a. Kelcy Shepherd Joins the Online Archive of California

Kelcy Shepherd joins the CDL as a project archivist for the Online Archive of California.  Kelcy will be working on a number of projects through May 2001 that include creating an online manual for the metadata database used by OAC digitization grants and revising and improving the OAC help pages.  Kelcy holds an MS in Library and Information Science from Simmons College in Boston and has held archivist positions at the Northeastern University Archives and most recently at the UC Berkeley Environmental Design Archives.

b. Jim Edwards and Robin Kotowski Join CDL-T

Jim and Robin will provide temporary, full-time programming assistance for database development and maintenance under the direction of Linda Gallaher-Brown.  They will be taking on various responsibilities to keep the mainframe software that processes campus and vendor data into the CDL mounted databases running smoothly and effectively for users.

Both Jim and Robin have extensive Information Technology experience.  Jim’s recent experience includes Y2K projects for the Automobile Club in Costa Mesa.  Robin worked recently for Semiconductor and Discount Brokerage agencies.