Jillian M. Slater

Contact Information


Jillian M. Slater


  • Full-Time Faculty


Jillian has been Librarian/Archivist in the Marian Library since 2012, and prior to her current position, served as Project Archivist since 2011. She manages the Marian Library’s archives and special collections including manuscripts, personal papers, visual resources, audiovisual materials, ephemera, and artifacts. Her primary duties include arrangement, description, and preservation of the Marian Library's collections, as well as reference services, digital projects, collection development, exhibits, and outreach.


M.L.I.S., San Jose State University (2009)
B.A., California State University, Monterey Bay (2004)

Professional Activities

  • Member of the Society of American Archivists
  • Member of the Midwest Archives Conference

Research Interests

  • Religious Special Collections
  • Archival Practice
  • Sustainability in Archives and Special Collections

Selected Publications

Slater, J. and Hoelscher, C. (Summer, 2014.) Use of Archives by Catholic Historians, 2010-2012: A Citation Study. Archival Issues. Chicago, Ill.

Slater, J. (2014) Linguistics. In C. LaGuardia, (Ed.). Magazines for Libraries, 23th edition. New Providence, N.J.: ProQuest.

Slater, J. (December, 2013). Review of Kahn, P. (Ed.). Rediscovery of the Wild (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2013), in Electronic Green Journal. Los Angeles, CA.

Slater, J. and Rustad, N. (April, 2013). Creative Collaboration: Maximizing Resources for Multi-collection Exhibits. Society of Ohio Archivists Annual Meeting. Dublin, OH.

Slater, J. and Rohmiller, A. (August, 2012). Mind Mapping Software as a Tool to Facilitate Archival Arrangement. Ohio Archivist. Columbus, OH.