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New HathiTrust Staff Members Natalie Fulkerson and Jessica Rohr

January 31, 2018

Two new HathiTrust staff members joined the Operations staff in the Buhr Building on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor on January 29, 2018.

  • Natalie Fulkerson (nfulkers@hathitrust.org) has been appointed as the new Collection Services Specialist for HathiTrust. She will assume the duties of managing ingestion of digital content and bibliographic metadata, coordinating with the University of Michigan Library IT staff and Zephir team staff at the California Digital Library. She will also support the Shared Print and U.S. Federal Documents programs with data analysis and visualizations and help document best practices for preservation services. She has an appointment as an associate librarian at the University of Michigan Library. Natalie earned a B.A. in political science from the University of Michigan and an M.L.S. from the University of Maryland. Her previous position was with Layman Poupard Publishing, as production manager.
  • Jessica Rohr (jbelle@hathitrust.org) has been appointed as the new Member Engagement and Communications Specialist for HathiTrust. In this new role for HathiTrust, she will assume responsibilities for communicating the value and mission of the organization, promoting member engagement, and leading new member development. Jessica earned a B.A. in English and an M.F.A. in poetry from the University of Michigan. Her previous position was with the University of Michigan Information and Technology Services, as senior marketing communications specialist.

These two new staff members also make possible another new role at HathiTrust. Once Natalie and Jessica are fully on board the team, Angelina Zaytsev will move into the position of User Experience Librarian with HathiTrust Operations. In this role, Angelina will continue her leadership on user support for the HathiTrust Digital Library, while also taking on projects to improve the HathiTrust user experience, analyzing usage patterns, and supporting data provision to scholars and vendors.

 

Author(s):  Sandra McIntyre