Portfolio Highlights

This gallery showcases my featured projects, organized in reverse chronological order.

  • use the tag cloud at the right or below to see examples of specific demonstrated skills
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Faces of 16 people smiling while attending a class Zoom meeting

SU iSchool

I teach several classes online for the School of Information Studies (iSchool) at Syracuse University, for their MSLIS program. I lead 90 minute live sessions in Zoom once a week for 11 weeks in a quarter term. During these live … Continue reading

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

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

Logo with the word "COSTUME" over the word "CORE"

Costume Core

This application profile builds on existing metadata standards to create a specification for cataloging and encoding historic clothing. The project includes a guide to element definitions, a crosswalk between existing standards, an XML schema based on VRA core, XML instance … Continue reading

image of an academic poster about Skilled Up: Teaching Digital and Information Literacy to Adult Students for Successful College and Career Transitions

Skilled Up

We’ve titled our project “Skilled Up,” focused around a stair-step model to build up from a set of basic skills. In our work with adult learners we came to recognize that many adult learners don’t have the foundational digital skills that instructors (and curriculums) may take for granted – and we want to help change that. Continue reading

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


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

logo with white text on blue background reading "design 4 learning"

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 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


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

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

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