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October 31, 2014
 
 
 
 
 

Adrian Turner

Program/Service

Digital Special Collections

Title

Data Consultant

Responsibilities

Adrian Turner supports Online Archive of California (OAC) and Calisphere operations and initiatives, and provides technical and user support services for new and existing libraries, archives, and museums in California that are contributing members to these two systems. He is also involved in the implementation of the UC Libraries Digital Collection, comprising a shared system for managing, preserving, and providing access to digital content from the ten UC campus libraries.

Education:

M.L.I.S, UC Los Angeles

M.A, UC Santa Cruz

Background

Adrian joined the CDL in 2002 serving as an operations manager for the OAC. His general interests lie in standards and tools that support the creation, description, management, and dissemination of digital resources hosted by the CDL, on behalf of UC libraries, archives, museums, and visual resource centers -- as well as non-UC cultural heritage organizations throughout California. Prior to joining the CDL, he worked as an archivist and manuscripts processor at UC Irvine Special Collections and Archives and the Sacramento Archives and Museum Collection Center, and as a antiquarian book cataloger.

Committees/ Affiliations:

  • Society of American Archivists
  • Society of California Archivists
  • Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (Kernel Metadata Task Group)