My Craft

(Meta)data is a crucial part of our lives, and I believe that good data makes our lives easier. To this end, I make data cleaner, smarter, and more efficient so that we can do the things we need to do better. Contact me or check me out on social media if you want to learn more.

I am currently the Metadata Technologies Librarian at NCSU Libraries where I do all things metadata. I work with Libraries colleagues to make sure our collections and services are efficiently managed and discoverable in all the places our users are. I also engage with the campus community to consult on data problems, including building data models for systems, performing data mining for research projects, and improving data processing workflows.

My research interests include metadata sharing, integration, and reuse, SEO for libraries, and semantic web technologies.

Outside of work I'm an avid gamer; have been ever since my dad introduced me to Super Nintendo and Mario as a child. I also continue my passion for music by performing in local orchestras and gigs.