About Sarah Allison
Sarah M. Allison is the Head of Archives User Engagement in the Archives and Special Collections department at Ball State University Libraries. Before coming to Ball State University in June of 2018, she was the Special Collections Librarian at New Mexico State University, where she oversaw the Special Collections Unit, comprising more than 50,000 books relating to New Mexico and the Southwest. She received her MLIS from Valdosta State University and her BA in Art History from the University of Redlands. During her 10 plus years in Archives and Special Collections, Sarah is committed to providing access, preservation and promotion of primary and rare materials. She is very interested in the educational value archivists and librarians provide for undergraduate and graduate students in the area of primary archival research.