The Northern Illinois University Digital Library (NIUDL) is created and maintained by staff in the Technical Services Department and the Digital Collections and Scholarship Unit at Founders Memorial Library. Team members provide metadata and website development, digital preservation, and imaging services.
Matthew Short, Digital Collections and Metadata Librarian, is the web developer, system administrator, and metadata and digital asset manager for NIUDL.
Brian Conant, Digital Scanning Coordinator, manages the Internal Scanning Unit.
Digital Collections Steering Committee
The Digital Collections Steering committee is charged with strategic planning and promotion for NIUDL. Current members include:
Matthew Short, Digital Collections & Metadata Librarian (co-chair)
Gwen Gregory, Associate Dean for Collections Management (ex-officio)
Meredith Ayers, Science Librarian
Mary Burns, Catalog Librarian
Annie Oelschlager, Digital Library Web Developer
Hao Phan, Curator, South East Asia Collection
Sata Prescott, Project Director, Street & Smith Project
Joe Thomas, Directory Library IT Services
Jaime Schumacher, Senior Director of Scholarly Communications
Past Team Members
NIU has been involved in digitization projects for nearly two decades. Previous team members include:
Stacey Erdman, Digital Collections Curator
Drew VandeCreek, Director of Library Advancement and Special Projects
Tara Dirst, Technical Coordinator
Anitha Paruchuri, Web Developer
Nathan Books, System Administrator
Charles Larry, Graphic Designer
Maria Dimanschtein, Graphic Designer
Matt Dotson, Recording Engingeer