Morgan D. Gieringer
University of North Texas
Library - SL - Special Collections
(940) 369-8657
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Education

MLS, Texas Woman's University, 2002.
Major: Library Science
BA, University of North Texas, 2001.
Major: Anthropology

Professional Positions

Academic - Post-Secondary
Adjunct faculty, UNT. (2013 – Present).
Head, Special Collections Department, University of North Texas. (2012 – Present).
Senior Archivist, University of Kansas. (20082012).
Professional
Archivist, Missouri Historical Society. (20052008).
Assistant Archivist, General Federation of Women's Clubs. (20032005).

Licensures and Certifications

Certified Archivist (C.A.), Academy of Certified Archivists. (20062022).

Professional Memberships

Society of Southwest Archivists. (2013 – Present).

Member, Academy of Certified Archivists. (2006 – Present).

Society of American Archivists. (2003 – Present).

Awards and Honors

Archival Award of Excellence, Texas Historical Records Advisory Commission. (October 15, 20182018).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
INFO 5371, Archives and Manuscripts, 42 courses.
INFO 5375, Archival Appraisal, 38 courses.
SLIS 5960, Library and Information Sciences Institute or Seminar, 16 courses.

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Jacobs, C. E., Gieringer, M. D., Judkins, J. C., Lay, R., Feustle, M. J., Phillips, J. (2016). Independent, Original and Progressive: Celebrating 125 Years of UNT. Denton, TX: University of North Texas Libraries.
Gieringer, M. D. (2016). Independent, Original and Progressive: Celebrating 125 Years of UNT. 183.
Book Chapter
Gieringer, M. D. (2011). "Begin at the Beginning: Mentoring Student Employees in the Archive,". in Mentoring in Librarianship: Essays on Working with Adults and Students to Further the Profession, ed. by Carol Smallwood and Rebecca Tolley-Stokes. MacFarland.
Book Review
Gieringer, M. D. (2014). "Archives and Societal Provenance: Australian Essays". Information and Culture Journal.
Gieringer, M. D. (2012). "Here I See My Own Books: The Women's Building at the World's Fair". Information and Culture Journal.
Gieringer, M. D. (2012). "Processing the Past". Rare Books and Manuscripts Journal..
Gieringer, M. D. (2010). An American Political Archives Reader. American Archivist. Society of American Archivists.
Conference Proceeding
Gieringer, M. D., Phillips, M. E., Krahmer, A. J. (2023). Documenting Times of Difficulty and Crisis: University Case Study of Leveraging an App to Gather University Community Memories. The Hague: International Federation of Library Associations.
Gieringer, M. D. (2015). Opening Up the Urban Archive: Digital Outreach to Urban Studies Scholars,”. Innovation, Collaboration and Models: Proceedings of the CLIR Cataloging Hidden Collections and Archives Symposium. Council of Library and Information Resources.
Journal Article
Esparza, A., Gieringer, M. D. (2021). The digitisation and commercial licensing of local television news as a model for preservation and access: A case study. Archive Journal. 10(2), . London: Journal of Digital Media Management. https://www.henrystewartpublications.com/jdmm/v10
Parker, J., Gieringer, M. D. (2021). Exhibiting Regional LGBTQ History in Dallas, TX. SQS: Journal of Queer Studies in Finland. 14(1-2), 78-94. The Society for Queer Studies in Finland (SQS). https://journal.fi/sqs/article/view/101456
Parker, J. K., Gieringer, M. D. (2019). Collection and Digitization of Artifacts in the University of North Texas LGBTQ Archive. Journal of Archival Organization. 16(2-3), 109-125. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15332748.2019.1679012
Magazine/Trade Publication
Gieringer, M. D., Barber, M., Miller, M., Williamson, J. (2020). Get With—Or At Least On—the Program: Presenting Archives to Allied Professionals. Archival Outlook. (Sept/Oct 2020), . Chicago, IL: Society of American Archivists. https://www2.archivists.org/news/2020/read-the-septemberoctober-issue-of-archival-outlook
Gieringer, M. D. (2011). "Documenting the Captured Records of Terrorist Organizations". Archival Outlook. http://www2.archivists.org/sites/all/files/AO-JulyAugust2011_0.pdf
Newsletter
Gieringer, M. D. (2007). The James Naismith Collection and the Role of Public Archives. Missouri Valley Society of Architectural Historians Newsletter. Missouri Valley Society of Architectural Historians.
Newspaper
Gieringer, M. D. (2006). Guest Editorial: Auction shuts out the public from basketball history. St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Research Report
Gieringer, M. D. (2014). Denton County Historic Recorded Landmark narrative for the County Line Road Bridge. Denton County Historical Commission.
Gieringer, M. D. Texas Historic Recorded Landmark narrative for the Elm Fork Bridge. Texas Historical Commission.

