John MillardHead, Center for Digital Scholarship
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John is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Master of Science in Library and Information Science. He joined Miami as an electronic
information services librarian in 1995 followed by
assignments as Geographic Information Systems
Librarian and digital initiatives librarian. His research
interests and activities focus on developing
digital library systems to serve distinct user
communities. He is a former NASA and USGS funded investigator working for the OhioView
project, a congressionally sponsored project
to further the use of U.S. civilian satellite data
by the public. He serves as an adjunct faculty
member in the interactive media studies
program and on the faculty of the Learning
Technologies Summer Institute.
Jody PerkinsDigital Scholarship Librarian / Metadata Specialist
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Jody is a graduate of Kent State University School of Library and Information Science. Prior to joining Miami she was Librarian at the Akron Art Museum where she co-authored and coordinated an Ameritech funded grant project. She has served as co-chair of the OhioLink Database Management Steering Committee/Digital Media Center Metadata Task Force and has recently joined the Steering/Curatorial Board of the BambooDiRT Project - a registry of digital research tools for scholarly use. Her research interests include the use of LOD (linked open data) to collocate digital resources across institutions and domains (libraries, archives and museums) on the web.
Jessica GalvinSenior Library Technician
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Phone: (513) 529-2871
Jessica attended State University of New York at Oswego where she earned her MA in English Literature following a BFA degree in Studio Art. Her current research interests include art and social practice, world literature, sustainable communities and independent zines. She previously taught research and writing and directed the Library Learning Center at the Oswego Public Library in Oswego, New York.
Eric JohnsonNumeric and Spatial Data Services Librarian
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Eric hails from the University of Illinois where he completed a Master of Library and Information Science, following Bachelor degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Agricultural Industries from the U. of Illinois. He is the Numeric and Spatial Data librarian for Miami University and also provides resources for data visualization, data management planning and geographic information systems/science.
Elias TzocDigital Initiatives Librarian
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Elias joined Miami University Libraries after completing his MSIS degree at the University of Texas at Austin in May 2007. His current/recent work includes: developing and prototyping web interfaces for digital projects using CONTENTdm, DSpace, WordPress, OJS, and Omeka; researching for new access points and mobile apps for digital library programs using the jQuery mobile framework and Responsive Web Design standards; researching and publishing on technical issues and open source apps for libraries; writing and co-leading grant-funded projects; and developing web plug-ins using PHP, HTML5, XSLT, CSS, and jQuery.