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September 30, 2014
 
 
 
 
 

Sherri Berger

Sherri Berger

Program/Service

Access & Publishing

Title

Product Manager

Responsibilities

As a Product Manager in the Access & Publishing Group, Sherri focuses on helping archives, libraries, and museums expose unique and special collections materials. She provides ongoing product management and communications support to the Online Archive of California and Calisphere services, with an emphasis on envisioning new features to meet user needs. Additionally, Sherri is currently serving as the Product Manager for the UC Libraries Digital Collection Implementation Project, which will result in a shared, multi-campus digital asset management system and a unified public interface to the UC Libraries’ rich and diverse unique resources.

Education

M.S., Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.A., American Studies, Northwestern University

Other Professional Development:
Certificate in Special Collections, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Background

Sherri came to CDL in March 2009 after earning her master's degree in library and information science. She approaches her work at CDL with a passion for cultural heritage materials and a commitment to making them accessible and engaging. As a graduate student, she explored her interests in art, archives, and technology in a variety of settings, for example curating an online exhibition of historical manuscripts, mending books and paper at the conservation lab, and ordering new titles for the University of Illinois' art and architecture library. Prior to attending graduate school, Sherri honed her fundraising and communications skills as a consultant for non-profit organizations.

LinkedIn Profile

http://www.linkedin.com/in/sherriberger