Proficiency with print and digital photography, including b/w and color darkroom experience

Imaging: Adobe CS5, EpsonScan, FlexColor (Imacon), SilverFast, Abbyy Finereader

Software: Microsoft Office, Adobe Bridge, Oxygen, XMetal, Extensis Portfolio, FileMaker Pro, DSpace, Omeka, OCLC Connexion, Millennium

Web Publishing & Databases: HTML, XHTML, PHP, CSS, MySQL

Metadata Schemas & Descriptive Standards: Dublin Core, VRA Core, DACS, LCSH, AARC2, EAD, CCO, CDWA, TGM, Getty AAT and ULAN, Revised Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging


University of Texas at Austin
Master of Science in Information Studies, 2012
New York University
Bachelor of Arts in Art History, 2008


Image Collection Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Digital Image Metadata Librarian, September 2013 - Present
  • Work with faculty and students to develop and deliver images for teaching
O'Neill Library, Boston College
Digital Content Specialist, May - August 2013
  • Digitized rare books and other special collections materials
  • Collaborated with archives staff with use of materials and records in Archivists' Toolkit
  • Developed policy for digital preservation workflows
  • Created MODS/METS metadata for simple and complex digital objects
  • Ingested materials into DigiTool repository
  • Configured and instructed staff with use of new technology, including ATIZ BookDrive Pro
Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
Photographic Archives Intern, October 2011 - January 2013
Project Archivist, December 2011 - August 2012
  • Processed approximately 150 linear feet of slides, negatives, and prints
  • Answered reference questions and assisted researchers with materials
  • Created and updated finding aids in EAD using Oxygen and XMetal
  • Selected, digitized, and color corrected photographic media from collections
  • Cataloged images using Dublin Core standards in Adobe Bridge and Extensis Portfolio
  • Processed the complete archives of Karen Dickey, formerly of the Texas Department of Agriculture
  • See images selected from this collection and digitized for the Digital Media Repository
Fine Arts Library, The University of Texas at Austin
Visual Resource Collection Volunteer (Capstone Project), August 2012 - December 2012
  • Catalogued images according to VRA Core and CCO standards
  • Selected and scanned images for inclusion in the DASe online image database
  • Migrated image records from spreadsheet to in-house digital asset management system
  • Wrote a guide to assist professors in accessing digital teaching materials
Harry Ransom Center for Humanities Research, The University of Texas at Austin
Archives Associate, May - August 2011
  • Arranged and rehoused photographs in the New York Journal American photographic morgue as part of a grant-funded project to make the 64,000 files accessible for research
  • Updated online database to reflect physical arrangement of files
Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT
Sales and Information Associate, April 2009 - November 2010
  • Provided assistance to museum guests in the store and at the admissions desk
  • Added inventory to the point-of-sale system database
  • Prepared sales reports and performed data backups
Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT
Archives Volunteer, Winter 2009
  • Processed portions of the Charles Sheldon collection of photographs taken in Alaska, circa 1906-1908, to determine duplicate prints between photographic albums and loose prints
Dye-Namix Inc., New York, NY
Print and Digital Projects Intern, January 2007 – October 2008
Freelance artist, November 2005 – March 2006
  • Digitized and re-touched original artwork for reproduction on fabric for high-end art and fashion clients
  • Color matched print and digital samples for reproduction
  • Catalogued and archived print samples and digital work
  • Prepared samples of in-house print design products
  • Handpainted garments for retail market
  • Designed graphics for company website and portfolio
America Reads, New York, NY
Tutor, August 2004 – July 2005
  • Supported the primary instructor in a public school kindergarten class in Chinatown
  • Assisted students with literacy assignments individually and in groups
  • Corrected homework assignments