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