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A graduate of the Master of Information program at Rutgers University studying Archives & Preservation, my career goal is to make cultural heritage material available to everyone via digitization. This will be useful in giving people access to high-quality images of artworks anywhere via digitization, along with accurate and complete item information. 

Skills
 

Photoshop

Capture One

InDesign

Mac & PC

Time Management

Project Management

Photography

Employment
Part-Time Lecturer
Rutgers University | School of Communication & Information

Jan 2020 - Present

Adjunct faculty teaching Preservation of Library and Archival Materials (556), a required course for students following the Archives & Preservation track of the Master of Information program. 

  • Part-Time Faculty Member Excellence award, May 2021 (Press Release)​

  • Part-Time Lecturer Professional Development Fund Award, Feb 2022

Digital Imaging Technician
Princeton University Library

May 2018 - Present

  • Digitization of cultural heritage material in support of the goals of the Digital Imaging Studio at Firestone Library, Princeton University. (FT/permanent)

  • Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) of Oracle Bones from Princeton University’s East Asian collection. 

  • Council of the Princeton University Community: Library, Research, and Technical Staff Representative (Jul 2021-Present)

  • Preservation Liaison (Jan 2019-Dec 2019)

  • Behind the Scenes: Inside the Digital Imaging Studio (link)

  • View a select portfolio of work here.

Aug 2017 - Nov 2017

​Nov 2016 - Feb 2017

  • Digitization of ​East Asian texts (1500-1800s) using Phase One and Capture One as part of the Library's Digital Studio. (PT/temp)

Luce Photographic Imaging Assistant
The Corning Museum of Glass

​Aug 2015 - Aug 2016

 

Post capture edits of American Cut & Engraved glass, including color correction, silhouette paths, background cleanup, and proofing for print and online production.

As part of a one-year grant from the Luce Foundation.

View a portfolio of work here

Imaging Project Specialist
Davison Art Center | Wesleyan University

Jun - Jul 2015​

 

Post capture edits, metadata, and uploading to DAMS (EmbARK) of rapidly captured images of works on paper.

As part of a 5-week grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

 
Internships
Archives Intern
The Museum of Modern Art

Jan 2018 - Apr 2018

Surveying historic materials kept in the curatorial Photography department with the goal of finding material to ingest into the Archive. Data entry and research to aid in the Archive’s linked open data initiative: connecting artists, artworks, nationalities, cultural heritage institutions, and exhibition history based on material found in institutional finding aids. 

Technology utilized: Microsoft Access, Excel, OpenRefine, Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC)

Conservation Digitization Intern
The Frick Collection / Frick Art Reference Library

May 2017 - Aug 2017

Digitization of archival material with flatbed scanner. Light editing and digital asset management of new scan files.

Exhibitions Assistant Intern
Rutgers University Special Collections & University Archives

Sep 2016 - May 2017

 

Digitization of WWI-era scrapbooks & photo albums using Phase One & Capture One to create high-quality facsimiles and online flip-books. Exhibit research, content development, and label writing.

View a portfolio of work here.

Imaging Intern
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sep 2014 - May 2015

Social Media (Instagram: @MetImaging), digitization of negatives & prints using Hasselblad copy stand, negative & x-ray scanning, Lightroom & Photoshop edits, organization and filing of images for ingestion into DAMS (MediaBin).

View a portfolio of work here

Recommendation Letter

Archives Intern
Magnum Photos

Jan - Mar 2015

Maintaining digital & analog archives, caption editing for website publication, scanning of negatives, photo researching & filing, daily administrative tasks.

Continuing Education Department Intern
International Center of Photography

Aug - Sep 2014

Registering & advising students, daily administrative tasks, answering public inquiries via phone, e-mail, and in-person.

 
Education
Digital Asset Management Certificate
Rutgers University

​May 2022 - Present

 

  • DAM for GLAM (May 2022)

 

Master of Information | Archives & Preservation
Rutgers University

​Sep 2016 - May 2018

 

  • Beta Phi Mu

  • President | SOURCE - Student Organization for Unique and Rare Collections Everywhere, Rutgers student chapter of the Society of American Archivists​ (Jan 2017- May 2018)

  • Recipient of Outstanding Service to the Masters Program, May 2017 (Press Release) and May 2018

  • Publications

  • Please find a sample of projects and papers completed during Graduate School by following this link. ​

  • Alumni Profile: Preserving the Past Becomes a Promising Professional Future for Master of Information Alumna (link)

  • SC&I LINKS Mentor (Sep 2021-Present) (link)

Associate in Fine Arts | Studio Arts (Photography)
Sussex County Community College

​Sep 2012 - Jan 2016

 

  • View a portfolio of work here.

  • Graduated with highest honors

  • Phi Theta Kappa

  • Psi Beta

  • President | Fine Arts Student League

Bachelor of Science | Business Administration
Fairleigh Dickinson University

​Sep 2011 - May 2013

 

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude​

  • Beta Gamma Sigma

  • Vice President | Management Leaders of Tomorrow

Associate of Science | Business Administration
Sussex County Community College

Sep 2009 - Aug 2011

 

  • Graduated with highest honors

  • Phi Theta Kappa NJ All-State Academic Team

  • NJ Collegiate Business Administration Association Honor Society

  • President | Phi Theta Kappa 

  • Secretary | SGA

  • President | Hospitality Club

Honors & Awards
Kress Foundation Scholarship

​Apr 2022

 

  • Summer Educational Institute (SEI) is a joint project of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) and the Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF). The SEI curriculum presents an introduction to and overview of the digital life cycle taught by experts in the field.

 
Part-Time Lecturer Professional Development Fund Award

​Feb 2022

 

  • Funding to attend NEDCC's Digital Directions online conference (Feb 2022)

  • Issued by Rutgers University / Academic Affairs / PTLFC-AAUP-AFT

 
Rare Book School Directors' Scholarship

​Jan 2022

 

  • The RBS Directors’ Scholarship, initiated in 2009 to honor Founding Director, Terry Belanger, and his successor, Michael F. Suarez, S.J., is an award given to approximately 20 first-time RBS students each year. Scholarship recipients are awarded full tuition for an RBS course. (link)

Certificate for Lifelong Learning in Inclusive & Equitable Teaching

Dec 2021

 

  • Presented by The Center for Teaching Advancement & Assessment Research and the University Equity and Inclusion Office. (certificate)

Chris Edwards Memorial Scholarship

May 2021

 

  • Scholarship given in honor and memory of Chris Edwards to attend the Society for Imaging Science and Technology Archiving 2021 Conference

  • Given by ImageMuse, Sponsored by Digital Transitions

Part-Time Faculty Member Excellence

May 2021

 

  • Issued by Rutgers University, School of Communications and Information, Department of Library and Information Science. (link)

 
NJ State Professional Librarian Certificate

May 2021

 

  • Issued by Thomas Edison State University and the New Jersey State Library. (link)

Phase One Certified Professional

Sept 2018

 

  • Certified in IQ Series Digital Backs, XF Camera System, DF+ Camera System, and CaptureOne 11. 

  • Issued by Digital Transitions and Phase One

Outstanding Student Award

May 2018

 

  • Outstanding student for service to the Master of Information program.

  • Issued by Rutgers University, School of Communications and Information, Department of Library and Information Science

Outstanding Service Award

May 2017

 

  • Outstanding service to the Masters Program. (link)

  • Issued by Rutgers University, School of Communications and Information, Department of Library and Information Science