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John Millard

Head, Center for Digital Scholarship
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Phone: 513-529-6789

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.
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Elias Tzoc

Digital Initiatives Librarian
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Phone: 513-529-7206

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.

Eric Johnson

Numeric and Data Services Librarian
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Phone: (513)529-4152

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 and geographic information systems/science.

Jody Perkins

Digital Scholarship Librarian / Metadata Specialist
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Phone: 513-529-0135

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.

Lori Chapin

Senior Library Technician, Digital Scholarship
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Phone: 513-529-2871

Lori Chapin joined The University Libraries in 2008 as a Senior Library Technician in Technical Services and joined the Center for Digital Scholarship in 2011. She is a 2002 graduate of Miami University with a Bachelor of Arts in History of Art and Architecture. Prior to coming to Miami, Lori worked in industry for six years primarily for CD and DVD manufacturer Asahi Tec in Richmond, IN.

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