Helen Tibbo, Project Co-Director
Dr. Helen Tibbo's research and publication areas include digital
preservation and access, electronic mail, personal information management,
historians as information seekers, and long-term preservation of
electronic records. She teaches Information Resources and Services;
Introduction to Archives and Records Management; Advanced Issues
& Practices in Archives, Records, and Manuscripts Administration;
and Digital Preservation and Access. She has managed funded projects
focusing of historians and their use of primary resources, preservation
metadata for digital assets, and electronic mail and individuals'
digital desktops. Helen has taught archival and other cultural heritage
professionals at the Society of California Archivists' Western Archives
Institute in 2000 and at the Digitization for Cultural Heritage
Information Professionals workshops, 2002 and 2003.
Pyatt, Project Co-Director
Tim Pyatt was hired as Dukes University Archivist in March
2002 with a
mandate to establish a comprehensive campus-wide records management
program that would address electronic record concerns. He facilitates
the working group planning for the implementation of electronic
dissertations submission and serves as an executive board member
Electronic Records Fellowship Program. Pyatt, a member of North
State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) since 2000, also
appointment in UNCs School of Information and Library Science
Assistant Professor of the Practice.
Paul Conway, Project Consultant
Dr. Paul Conway joined the executive management group of the Duke
University Libraries in August 2001 as Director of Information Technologies.
His particular focus is the development of the Digital Library @
Duke as a comprehensive program of services and tools for the provision
and preservation of digital resources for the Duke University community.
Prior to coming to Duke, Paul headed the Preservation Department
at Yale University Library for nine years. He began his career in
1977 as an archivist on the staff of the Gerald R. Ford Library.
From 1988 to 1992 served successively as the Preservation Program
Officer for the Society of American Archivists and as an Archives
Specialist at the National Archives and Records Administration.
He has a Masters Degree in History and a Ph.D. in Information and
Library Studies, both from the University of Michigan. He has been
teaching archival and preservation courses for both institutions
of higher learning (Southern Connecticut State University, University
of Michigan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) and professional
and services organizations (SAA and NEDCC) since 1993. His research
interests include digital preservation and the role of archival
principles and perspectives in longevity of electronic records and
Holder, Project Co-Advisor
Holder became University Archivist at UNC-Chapel Hill in February
2003. She was Assistant University Archivist in Jackson Library,
UNC-Greensboro for six years prior to moving to UNC-Chapel Hill.
Janis holds a B.A. in English and a MLS, both from UNC-Greensboro
and has a broad range of library experience, including archival
processing and description, digitization project management, web
page development, and EAD and MARC cataloging. As University Archivist
at UNC-Chapel Hill, Janis also oversees the records management function
for the University and is especially interested in electronic records
Mitchell, Project Co-Advisor
David W. Mitchell, CRM is the University Records Manager at Duke
University, where he is developing and implementing the first comprehensive
records and information management program for the University and
the University Medical Center. Prior to coming to Duke in November
2003, he served as Assistant State Records Administrator with the
North Carolina Division of Historical Resources, Archives and Records
Section, a position he held since June 2000. He began working for
the Archives and Records Section in 1989 and was a records analyst
for both state and local government agencies. He served as head
of the Local Records Management Unit from May 1997 to June 2000.
He is president of the Triangle Chapter of the Association of Records
Managers and Administrators (ARMA) and has been involved with ARMA
chapters in Greenville, NC and the Triangle area since 1995. In
2000 and again in 2002, he was named Triangle Chapter Member of
the Year. He holds a Bachelor or Arts degree in Speech Communications
from Wake Forest University. In 1996, he attained the designation
Certified Records Manager. He currently is pursuing a Master of
Public Administration degree at NC State University.
Holt, Project Co-Advisor
Frank Holt currently serves as the Records Service Coordinator at
UNC Chapel Hill. He held the position of the UNC-CH University Records
Manager from 1997 - 2001 and worked as a Records Analyst for the
North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources from 1989-1996.
Frank has served as President, Vice-President, Secretary, Webmaster,
and Seminar Chair for the Triangle Chapter of ARMA International
and is currently a member of GRECO Committee of ARMA International.
He has been involved in the local community as a committee member
of the Town of Chapel Hill's Information Technology Task Force in
2001. Frank earned a BA from the University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill in 1980.
Chang, Co-Project Manager
is a full-time employee of the Managing the Digital University Desktop
project. Prior to joining the team, she was the Electronic Resources
Librarian at Towson University in Maryland. She also has several
years of experience as an web information architect and user experience
designer. Kimberly is interested in human-computer interaction,
knowledge management, and personal information management. Kimberly
holds a B.A. in Art History from Mary Washington College and a MLS
from the Catholic University of America.
Winget Barrett, Co-Project Manager
Megan Winget Barrett is a doctoral student at the School of
Information and Library Science at UNC - Chapel Hill, where she
is also the co-project manager of the "Managing the Digital
University Desktop" grant. Academically, Megan is interested
in digital archiving issues, specifically how archivists can leverage
the principles of context and provenance to represent primarily
non-textual collections for more reliable and comprehensive retrieval.
Megan has two masters degrees: the first in Art History from the
University of Virginia, and the second in Information Science from
Monnig, Project Manager, (August 2002-July 2003)