Independent study: “Preservation and Access of Born-Digital Architectural Design Records in an OAIS-Type Archive”
University of Florida
Digital Preservation Librarian | August 2018 - present
Summer Fellow | June - August 2018
Archivist, Digital Archives | June 2015 - May 2018
Archives and Research Assistant | February 2013 - May 2015 (except May-August 2014)
Project Assistant | October 2014 - April 2015
Processing Intern | February 2013 - April 2013
Born-Digital Intern | May 2014 - August 2014
“Efficient appraisal and processing of disk images of legacy digital storage media at the Canadian Centre for Architecture,” Journal of Digital Media Management, Volume 6, Number 4, Summer 2018.
“Data-Driven Reporting and Processing of Digital Archives with Brunnhilde,” Practical Technology for Archives, Issue 8, July 2017.
Jessica Meyerson, Zach Vowell, Wendy Hagenmaier, Aliza Leventhal, Fernando Rios, Elizabeth Russey Roke and Tim Walsh. “The Software Preservation Network (SPN): A Community Effort to Ensure Long Term Access to Digital Cultural Heritage,” DLib Magazine 23, no. 5⁄6, May/June 2017.
“How to Access Digital Files From the Nineties,” CCA web feature, April 2017.
“Software Preservation Network: Collecting, Processing, and Providing Access to Software,” bloggERS!: The Blog of SAA’s Electronic Records Section, 4 October 2016.
Session review, “S10. Providing Access to Born-Digital Materials,” New England Archivists Newsletter 42 (3), July 2015.
Co-instructor (with Aliza Leventhal), Managing Physical & Digital Architecture, Design & Construction Records, Society of American Archivists, ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2018, Washington, DC, 13-14 August 2018.
Community counselor, Archivematica Camp Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 21-22 June 2018.
Guest lecturer, Digital Curation and Metadata courses, McGill School of Information Studies, Montreal, QC, Winter 2018.
Guest lecturer, Architecture et Information 2.0, Université de Montreal, Montreal, QC, 2017-2018.
“Preserving Removable Digital Media,” online (two-hour webinar), NEDCC. Offered: 4 April 2017.
“Introduction to Computer Aided Design (CAD) for Archivists,” online (two-hour webinar), LYRASIS. Offered: 9 March 2017 & 9 September 2017.
(See more detail on software projects here.)
Brunnhilde: A Siegfried-based reporting tool for digital archives.
CCA Tools: A set of processing tools (Disk Image Processor, Folder Processor, SIP Creator, and DFXML Reader) used in the arrangement and description workflows for born-digital archives at CCA.
METSFlask: A web application for human-friendly exploration of Archivematica METS files.
addext: Python-based CLI application to add file extensions to files based on a DROID/Siegfried identification of their PRONOM ID (PUID).
“Software Collection Development” (with Anne-Marie Trépanier, Paula Jabloner, Patricia Falcao), Software Preservation Webinar, Digital Preservation Coalition/Software Preservation Network, 2 May 2018.
Archiving Digital Architectural Heritage Experts Meeting, Het Nieuewe Instituut, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 20 March 2018.
“Preservation and Access to Born-Digital Architectural Records: Issues and the CCA Approach,” Save As: Archiving Born-Digital Architectural Materials, SALT Galaga, Istanbul, Turkey (presentation by video conference), 1 December 2017.
Closing remarks, Designing the Future Landscape: Digital Architecture, Design and Engineering Assets, Library of Congress, Washington, DC, 16 November 2017.
“ADE Formats Primer” (with Aliza Leventhal and Katie Pierce Meyer), Designing the Future Landscape: Digital Architecture, Design and Engineering Assets, Library of Congress, Washington, DC, 16 November 2017.
“Software-Driven Workflows for Efficient Processing of Large-Scale Digital Archives,” ARCHIVES 2017, Session 201: The Future of Appraisal and Processing of Digital Materials: Software, Strategies and Scalability, Portland, OR, 27 July 2017.
“Automated Processing of Disk Images and Directories in BitCurator,” BitCurator Users Forum, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 28 April 2017.
“Selecting an Access and Digital Preservation Platform for Humanities Research in Audio and Video Format: Avalon & Archivematica,” (with Jared Wiercinski and Tomasz Neugebauer), Literary Audio Symposium, Concordia Univeristy, Montreal, QC, 3 December 2016.
“Session 309 - DWG, RVT, BIM: A New Kind of Alphabet Soup, with a Lot More Heartburn,” Session Chair, ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2016, Society of American Archivists, Atlanta, GA, 5 August 2016.
“Archaeology of the Digital & Digital Archives at CCA,” Museum Archives Section Symposium on Born Digital, ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2016, Atlanta, GA, 3 August 2016.
“Session 4: Partnerships,” Software Preservation Network Forum, Atlanta, GA, 1 August 2016.
“Introducing Brunnhilde: A reporting tool for digital archives,” TAATU 2016, Montreal, QC, 1 June 2016.
“Catching Up With the Present: Archiving born-digital records of architecture and design,” Born-Digital Symposium, University of South Australia Architecture Museum, 19 April 2016.
“Archaeology of the Digital and born-digital archives at CCA,” Born-Digital Symposium, University of South Australia Architecture Museum, 18 April 2016.
“99% Digital: CAD & Architectural Archives,” 4th Annual Simmons College Graduate Symposium, Boston, MA, March 2015.
“Democratizing Archives: Digital Libraries and the Expansion of the Archival User Base” (with Leah Edelman and Elizabeth McGorty), 3rd Annual Simmons College Graduate Symposium, Boston, MA, April 2014.
“Democratizing Archives: Digital Libraries and the Expansion of the Archival User Base” (with Leah Edelman and Elizabeth McGorty), University of Indiana-Bloomington SAA Student Chapter Conference, Bloomington, IN, March 2014.
“Expertmeeting: Archiving Digital Architectural Heritage”, Lotte Haagsma, Het Nieuwe Instituut, April 2018.
“Designing the Future Landscape: Digital Architecture, Design & Engineering Assets”, Aliza Leventhal, Library of Congress report, 12 March 2018.
“The Quest for a Universal Translator for Old, Obsolete Computer Files”, Jessica Leigh Hester, Atlas Obscura, 8 March 2018.
“Review: Archaeology of the Digital: Complexity and Convention”, Matthew Allen, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Vol. 76, No. 2, June 2017.