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Naomi Nelson

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Naomi Nelson is Director of the Rare Books, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library (RBMSCL) at the Perkins Library at Duke University. Previously, she was the Interim Director for the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL) at Emory University and Co-Director of the Digital Scholarship and Media Studies Graduate Certificate Program. She has been working with born-digital records for over ten years, starting in 1996 when she served as a consultant to the Senate Computer Center on the transfer of born-digital Constituent Mail index files to archival repositories. She has taught workshops for the Society of American Archivists on the “Digitization of Archival Materials” and “Digital Libraries and Digital Archives.” Nelson was a member of the Digital Libraries Federation’s Aquifer project and served as consultant to the MetaArchive Project funded by the Library of Congress’ National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program.

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