Master of Library and Information Science
Kent State University • 2012 – 2014

Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy
The Ohio State University • 2002 – 2009


Toledo Lucas County Public Library
Supervisor Digitization Services • 2018 – present

  • Coordinates digitization activities for the Local History and Genealogy department
  • Uploads digitized content to Ohio Memory and generates digital exhibits for distribution of digital assets
  • Oversees preservation of digital assets and management of asset metadata
  • Coordinates with Ohio Digital Network for inclusion of digital assets in Digital Public Library of America

The Ohio State University Libraries
Library Associate 1 • 2006 – 2018

  • Continually supports a collection of 2000+ closed reserve monographs and DVDs distributed among 300+ classes
  • Creates metadata through the Sierra ILS on a daily basis through the creation of bibliographic, item and reserve records
  • Establishes documentation and procedures for closed reserves in the Sierra ILS
  • Develops workflows for what is frequently a self-guided position

Upper Arlington Public Library
Public Services Associate • 2016 – 2018

  • Assists patrons in searching for music and films in the library collection, both at Upper Arlington Public Library and in the Central Library Consortium
  • Provides information and training relating to library computers and software and services offered by the library such as Hoopla, Zinio, and OverDrive
  • Provides consistently excellent customer service in assisting patrons and ensuring their informational, educational, and recreational needs are satisfied

Ohio State University Rare Books and Manuscripts Library
Intern • 2014

  • Organized the personal papers of Hugh Nissenson into a usable, archives-ready collection
  • Collaborated with the special collections processing coordinator to ensure that all work was consistent with departmental policies and adapted as necessary
  • Worked with the ArchivesSpace content management platform to create finding aid using Describing Archives: A Content Standard metadata schema


Ohio State University Libraries, Digital Imaging Lab
2016 – 2017

  • Worked to digitize materials for preservation and access
  • Primarily working with special collections materials
  • Creation of preservation images and ebooks using Adobe suite of software

IFLA World Library and Information Congress
Columbus, Ohio • 2016

Ohio State University Libraries, Conservation Lab
2012 – 2014

  • Worked with a variety of media including periodicals, books, and artwork
  • Utilized a variety of conservation techniques including mending with dry adhesive tissues, encapsulation, surface cleaning, and removal of adhesive residue with solvents

Grants & Awards

Ohio State University Staff Career Development Grant

  • Awarded to an OSU staff member to support professional and career development.
  • Used to purchase camera lenses to continue knowledge acquisition of cultural heritage photography.

Jan Merrill-Oldham Professional Development Grant

  • Awarded at ALA Annual conferences by the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services
  • Awarded to an individual with five or fewer years experience in library and archives preservation
  • Consists of a citation and cash grant

Ohio Preservation Council Professional Development Grant

  • Awarded to an individual seeking educational opportunities such as classes, workshops, or conference attendance
  • Applications accepted twice per year, with two awards dispersed at each application window
  • Used to enroll in five classes offered by Lyrasis to bolster preservation knowledge in a variety of areas

Presentations & Publications

What New at Ohio Digital Network” Ohio Digital Network Outreaching Working Group webinar, August 28, 2019. Panelist. Discussing adding rights statements to records in CONTENTdm.

Street Photography at Scale: Photographically Documenting Neighborhoods.” Society of Ohio Archivists Annual Meeting. Akron, Ohio. May 17, 2019. Poster presenter.

Building Tools for Community-Driven Photo Collections.” Community Engagement @ Your Library: Creating Vibrant, Diverse and Inclusive Communities. Ohio Library Council. Columbus, Ohio. May 15, 2019. LIBchat presenter.

Experimenting with IA.” Meeting topic: The Internet Archive: The Ways in Which We Use It. Ohio Digitization Interest Group. Columbus, Ohio. January 9, 2019. Panelist.

“Creating a Digital Hub with CONTENTdm.” CONTENTdm Users Group Meeting. Columbus, Ohio. August 2, 2018. Panelist.

Digital Exhibits & Libraries



Certified Public Librarian
Ohio Library Council
June 2018 – May 2023

Current Organizational Memberships

  • American Library Association
  • Association for Library Collections and Technical Services
  • Academic Library Association of Ohio
  • Ohio Library Council
  • Society of American Archivists
  • Society of Ohio Archivists
  • Ohio Digitization Interest Group