Amanda Oliver

Amanda OliverAmanda Oliver is Lead Archivist, Archives Society of Alberta. She can be reached at amandao [at]

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Seeking an Identity: The Portrayal of Archivists in Film
November 16, 2014
The image of archivists in media can sometimes seem nebulous. From descriptions of dusty, disorganized vaults and cardigan-clad gatekeepers, many stereotypes have been perpetuated in media. Building upon previous research, this study aims to investigate how archivists are portrayed in film. Films involving archives and archivists were selected and a content analysis of these films