Heidi Abbey Moyer, M.A., M.L.S.

Associate Librarian, Library
Archivist and Humanities Reference Librarian
Coordinator of Archives and Special Collections
Library Faculty Liaison, School of Humanities
Office Phone: +1 717 948 6056
Office Location: Library And Classroom, 0110
Mailing Address:

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Ms. Moyer, archivist and humanities reference librarian at the Penn State Harrisburg Library, has nearly twenty years of experience working for academic libraries in Connecticut and Pennsylvania. She holds a B.A. in art history and biology from Juniata College, an M.A. in art history from the University of Maryland at College Park, and an M.L.S. with a specialization in archives and records management, from the University at Albany, S.U.N.Y. Prior to joining the faculty at The Pennsylvania State University Libraries in 2006, Ms. Moyer worked for twelve years at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT, as an art information professional and as UConn's first Digital Collections Librarian in Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Studies Association (ASA)
  • Association of College Libraries of Central PA (ACLCP)
  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC)
  • Motherhood Initiative for Research & Community Involvement (MIRCI)
  • Society of American Archivists (SAA)
Research Interests
Advocacy and outreach for archives, special collections, and museums
Archives and special collections
Art and museum librarianship
Digital collections, digital curation, and preservation
History of children's book illustration and literature
Motherhood in American popular culture
Nuptial iconography in ancient Greek vase painting
Sustainability in archives and libraries
Women's studies in digital archives