Harrison W. Inefuku earns Mark A. Greene Award from SAA.
Harrison W. Inefuku is the recipient of the 2018 Mark A. Greene Emerging Leader Award from the Society of American Archivists (SAA). Each year, SAA honors an early-career archivist who has completed widely-recognized work in the field. Among Inefuku’s noteworthy accomplishments are his vision and leadership with developing the Iowa State University Digital Repository, his research contributions in the areas of scholarly communication and open access, his dedication to diversity initiatives, and his service to and leadership on Society of American Archivists committees. Inefuku proposed the idea the 2017 Diversity Committee Forum, a conversation with archivists of color about their experiences and helped plan the well-attended program.
Inefuku serves as the digital scholarship and initiatives co-lead and scholarly publishing services librarian. The award will be presented in August in Washington, DC, at the Joint Annual Meeting of the Council of State Archivists, National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators, and SAA.
Founded in 1936, the Society of American Archivists is North America’s oldest and largest national archives professional association. SAA’s mission is to serve the educational and informational needs of more than 6,200 individual and institutional members and to provide leadership to ensure the identification, preservation, and use of records of historical value.
The Iowa State University Library advances the university’s academic excellence and land-grant mission by collecting and preserving world knowledge for its faculty, staff, students and community; by teaching the information literacy skills that enable researchers at all levels to identify, access and use high-quality information; and by actively participating in the creation, sharing, and application of knowledge, research and creative activity, to energize and empower its users toward creating a vital future for the state of Iowa and the world.
Harrison W. Inefuku, digital scholarship and initiatives co-lead and scholarly publishing services librarian, 204 Parks Library, 515-294-3180
M. Monica Gillen, communications specialist, 302 Parks Library, 515-294-1442