Presentations Given

Interview and Panel Discussion

Gieringer, M. D. (Coordinator/Organizer), Tour of a Lifetime, Dallas Tornado Soccer Panel Discussion, UNT Libraries, UNT Frisco Campus, United States of America. (2018).

Invited Talk

Gieringer, M. D. (Leader), Queer History South, Pride in the Archives, Invisible Histories Project, Dallas, TX, United States of America. (2023 – ).

Gieringer, M. D. (Presenter), Lecture Series 2020, A Mid-Century Archive: The John Rogers and Georgette De Bruchard Collection, Dallas Architecture Forum, United States of America. (2020).

Gieringer, M. D. (Presenter), Multi-Agency Exchange (MAX) Program Meeting, DART Historical Archive, Eno Center for Transportation, Dallas, TX, United States of America. (2019).

Gieringer, M. D. (Presenter), Galerstein Gender Center Lecture Series, LGBT+ History in Dallas, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX, United States of America. (2019).

Keynote/Plenary Address

Gieringer, M. D. (Other), Russell (KS) Area Chamber of Commerce, Bob Dole's Kansas, Russell, Kansas, United States of America. (20122012).

Lecture

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Invited lecture, Saving the Texas News: The KXAS/NBC5 Archive, University of Louisiana-Shreveport Libraries, Shreveport, LA, United States of America. (2015).

Gieringer, M. D. (Presenter), Monthly meeting, Personal Digital Archives, Hispanic Organization for Genealogy and Research, Dallas, United States of America. (2014).

Gieringer, M. D. (Presenter), Preservation Week, Personal Digital Archives, UNT Libraries, Denton, United States of America. (2014).

Gieringer, M. D. (Presenter), Professional Development Workshop, Processing and Managing Congressional Papers, Society of Southwest Archivists, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (20132013).

Gieringer, M. D. (Other), Speaker series, Genealogical Resources at UNT Archives, Denton County Genealogical Society, Denton, United States of America. (20132013).

Gieringer, M. D. (Other), Speaker series, Tiny Books, Big Ideas, Museum of the Southwest, Midland, Texas, United States of America. (20132013).

Oral Presentation

Parker, J. K. (Author & Presenter), Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Denton County Office of History and Culture's Lecture Series, Women in the UNT Archives, Denton County Office of History and Cluture, Denton County Courthouse Museum, United States of America. (2019).

Mangum, M. J. (Moderator), Gieringer, M. D. (Panelist), Riedel, B. (Panelist), Taffet, D. (Panelist), Texas Library Association Annual Conference, Digital Pride, Texas Library Association, Dallas, TX, United States of America. (20182018).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Hidden Collections Site Visit, Saving the Texas News, Texas A&M University, College Station, United States of America. (2016).

Other

Gieringer, M. D. (Other), Ideas in Bloom, Interview with Richard Menchaca, UNT Latino Archives Initiative, Klyde Warren Park, Dallas, United States of America. (20122012).

Panel Presentation

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Digital Library Forum, Bingeable Archives: Licensing content for TV and film, Council on Information and Library Resources (CLIR), Baltimore, MD, United States of America. (2022 – ).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Society of Southwest Archivists Annual Meeting, If These Walls Could Talk: Using Archives For Preserving Historic Structures - CANCELLED, Society of Southwest Archivists, Denton, United States of America. (2020).

Gieringer, M. D. (Panelist), Texas Association of Museums Annual Meeting - CANCELLED, Improving your Collection with a, "No, Thank You", Texas Association of Museums, College Station, United States of America. (2020).

