The University Library is pleased to announce two recent appointments.
Anna Goslen became metadata librarian October 1.
In this position, Anna will design and implement metadata standards, policies, workflows, and tools to support access to collections of digitized and born-digital materials. She will help evaluate existing organizational systems and play a role in planning and managing data migrations between systems. She will also support the long-term preservation of materials deposited into the Carolina Digital Repository.
Prior to this appointment, Anna worked as metadata librarian for the Swarthmore College Libraries in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. She holds an M.S.L.S. from the UNC School of Information and Library Science and a B.S. in biology from UNC.
Reach Anna at firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 962-3905.
Josephine McRobbie started in the role of community archivist October 9.
Josephine will serve as project manager and coordinator for a major grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to the Southern Historical Collection (SHC) at the Wilson Special Collections Library. The grant will help the SHC further develop its model of community archiving.
Josephine will manage a small team, document the community-driven methodology, facilitate relationships with peer practitioners and community liaisons, and develop tools and programs for community-driven archives. Josephine will also articulate the community-driven philosophy to all project stakeholders.
Before this appointment, Josephine worked as the assistant director and chief of staff at the North Carolina State University Libraries, where she previously was a Libraries Fellow for Collection Management and Research and Information Services. While at Indiana University, she worked as a graduate assistant for Traditional Arts Indiana, the IU Libraries Moving Image Archive, and the Media Preservation and Digitization Initiative. She holds an M.L.S. and an M.A. in ethnomusicology from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.
Reach Josephine at email@example.com or (919) 962-8520.