Resume

Education

University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Master of Library Science, May 2016
– Specialization in Archives, Records, and Information Management

University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Master of Arts in History, May 2016
– Concentration in U.S. History

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science, December 2012 Magna Cum Laude

Work Experience

National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Digital Humanities, Washington, DC
Digital Curation Intern, February 2016 – May 2016
– Planned and implemented surveys and workflows in two NEH Offices for the preservation of born-digital material and transfer to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
– Instructed staff in these Offices on the proper management and preservation of digital records
– Collaborated to revise the NEH records retention schedule with focus on born-digital material
– Digitized various physical records for access purposes before transfer to NARA
– Enhanced and compiled information and metadata on past grants

University of Maryland Libraries, Metadata Services Department, College Park, MD
Graduate Assistant, January 2014 – May 2016
– Performed original and enhance MARC cataloging of Special Collections materials to RDA standards
– Cataloged and performed quality control on items in UMD’s digital collections Fedora repository
– Oversaw and trained a special collections cataloger in original cataloging of Special Collections items
– Aided in the transformation of MARC catalog records into linked open data
– Transformed and prepared metadata using MARCedit for items sent for digitization

University of Maryland Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, College Park, MD
Special Collections Assistant, September 2013 – January 2016
– Enabled access by patrons through accessioning, processing, and filing collections
– Aided visitors at the welcome desk and facilitate their visit to the reading room
– Performed data cleanup, import testing, and created documentaiton for transition from in-house database to ArchivesSpace

Freedmen and Southern Society Project, College Park, MD
Student Assistant, September 2013 – January 2014
– Maintained and updated the office’s file and card catalog system
– Aided in the production of historical texts by fulfilling editor requests for books and articles

Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, Archives and Special Collections, Storrs, CT
– Student Library Assistant, October 2011 – December 2012
– Retrieved and reshelved items and fulfilled reproduction requests from patrons
– Created  finding aids and inventories, arranged, processed, and described archival materials and collections using Archivists’ Toolkit
– Examples include the Michael Rumaker Papers and the Warren J. Mitofsky Papers

Litchfield Historical Society, Litchfield, CT
Archival Intern, May 2011 – August 2011
– Processed, arranged, and described the Phelps Family Papers and created its finding aid using Archon
– Researched and input information into The Ledger, an online database of Litchfield Law School and Litchfield Female Academy students

Connecticut State Museum of Natural History and Archaeology Center, Storrs, CT
Student Worker, Front Desk Attendant, and Docent, September 2009 – October 2011
– Introduced visitors to  and ensured the safety of the permanent and temporary exhibits
– Answered  questions and registered patrons for museum programs either over the phone or in person
– Organized, cataloged, and filed parts of the Office of State Archaeology library

Skills

– Proficient using ArchivesSpace, Archon, Archivists’ Toolkit, ePADD, OCLC Connexion, Aleph ILS, MARCedit, OpenRefine, Fedora, Omeka, WordPress, Weebly, Microsoft Office Suite
– Knowledge of descriptive and encoding metadata standards (DACS, EAD, MARC, RDA, Dublin Core, METS, PREMIS), Basic knowledge of HTML
– Understanding of the Linked Open Data model
– Moderate proficiency in the French language

Activities/Professional Organizations

Society of American Archivists (SAA), August 2013 – Present
Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, August 2014-Present
Student Archivists at Maryland (SAM), September 2013 – May 2016
– President, May 2014 – May 2016
Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society), May 2012 – Present
UConn Men’s Crew, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, September 2009-December 2012
– Sportsman of the Year, 2011-2012
– Executive Board Member, 2012

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