Zipperer, R. (Panelist), Gieringer, M. D. (Panelist), Student Activism Now Documented (STAND) Symposium, Representation and Overcoming Silences in University Archives, Project STAND/Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States of America. (2020).

Gieringer, M. D. (Presenter), Coalition for Networked Information, Pay to Play: Licensing Local Television News Content, Washington, DC, United States of America. (20192019).

Gieringer, M. D. (Panelist), Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting, Get With, or at least On, the Program: Crafting Session Proposals for Archives Related sessions at non-Archives Conferences, Society of American Archivists, Austin, TX, United States of America. (2019).

Gieringer, M. D. (Panelist), UNT College of Information Career Panel, Careers in Archives and Special Collections, Denton, TX, United States of America. (2019).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), American Library Association, A Cooperative Model for Preserving Historical Television News Content, Rare Books and Manuscripts Section Pre-Conference, New Orleans, United States of America. (2018).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Annual Meeting, Collecting the Dallas Way: A Partnership to Preserve LGBTQ History, Society of Southwest Archivists, San Antonio, United States of America. (2018).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Annual Meeting, Next stop, Archives! A partnership to preserve the history of Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Society of Southwest Archivists, San Antonio, United States of America. (2018).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Annual Meeting, Saving the Texas News, Academic Library Advancement and Development Network, Fort Worth, United States of America. (2018).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Judkins, J. C. (Author & Presenter), Annual Meeting, Basics of Archives and Special Collections for Fundraisers, Academic Library Advancement and Development Network, Fort Worth, United States of America. (2018).

Krahmer, A. J. (Author), Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Gieringer, T. (Presenter), Texas State Historical Association Annual Meeting 2017, Community Identity Preservation, One News Page at a time, Texas State Historical Association, Houston, Texas, United States of America. (20172017).

Paper

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Association of Moving Image Archivists, Preserving the Legacy of Black Performing Arts, Association of Moving Image Archivists, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America. (2023 – ).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Visual Resources Association, Mod City: A photo archive of mid-century Dallas architecture and design, Visual Resources Association, San Antonio, United States of America. (2023 – ).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Joint Conference, Saving the Texas News: Using commercial licensing as a funding model for preservation, International Association of Sound and Audio-Visual Archive/International Federation of Television Archives, Ireland. (2020).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Texas State Historical Association Annual Meeting, Saving the “Texas News”: The WBAP/KXAS Television News Archive, Texas State Historical Association, Houston, United States of America. (20172017).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Quadrennial Congress, A Cooperative Model for Preserving Historical Television News Content, International Council of Archvies, Seoul, Korea, Korea, South. (2016).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), News Media Satellite Meeting, A Cooperative Model for Preserving Historical Television News Content”, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, Lexington, KY, United States of America. (2016).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Annual Meeting, Archival Collaboration, Midwest Archives Conference, Milwaukee, WI, United States of America. (2016).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Annual Meeting, Opening the Curtain: Behind the Scenes of the Black Academy of Arts and Letters Archive, Texas Library Association, Houston, United States of America. (2016).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Annual meeting, Instant Replay: Film and Video Collections, Society of Southwest Archivists, Arlington, Texas, United States of America. (2015).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Hidden Collections Symposium, Opening Up the Urban Archive: Digital Outreach to Urban Studies Scholars, Council of Library and Information Resources, Philadelphia, PA, United States of America. (2015).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Annual Meeting, Road Trip! Integrating Arts Programming with Cultural and Heritage Tourism Initiatives, Texas Library Association, Houston, United States of America. (2015).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Annual Meeting, Road Trip! Archives and Heritage Tourism, Cross Timbers Library Collaborative, Dallas, United States of America. (2014).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Annual Meeting, Road Trip! Archives and Heritage Tourism, Midwest Archives Conference, Kansas City, MO, United States of America. (2014).

Poster

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Association of Moving Image Archivists, Friday Night at the Coliseum, virtual, United States of America. (20212021).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Annual Meeting, Preserving Historic Texas Bridges: a Model for Cooperative Preservation, Society of Industrial Archaeology, Kansas City, MO, United States of America. (2016).

