Affiliation: Library of Virginia
Sector: Library, Archive, Government (incl National and State libraries and archives)
Country: United States
I just recently celebrated my 10th anniversary at the Library of Virginia. Following the completion of my MLIS from Rutgers University, I joined the Library as a Research Archivist, assisting a wide variety of users navigate the collections of the Commonwealth of Virginia's state library and archive. My knowledge and experience have truly blossomed and gone in directions I couldn't have imagined in 2000. I served as the Library's first electronic records archivist, as well as the first Digital Initiatives & Web Services Manager. Both of these two positions were newly created and required that I work and learn to develop meaningful roles within the agency and to participate in new areas of professional development. I very much enjoy taking the work of our library and archives to new levels, especially as related to technology as it impacts access and discovery.