  111.

Should It Stay or Should It Go?, Records Management Tutorial. 2018.

Organize Your Files!, session for college community on how to organize and dispose of digital files. 2019.

Co-archiving Diverse Student Groups: Memes, Activism, and a Secret Society, Society of American Archivists Records Management Section Meeting in Austin, TX . 2019.

Co-archiving: Collaborative Archiving of  Diverse Student Groups, New England Archivists Spring Meeting in Burlington, VT. 2019.

Co- archiving Diverse Student Groups: Memes, Activism, and a Secret Society. Digital Library Federation Forum, 2019 Oct 16.

Panel discussion on Records Management in Higher Education. Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting, Records Management Section. 2019 August 3.

What about Email?: Advocating for Compliance, Building Relationships with OIT, and Very Experimental Workflows. Best Practices Exchange Conference, 2020 May 19.

Panel discussion on the Records Manager in the Library. Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting, Records Management Section. 2020 August.

Declutter Your Digital Life for Libraries. Records management training for libraries. 2020

Declutter Your Digital Life: Personal Hackathon for Digital Sustainability  Records management training for sustainability. 2020.

Williams College Museum of Art and Digital Records Management. Records management training. 2021.

Complicated Collecting (panel discussion), ACRL annual meeting, April 2021

Legal and Ethical Considerations for Born-Digital Access, Digital Library Federation publication, 2022.

Professional Affiliations

Records Management Section, committee member, vice-chair, chair, Society of American Archivists, 2016-present

Born-Digital Access Working Group, co-coordinator, Digital Library Federation, 2019-2021

Legal Due Diligence Working Group, member, Digital Library Federation, 2019-present

Claiming Williams Committee, Williams College, 2022-present

Committee on Diversity and Community, Williams College, 2020-present

Native and Indigenous Working Group, Williams College, 2022-present

Williams Reads Selection Committee, Williams College, 2022-present

Professional Certifications

Advanced Graduate Certificate in Archives, New York University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences