The University Libraries is pleased to announce the appointment of Spencer Bevis as project librarian for North Carolina Historic Newspapers, effective October 7.
In this position, Spencer will oversee day-to-day operations of the North Carolina Historic Newspapers project, a National Endowment for the Humanities-funded effort to provide scanned pages of significant North Carolina newspapers to Chronicling America. He will ensure products meet required technical specifications, prepare metadata, and oversee the review of digital files. He will also coordinate with the North Carolina State Archives, the Library of Congress, and the project vendor. Additionally, he will support project outreach and reporting.
Prior to this appointment, Spencer was digitization specialist at Duke University Libraries.
Spencer holds an M.S.L.S. with a concentration in archives and records management from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a B.A. in history from Gardner-Webb University, in Boiling Springs, North Carolina.
Reach Spencer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 962-4274.