Naomi Nelson

Naomi Nelson

Naomi Nelson is Associate University Librarian and Director of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University. She came to Duke from Emory University’s Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, where she held a variety of positions over twenty years, including Curator for Southern History, Director of the Digital Archive, Coordinator for Research Services, Assistant Director, and Interim Director. Her interests include managing and providing access to born-digital materials, exploring the new avenues for humanities research opened by new technologies, and women’s history. She is a Presidential Appointee to the National Historical Publications and Records Commission and a member of the 2016 ARL Leadership Fellow cohort.  She received an M.L.S. from the University of Pittsburgh and a Ph.D. in American History from Emory University.

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