Q&A with PNJ is a project of Preservation New Jersey that seeks to highlight voices across New Jersey’s historic preservation community and bring their knowledge and expertise on a wide variety of historic preservation topics to the public. Q&A with PNJ will initially take place online, and run approximately one-hour. The session will start with a quick networking round (5-10 minutes) where all attendees will share their name and if applicable, affiliation. The session will end with 15 minutes of Q&A from the Audience.
Thursday, October 8, 2020
11AM on Zoom
In a crowded online landscape, take a deep dive into how best to use social media to promote your historic site with Tara Maharjan.
Tara Maharjan is the Processing Archivist at Special Collections and University Archives at Rutgers University. Her work at Rutgers includes arrangement and description (including EAD finding aids), social media and outreach, and curation of the New Jersey beer collection. She holds Masters degrees from Simmons College in History and Library Science with a concentration in archiving.
Prior to Rutgers, she worked as a Cataloger at the Internet Archive and a cookbook librarian for America’s Test Kitchen. She was a part of the inaugural South Asian American Digital Archive Archivists’ Collective, webmaster and social media coordinator for the New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance, and Director of Operations for The Asha Project.