Digital Preservation | 1542455842 | Kent State University

Digital Preservation

Virginia Dressler

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical expertise and project management support in the creation and maintenance of digital collections on various platforms, including the Libraries' institutional repository
  • Coordinates cross-departmental digital project workflows and participates in identifying digital collection development opportunities
  • Selects, designs, deploys and maintains digital repository and publishing services, storage solutions, and digital library collection-related services, tool sets, and applications
  • Supports strategic creation of digital content, digital conversion, interoperability of digital platforms, management and archiving of datasets, integration of digital resources into public web sites and learning management systems, and integration opportunities for digital content

Publications

Job Title

Digital Projects Librarian, Assistant Professor

Job Department

University Libraries

Campus

Kent

Office Location

University Library, Room 370 University Library

Phone

330-672-1465

Karen F. Gracy, Ph.D.

Karen Gracy

Karen F. Gracy, Ph.D., has developed and delivered coursework in digital preservation and curation, moving image archiving, preservation and conservation of cultural heritage materials, and archival description and representation. She completed her undergraduate degree in English and French (B.A.) at the University of California, Berkeley, and holds an M.A. in critical studies of film and television, as well as an M.L.I.S. and Ph.D. in library and information science from UCLA. She is the author of Film Preservation: Competing Definitions of Value, Use, and Practice (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2007).

Job Title

Associate Professor

Campus

Kent

Phone

330-672-0049

Personal Website

Karen F. Gracy, Ph.D.