Judkins, J. C. (Presenter), Gieringer, M. D. (Presenter), ARLIS 2015, The Better To See You With: The University of North Texas Libraries' Artists' Book Competition, Art Libraries Society of North America, Fort Worth, Texas. (2015).

Gieringer, M. D. (Author & Presenter), Annual Meeting, Improving Access to LGBT Archives: A Usability Case Study, Texas Library Association, San Antonio, United States of America. (2014).

Media Contributions

Magazine
"WWI Soldier Poets," Fine Books Magazine. (March 2017).
Radio
"UNT library receives grant to digitize recordings from The Black Academy of Arts and Letters," KERA. (March 18, 2022).
"After 45 Years, Reader Returns Stolen Early Copy Of ‘The Hobbit’ To UNT’s Library," Texas Standard. (April 15, 2019).
TV
"LGBTQ History Month Archives Feature," CBS News Now. (October 31, 2022).
"Rare J.R.R. Tolkien Book Returned to UNT with a Story of its Own," NBC5/KXAS-TV. (April 10, 2019).
"There and Back Again," WFAA. (April 10, 2019).
"70 Years of Innovation," NBC5/KXAS-TV. (October 5, 2018).
"UNT Works to Preserve Television News History," NBC5/KXAS-TV. (October 5, 2018).
"UNT 125th Anniversary Exhibit," WFAA-TV. (December 16, 2015).
"Rare Footage of Historic Figure Found," NBC5-KXAS. (September 28, 2015).
"Family's Photos Span Four Generations," WFAA-TV. (July 2014).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Contract
Gieringer, M. D. (Principal), "Dallas Area Rapid Transit Archive Project," Sponsored by DART, Other, $306000 Funded. (October 15, 2018October 15, 2020).
Gieringer, M. D. (Principal), "Dallas Area Rapid Transit Archive Project," Sponsored by DART, Other, $160000 Funded. (October 2017September 2018).
Grant - Research
Lund, B. D. (Principal), Roeschley, A. (Co-Principal), Wheeler, M. B. (Co-Principal), Gieringer, M. D. (Co-Principal), "Advancing Resources for Cultural Heritage, Inclusion, and Visibility for ALL Communities - Minority Serving Institutions (ARCHIV-ALL MSI)," Sponsored by National Endowment for the Humanities, Federal, $97484 Funded. (September 1, 2024August 31, 2025).
Parker, J. (Principal), Gieringer, M. (Co-Principal), "North Texas LGBTQ History Traveling Exhibit Creation," Sponsored by Humanities Texas, State, $8000 Funded. (July 1, 2022December 31, 2023).
Gieringer, M. D. (Principal), Willis, S. (Co-Principal), "Byrd Williams Photography Digital Archive - Phase II," Sponsored by Texas State Library and Archives Commission, State, $25000 Funded. (September 1, 2020August 31, 2021).
Gieringer, M. D. (Co-Principal), Willis, S. (Co-Principal), "Byrd Williams Photography Digital Archive," Sponsored by Texas State Library and Archives Commission, State, $25000 Funded. (September 1, 2019August 31, 2020).
Gieringer, M. D. (Principal), "The Black Academy of Arts and Letters Digital Archive," Sponsored by Hoblitzelle Foundation, Private, $25000 Funded. (September 1, 2019August 31, 2020).
Belden, D. L. (Supporting), Gieringer, M. D. (Principal), Parks, S. E. (Co-Principal), "Digitizing the KXAS-NBC 5 News Collection," Sponsored by Anonymous foundation, Private, $100000 Funded. (April 2015April 2017).
Belden, D. L. (Supporting), Gieringer, M. D. (Principal), Parks, S. E. (Co-Principal), "Digitizing of the NBC 5/KXAS (formerly WBAP) Television News Collection," Sponsored by Amon Carter Foundation, Private, $150000 Funded. (April 2015March 2017).
Gieringer, M. D. (Principal), "Post-war Industry and Development of the Southwest Metroplex," Sponsored by Council on Library and Information Resources, Private, $163400 Funded. (20142016).
Gieringer, M. D. (Principal), "Hidden Collections Microgrant," Sponsored by Council on Library and Information Resources, Private, $3000 Funded. (January 2016May 2016).
Gieringer, M. D. (Co-Principal), "Finding aid usage patterns and usability," Sponsored by UNT Libraries, University of North Texas, $1700 Funded. (20132014).
Gieringer, M. D. (Other), "California Rare Book School Scholarship and Stipend," Sponsored by IMLS/Laura Bush 21st Century Librarianship, Federal, $1995 Funded. (20132013).
Gieringer, M. D. (Principal), "Civil War 150," Sponsored by Gilder Lehrman Institute, Private, $500 Funded. (20122012).
Gieringer, M. D. (Principal), "Senator Robert J. Dole Papers Detailed Processing Project," Sponsored by National Historic Publications and Records Commission, Federal, $62438 Funded. (20092011).
Sponsored Research
Gieringer, M. D. (Supporting), Lay, R. (Supporting), "Historic Preservation of The Black Academy of Arts & Letters," Sponsored by Dallas Foundation, Local, $50000 Funded. (May 2017April 2018).

