Virginia Dressler | e-Inside | Feb. 22, 2016 | Kent State University

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Virginia Dressler

Digital Projects Librarian
University Libraries
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Provides technical expertise and project management support in the creation and maintenance of digital collections on various platforms at the University Libraries. Works to coordinate cross-divisional teams to support digital initiatives. Provides support librarywide for digital preservation and reformatting.

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

April 2014

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Great people and work environment

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

As a Kent native, I have always loved my hometown and the university, so I am thrilled to be back in the area. And there has been a member of my family working for the university since the late 1940s, so maybe it’s in my blood!

RESIDES IN:

Newbury, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

Kent, Ohio

EDUCATION:

Certificate, Advanced Study in Digital Libraries, Kent State University (2014), M.L.I.S., Library and Information Science, Kent State University (2007); Master of Arts, Art Gallery and Museum Studies, University of Leeds (2003); Bachelor of Arts, Art History, Kent State University (2001)

HOBBIES:

Gardening and travel