Bohyun Kim, founding editor
Bohyun Kim is the Digital Access Librarian at Florida International University Medical Library in Miami, FL. She has particular interests in library innovation and emerging technologies and has worked in web services, e-resources management, digitization, reference, and instructional technologies. She blogs at Library Hat and can be found at @bohyunkim in Twitter. She was a 2011 American Library Association Emerging Leader sponsored by LITA and a 2011 Code4Lib Minority Scholarship recipient and holds a MSLIS from Simmons College and a MA in classical philosophy from Harvard University.
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Eric Phetteplace, current member
Eric Phetteplace is the Emerging Technologies Librarian at Chesapeake College in Wye Mills, Maryland. His interests in librarianship include web design, open access, information literacy instruction, and data-driven decision-making (which is alliterative for “assessment”). He’s passionate about community colleges and enjoys being a jack-of-all-trades technologist at a two-year institution. His unprofitable interests include the NBA, modernist literature, alternative rap, and breaking git repos. He can be found at phette.net and @phette23 on Twitter.
Jim Hahn, founding member
Jim Hahn holds the position of Orientation Services and Environments Librarian and is an Associate Professor of Library Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His day to day focus is on helping first-year and transfer students make the transition to university study; and to develop and evaluate prototype technologies that focus on enabling undergraduates to discover library resources and services that support learning and research, and to integrate them into their work. Recent publications: http://connections.ideals.illinois.edu/people/189
Margaret Heller, founding member
Margaret Heller works as the Digital Services Librarian at Loyola University Chicago. She also is the volunteer Assistant Director and web development team leader at the Read/Write Library Chicago (http://www.readwritelibrary.org). Her work focuses on institutional repositories, open access, and user experience. She graduated with her MSLIS from the University of Illinois in 2008. Find her on the web at Glorious Generalist or Twitter @Margaret_Heller.
Meghan Frazer, current member
Meghan Frazer is the Digital Resources Curator for the Knowlton School of Architecture at The Ohio State University. She manages the school archives as well as the KSA Digital Library, and spends lots of time wrangling Drupal for the digital library site. Her professional interests include digital content preservation and data visualization. Before attending library school, Meghan worked in software quality assurance and training and has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. You can send tweets in her direction using @meghanfrazer.
Nicholas Schiller, current member
Nicholas Schiller works as the Systems and Instruction Librarian for Washington State University in Vancouver. He also is an affiliated faculty member with the Creative Media and Digital Culture program, teaching a course in information architecture and information literacy. He wears many hats on the job, but strives to integrate emerging technology with information literacy instruction. His research areas include the pedagogy and video games, and teaching information literacy through information architecture. He may be found on the web at information games or @nnschiller on Twitter.
Past Founding Members
Becky Yoose, ex-founding member
Gwen Evans,ex-founding member
Jamie Hammond, ex-founding member
Lisa Kurt, ex-founding member
Big thanks to:
Andreas Orphanides, Anne Burke, Aimee Fifrek, Ann Porter, Carli Splina, Cynthia Ng, Erin Fisher, Jo Alcock, Joel Richard, John Fink, Kelly Sattler, Meghan Frazer, Nicole Pagowsky, Tod Colegrove, and Will Kurt.