Digital Collections Specialist
About Digital Assets
We provide access to source material and increase the visibility and accessibility of the scholarly products created by the JMU community. We manage JMU Scholarly Commons, the university’s institutional repository, and provide consultations to the university community on its use. We offer digital preservation services to support student and faculty scholarship. We also provide long-term preservation solutions for vital institutional and cultural heritage materials, and offer consultations on best practices for digital curation.
About Discovery, Access, and Technology
We are responsible for collections, metadata, and technology. Departments include Access and Delivery, Interlibrary Loan and Course Reserves, Metadata Strategies, Collection Administration, Scholarly Communications Strategies, and Technology.
About Scholarly Communications Strategies
Together with the Digital Assets team, we provide holistic support for scholarly communications across JMU, including the development of inclusive and equitable practices related to publishing model support. We provide expertise in copyright, author rights, open educational resources, open publishing, and open infrastructure initiatives.