As Unit Head, Pat is responsible for building digital collections and digitizing materials from the Hesburgh Libraries’ special and general collections in support of teaching, research, and exhibition programs, and preservation.
She currently serves as Team Lead for the Mellon Workflow Subgroup Team to establish joint workflows for the Hesburgh Libraries, University Archives, and Snite Museum. A portion of her time is devoted to the Catholic Research Resources Alliance, where she serves as Digital Projects Librarian. Pat has presented and published widely on collaborative and digital initiatives, with a special focus on ensuring the survival and discovery of religious archives.
She holds a BA in English and MLS from Indiana University, and a Ph.D. In Library and Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Amanda Gulley is the Media Digitization Specialist. Her primary focus is producing digital surrogates from a variety of still image, text, and other formats according to established standards to meet Hesburgh Libraries' goals for digitizing internal resources. She consults on digital projects especially involving logistical concerns related to digital files (masters, primary, access), and accompanying structural and technical metadata. She is the primary user of the Libraries’ Kirtas APT book scanner and would be happy to give you a demonstration.
Amanda has a Master's in Library Science and a Bachelor's in Sociology from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Debbie’s responsibilities span two units: Analog Preservation & Conservation and Digital Access, Projects, & Outreach.
Debbie coordinates brittle books reformatting, commercial binding, spine labeling, and mass deacidification workflows. To accomplish this work Debbie actively engages with vendors as well as staff across the Libraries. In support of in-house digitization, Debbie prepares digital surrogates for distribution to access and preservation partners such as HathiTrust.
Debbie holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from Indiana University.
Master of Science in Education, Indiana University
Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Penn State University
Through the Visual Resources Center, Denise provides digitization and access to visual materials and services to web design, data visualization, copyright and general support for visual technologies. She promotes and advocates the use of digital materials, presentation tools and social networking technologies through digital services and workshops. Denise oversees the development, creation and management of a large digital collection that supports the teaching and research needs to College of Arts and Letters affiliates. As an instructor, she offers and develops visual literacy sessions to better integrate the use of digital content for curriculum content and student media rich assignments.
She is a member of the Visual Resources Association.
Patrick Rader is Media Digitization, Production Coordinator who primarily works with digitization of video. He manages the daily operation of media reformatting and library video streaming services, and contributes to the creation and provision of access to digital collections.
His responsibilities include:
• Oversight of the daily operations of video digitization, including content management, troubleshooting, exception handling, and coordination of tasks among support staff.
• Serving as the primary contact with teaching and research faculty who use library streaming video services for course teaching, and ensuring web access points of service.