Francine Snyder
Director of Library and Archives
Guggenheim Museum
USA

Francine Snyder is the Director of the Library and Archives at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum where she is responsible for departmental leadership and direction; development, preservation, and access to collections; reference services; electronic records and digitization initiatives; departmental communications; establishment of short- and long-term goals; and interdepartmental projects. Currently, she is in the middle of an 18-month NHPRC grant-funded electronic records start-up project, which is addressing, among other things, email. Prior to joining the Guggenheim Museum, Francine worked as a Project Archivist at Gap, Inc and as the Slide Librarian at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.rnrnOutside of work, Francine is currently a member of Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO)’s Digital Services Advisory Council and Society of American Archivists (SAA)’s Task Force on Member Affinity Groups. She served on the SAA 2011 program committee and is a past co-chair elect/co-chair for the SAA Museum Archives Section (2009-2011).rn