Training Team

Margaret Kidd

Margaret Kidd is the Access and Electronic Records Archivist at Virginia Commonwealth University, Health Sciences Library. Her responsibilities include processing collections, both analog and digital, maintaining the collection management system and internal documentation, creating exhibits, and providing reference assistance. Prior to her position at VCU, Kidd was a senior project archivist at the Virginia Historical Society. Kidd is a member of MARAC, serving the organization in various capacities, and SAA. She received a BA in history from Emory & Henry College, an MA in American history from the University of Richmond, and an MS in Information Science from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She also completed the Digital Archives Specialist Certificate program in 2016. Kidd’s research interests include the history of Virginia, religion, women, and medicine.

Jodi Koste

Jodi Koste is the University Archivist for Virginia Commonwealth University and Head of Special Collections and Archives at the Health Sciences Library, VCU Libraries. She holds a BA and MA degrees in history from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She is an active member of MARAC, SAA, ALHHS–the Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences, and the American Association for the History of Medicine where she serves as executive secretary. Her research interests include nursing history, Civil War medicine, and archival education.