Awards and Honors

Texas Digital Library Excellence Award, Texas Digital Library. (August 20202020).

Service

University Service

Committee Chair, 50th Anniversary Open House. (November 11, 2021 – Present).

Co-Chair, Strategic Directions Task Force. (March 2022June 2022).

Committee Member, Search Committee - Curator, Texas Fashion Collection. (March 2022April 2022).

Chairperson, Personnel Affairs Comittee. (September 2018August 2019).

Member, Library Wide Personnel Affairs Committee. (August 2017August 2019).

Committee Member, Joint Personnel Affairs Committee/Administrative Task Force. (January 2019June 2019).

Member, PAC Documentation Update Task Force. (20162017).

Member, Faculty Senate. (20142017).

Member, FSLA Librarian Faculty Salary Task Force. (20162016).

Guest Speaker, Staff Development Committee. (March 24, 2016).

Other, UNT Emeritus College. (20132013).

Committee Chair, UNT Libraries, Principal Archivist Search Committee. (20132013).

Committee Chair, UNT Libraries, Project Archivist Search Committee. (20132013).

Committee Chair, Archives Advisory Committee. (20082012).

Committee Chair, Spencer Research Library Search Committee. (20102010).

Professional Service

Officer, Treasurer, DFW Archives Bazaar, Denton, TX. (January 2023 – Present).

Editor, Guest Editor, UNT Press, Denton, TX. (January 2023 – Present).

Board of Directors, Texas Map Society, Texas. (April 2019April 2021).

Chairperson, Society of Southwest Archivists Local Arrangements Committee. (20182020).

Committee Member, Society of Southwest Archivists, Executive Committee. (20162020).

Chairperson, DFW Archives Bazaar, Denton, Texas. (November 2, 2019).

Committee Member, State of Texas Records Management Interagency Coordinating Council. (20162018).

Program Organizer, DFW Archives Bazaar, Dallas, Texas. (May 2018October 2018).

Committee Member, Academy of Certified Archivists Graduate Coursework Pre-approvalWorkgroup. (20162017).

Committee Chair, Academy of Certified Archivists Task Force on Recommendations for Graduate Coursework Prepproval. (20162016).

Member, Society of American Archivists, Committee on Education. (20132016).

Committee Chair, Society of Southwest Archivists, Local Arrangements Sub-Committee. (20132015).

Reviewer, Journal Article, RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage. (20142014).

Prepare/Grade Certification Exams, Society of American Archivists. (2014).

Reviewer, Journal Article, American Archivist. (20132013).

Chairperson, Kansas City Area Archivists. (20102012).

Other, Society of American Archivists, Congressional Papers Roundtable. (20062012).

Reviewer, Grant Proposal, National Historic Records and Publications Commission. (20102011).

Conference-Related, Association of Centers for the Study of Congress. (20092009).

Committee Member, Society of American Archivists, Scholarship Awards Committee. (20072009).

Committee Member, Academy of Certified Archivists Nominating Committee. (20072007).

Other, Local Arrangements Committee, Midwest Archives Conference. (20072007).

Public Service

Other, Denton County Historical Commission. (20132016).