Appointment: Library Software Applications Developer

November 3, 2021
Portrait of Max Kadel

Max Kadel is library software applications developer, University Libraries, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, effective October 25, 2021.

The University Libraries is pleased to announce the appointment of Max Kadel as library software applications developer, effective October 25.

As one of two new library software applications developers, Max will be a part of a highly collaborative team within the University Libraries Software Development department.

Max will be the technical lead and senior software developer on large-scale projects supporting campus open-access initiatives and scholarly repository infrastructure. Projects will include the Carolina Digital Repository and systems to support staff workflows related to scholarly communications and research data management. He will help lead the implementation of robust software development and diagnostic practices, automated testing, software documentation, peer review, and responsible stewardship of software. He will help integrate new systems into existing frameworks to support Library services and collections, and will evaluate and customize advanced technology and services.

Prior to this appointment, Max was software developer for Data Curation Experts where he developed and implemented repository and discovery systems for large academic library clients.

He holds an M.A. in musicology from UNC-Chapel Hill, an M.S.L.I.S. from the Pratt Institute School of Information, in New York, and a B.M. from Indiana University, in Bloomington.

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