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Archives and Records Management Department

Joy Rowe worked as the Records Management Archivist at Simon Fraser University and is a guest lecturer at the School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies at University of British Columbia. She holds graduate degrees from the University of Cape Town in African Studies and the University of British Columbia in Archival Studies. She has published and presented on online training materials for records management (OERs) and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in staff training.


Many of the links below are training resources for SFU employees to better manage the digital and paper records of the university. They are available in multiple forms (audio, video, graphics, text) for wider accessibility. Canvas Commons users (LMS) can access the pilot course "Introduction to Records Management for University Employees" and adapt it to their own audiences.


All training resources are openly-licensed and can be freely reused or shared according to their Creative Commons license.


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Conference presentations

(Nov 2017). Experiences and Perspectives of New Professionals: Archives and Human Rights; Management of Electronic Records / Digital Curation; and Community Archives. Co-presented with Eugenia Alves, Elise Bradshaw, Stephanie Calderon, Javier Garibay, and Robin Koning at ALA-ICA (International Council on Archives) Annual Conference, Mexico City


(June 2016). "Sharing Records Management Training Resources: Riding the Rising Tide of Open Educational Resources (OERs) to Solve our Common Training Issues". Poster presentation at ARMA Canada annual conference, Halifax, NS.


(June 2016). "Designing for Inclusion: RM Training Tools and Universal Design". Paper presentation at ARMA Canada annual conference, Halifax, NS.


(June 2016). "Sharing the Toolkit: Assembling Human (Records Management) Resources toManage Near Future Archives". Paper presentation at Association of Canadian Archivists conference, Montreal, QC.


(May 2016). "Universal Design in Action: Building UDL Principles into your Canvas Course Shell". Co-presented with Kar-On Lee at the 15th Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning, Burnaby, BC.


(October 2013). "Records in the Cloud (RiC): Profile of Cloud Computing Users". Poster co-presented with Weimei Pan and Georgia Barlaoura at ARMA International Conference, Las Vegas, NV and International Conference on Cloud Security Management ICCSM, Seattle, WA.


(June 2013). "Why Manage when you can Govern? Metadata in the Canadian Legal System." Poster presentation at ARMA Canada conference, Saskatoon, SK.


(June 2012). "Occupy Vancouver: Leaderless and Recordless?". Paper presentation at Association of Canadian Archivists conference, Whitehorse, YK.