Jody Lloyd Thompson

Responsibilities and Services

  • Provide instructional support through curriculum based projects and other student research; promote and support scholarly/historical research relating to the historical activities of the institute.
  • Collect institute records and publications, faculty and alumni papers, photographs, and other materials of enduring value
  • Assist Institute offices in creating and italicizing records retention schedules and to manage the library's records center facility


"Hands on History: The Development of Archival Tools in Academic Settings," with Anne Salter, Organization for American Historians' Southern Regional Conference: Practicing American History in the South, July 2004.

"Issues Managing Digital Projects," presented to GALILEO Interconnected Libraries (GIL) User's Group annual meeting, May 2004

"Georgia Archives Week 2004: Touching Lives through Archives," presented to annual conference of Georgia Council of Media Organizations (GaCOMO), October 2002.

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of American Archivists
  • Society of Georgia Archivist
    • Subscriptions Manager 2003-present, editor 2004-present
    • Electronic Publications Committee 2004-present


Master of Arts in History :: 2000
Georgia Southern University

Bachelor of Arts in History :: 1995
Georgia Southern University

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Head, Archives & Records Management

(404) 894-9626

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