COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Library Information

The library will be open to MUW and MSMS students, faculty, and staff via swipe card access starting August 2nd and to the public by appointment.  Masks and social distancing will be required.  The physical building (including the 24/7 lab) will be closed for cleaning purposes on Fridays and Saturdays. 

Vic Jones

Archives and Special Collections Librarian

Contact

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(662) 329-7601

Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information:

Education

University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS
Masters, Library & Information Sciences with Certificate in Archives and Special Collections, Dec. 2020

University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL
Master of Arts in History, 2018 
Phi Kappa Theta Honors Society
Master’s Project: “Examining Crime and Criminal Justice in Comics: A Case Study of the Batman Comics”

Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Bachelor of Arts in History, 2016

Experience

Mississippi University for Women
Beulah Culbertson Archives and Special Collections

  • Assistant Professor, Archives and Special Collections Librarian, June 2020-present

Fant Memorial Library

  • Library Associate June 2019 – June 2020
  • Created virtual reference tools and guides
  • Developed and helped with programming
  • Assisted with various projects and tasks provided team support
  • Managed Library’s social media and marketing
  • Participated in the Archives and Exhibit Committee, I.D.E.A. (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access) Committee, and the Messaging Committee
  • Performed customer service and circulation duties
  • Served as the building manager, reporting any problems and maintaining documentation
  • Trained and supervised student staff
  • Co-taught library instruction and workshops

College of Central Florida
Webber Gallery, Gallery Coordinator
Southwest Airlines Inc.
Corporate Archive Intern
Jacksonville Museum of Science and History
Multicultural Fellowship in Collections Management
University of North Florida
Housing and Residence Life Office and Operations Assistant

Professional Organizations

Society of American Archivists December 2018 - Present
National Council on Public History December 2018 - Present
American Library Association May 2019 - Present
Mississippi Library Association May 2019 – Present
Florida Library Association May 2019 – Present