DPLA welcomes new Curation Corps members

By DPLA, June 8, 2020.
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This month, we at DPLA were thrilled to welcome 10 new members to our Curation Corps of volunteer librarians/curators:

  • Dorothy Berry, Digital Collections Program Manager, Houghton Library, Harvard University
  • Cynthia Bower, Former Federal/Government Docs Librarian, University of Arizona
  • Carady DeSimone, Sunshine State Digital Network Metadata Group
  • Michele Huie, Systems and Cataloging Librarian, Santa Clara County Library
  • Eve Moekins-Arballo, Digital Imaging Assistant, USC Digital Library
  • Bethany Miller, Adjunct Faculty Librarian, Lorain County Community College
  • Ijeoma Nwatu, Digital Media Specialist and Managing Editor, Her Agenda
  • Stacy Tomaszewski, Electronic Resources Librarian, Fremont Library Administration
  • Erin Vonnahme, MLIS
  • Georgia Westbrook, Open Educational Resources & Instruction Librarian, Touro College

These new members join continuing members Mary Ann Lema, Director at Prairie Trails Public Library District, and Emily Rastovich, a librarian with the River Road & Santa Clara Library. 

With free digital access to knowledge and information more critical than ever, these new Curation Corps members will help us expand the number of titles available in our collection of free ebooks at freebooks.dp.la, as well as develop and curate new collections.

Our new volunteers are managed by Brianna Furcron, DPLA Curation Corps Team Leader and former Special Collections Librarian at the State of Arizona Research Library and Archives, under the direction of Micah May, our Director of Ebooks. 
DPLA’s ebook work is supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.