Officer Position Descriptions and Duties
Marisa is the Digital Repository Librarian at Cal Poly and is primarily responsible for the development and implementation of the DigitalCommons@CalPoly, a digital repository that provides online open access to scholarship and research produced by Cal Poly faculty and students. The repository also provides access to relevant documents created by administrative offices, departments and programs at Cal Poly. Marisa served as 2010-2011 SIG DL Treasurer and as 2011-12 SIG DL Chair-Elect.
Vice-Chair – Kevin Comerford
Kevin is an Assistant Professor of Librarianship and Digital Initiatives Librarian at the University of New Mexico Libraries. He is based in the Center for Southwest Research where he has developed a variety of open access and digital libraries applications. Kevin also serves as the chair of the University Libraries research data management initiative. He holds a Master of Information Science degree from the University of North Texas and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Texas Christian University. Previously he was the Group Manager for Media Content Management at Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, Washington (1995-2008), a systems developer for the Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas (1995) and the Visual Resources Manager for the Dallas Museum of Art (1990-1995).
Communications – Tina Jayroe
Tina is SIG DL’s Communication Officer and has been an ASIS&T member since 2007. She works in the Systems Department at Aurora Public Library, CO. She received her MLIS is from the University of Denver and is an ASIS&T 2010 New Leaders awardee. Her dream came true when she presented at SIG/CON 2010 goo.gl/xbV0i and she loves Noam Chomsky.
Treasurer – Lizzy Rolando
Elizabeth (Lizzy) Rolando is the Research Data Librarian in the Scholarly Communications and Digital Curation Department at the Georgia Tech Library. She graduated from UCLA in 2012 with a specialization in Informatics, and her research was centered on the data practices of science and technology researchers.
Membership – Anne Diekema
Anne is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Instructional Technology & Learning Sciences at Utah State University. Her research interests are in digital libraries, information retrieval, information organization, and human information behavior. Anne is especially interested in the use of technology to assist teachers and students in finding information in educational digital libraries. Currently, she is teaching aspiring school librarians as part of the School Library Media Administration program. As the current membership officer of SIG DL, Anne consolidated SIG DL membership lists from ASIS&T, the SIGDL listserv, Facebook, and LinkedIn. One of the membership challenges of SIG DL is how to get non-members who are part of the our social networking venues, to become SIG DL members.
Webmaster – Dot Porter
Dot Porter is the Curator, Digital Research Services in the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies, Special Collections Center, University of Pennsylvania (http://www.schoenberginstitute.org/). Dot holds Master’s degrees in medieval studies and library science and started her career working on image-based digital editions of medieval manuscripts. She has worked on a variety of projects, focusing on materials as diverse as ancient texts and Russian religious folklore, providing both technical support and scholarly expertise. In her current position she both provides general digital humanities support for faculty and graduate students, and plays with digitized medieval manuscripts. Dot is an ASIS&T 2012 New Leaders awardee.
Past Chair – Susan Wells Parham
Susan Wells Parham is Head of Scholarly Communication and Digital Curation at the Georgia Tech Library, where she provides leadership for library initiatives to preserve and sustain long-term access to Georgia Tech scholarship and research in digital form. She is responsible for services supporting the scholarly communication lifecycle, including Georgia Tech’s trusted digital repository, SMARTech. Susan has served as SIG-DL Chair, Chair-Elect, Treasurer, and Communications Officer.
Committee Conveners (appointed positions created in 2012-13)
Student Session Committee for AM 2013 convened by Chris Eaker
Webinar Committee convened by Ngozi Okoro and Amelia Vaughn
SIGDL Newsletter Committee convened by Gena Chattin