LTS - Library Collections
Associate Curator Special Collections
Mariana is Associate Curator of Special Collections at Wellesley College. She provides course-integrated instruction to visiting classes, explaining the collections and the value of using primary sources, as well as lecturing on aspects of the history of the book. She delivers reference services to Wellesley College students, faculty and staff, and outside researchers. Mariana ensures access to special collections holdings through cataloging all special collections materials, creating finding aids and guidelines for bibliographic control, and building and curating digital collections. She promotes the use of the extensive Browning Collection holdings through lectures and presentations to various organizations and institutions around the country. Mariana’s responsibilities include collections management and preservation and hiring and supervising all Special Collections student assistants.