Digital Project Portfolio

a screenshot of the website for the Vassar College Costume Collection showing an image of a bustle dress on the left and a thumbnail for an exhibit poster at the bottom

Digital Artifacts at Vassar

For this project I developed online access to a research collection of historic clothing and related archival materials, most recently using Omeka. The project began in 2001 as an Excel spreadsheet, then was migrated to a Filemaker database that I … Continue reading

logo image for the American Prison Writing Archive

Hamilton DHI

As a Metadata Assistant for the Digital Humanities initiative (DHi) at Hamilton College, I provide metadata entry, authority control, and metadata hygiene services as a contractor on an as-needed basis. I have regularly assisted with author-contributed metadata for the American … Continue reading

Title Slide for.a Video Tutorial: Incorporating CCO in Your Workflow

CCO Videos

As chair of the sub-committee for Cataloging Cultural Objects (CCO), part of the larger Cataloging and Metadata Standards Committee (CaMS) for the Visual Resource Association (VRA), I led the development of a series of video tutorials about CCO. Our sub-committee … Continue reading

A screenshot of the DressDiscover visual cataloging worksheet tool, showing thumbnail images of 4 closure types.

DressDiscover

Instead of worrying about the right search term, what if we turn to images to represent concepts instead? If we associate images with terms and synonyms in our controlled vocabularies, we can develop visual workflows for both the description process … Continue reading

Design for Learning

As Project Coordinator for this IMLS-funded project, I am simultaneously an instructor, systems administrator, and team leader. I have the honor to work with a wonderful team that has included Dr. David Lankes, Mary-Carol Lindbloom, and Dr. Megan Oakleaf. This project … Continue reading

HVVACC Exhibits

My work for the Hudson Valley Visual Art Collections Consortium (HVVACC) was based around providing functionality to connect the Consortium’s digital collections in ContentDM to exhibits in Omeka. I adapted some Omeka plugins (in PHP) to connect to their ContentDM … Continue reading

home page for the ArtOneida website with 5 images of local art

ArtOneida

ArtOneida is a celebration of public artwork throughout Oneida County in New York State. As Digital Project Manager, I have worked with Archivist-in-Residence Marc-Anthony Polizzi to research public artwork all across the county for inclusion in an online archive and a commemorative … Continue reading

HistoricDress

For this project I have developed prototypes, using Omeka, Shared Shelf, and ContentDM, for a digital collection of archival materials showing the history of women’s clothing in America. I am part of a working group that has been meeting since … Continue reading

College Women

As a semester-long project for my MSLIS in the spring of 2015, I contributed recommendations for planning, marketing, and outcomes-based assessment for “College Women: The History of Women’s Education Digital Portal.” The course was IST613, “Planning, Marketing, and Assessing Library Services” … Continue reading

CDRS Internship

Over the summer of 2014, I was an intern at the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship (CDRS) at Columbia University. This internship was focused on data recovery for the sciences and humanities, into Columbia’s institutional repository, Academic Commons. As … Continue reading

Capability Maturity Model for Research Data Management

As a part of my work as a Faculty Research Assistant to Professor Jian Qin at the iSchool at Syracuse University, I edited and maintained a wiki, using XWiki,  for documentation of a Capability Maturity Model for Research Data Management … Continue reading

ObjectVRs (3D views)

Since 2009 I have worked with students at Vassar to create ObjectVRs of clothing from the Drama Department’s collection. This process involves mounting the garment on a mannequin, placing it on a large turntable, lighting it, and taking at least … Continue reading

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