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Alice Prael

Alice Prael

BCC President-Elect, 2021-2022 BCC Executive Council, 2021-2023 Alice Prael is the Digital Archivist for Yale Special Collections at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, where she manages a centralized digital accessioning service that provides support for accessioning born digital materials from across the special … Read more →

George Apodaca

BCC Treasurer, 2021-2022 BCC Executive Council, 2021-2023 George Apodaca is currently the Digital Archivist/Digital Asset Manager at the Archives of American Art — a research unit embedded within the Smithsonian Institution — where he was worked since 2018. In addition to managing the Archives of … Read more →

Joe Carrano

BCC Executive Council, 2021-2023 Joe Carrano is a Digital Archivist in the Department of Distinctive Collections at MIT Libraries where he develops and partakes in workflows to process born-digital material, preserve, and provide access to digital content. He was formerly a National Digital Stewardship Resident … Read more →

Elvia Arroyo-Ramirez

BCC Executive Council, 2020-2022 Elvia Arroyo-Ramirez is the Assistant University Archivist at UC Irvine where she is responsible for preserving the campus history. She oversees large digitization projects and investigates new workflows for the preservation and access of born-digital materials. She is a contributor to … Read more →

[Matthew] Farrell

BCC Treasurer, 2020-2021 BCC Executive Council, 2019-2021 Matthew Farrell is Digital Records Archivist with the Duke University Archives and David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. He holds an MLS with a concentration in Archives and Records Management from the University of North Carolina … Read more →

Laura Alagna

Laura Alagna is the Digital Preservation Librarian at Northwestern University Libraries. She has developed and implemented policies and workflows for managing born-digital content at Northwestern, and currently works on integrating digital preservation into Northwestern’s “next generation” repositories. Laura has an undergraduate degree in history from … Read more →

Kelly Bolding

BCC Executive Council, 2020-2022 Kelly Bolding is currently a Processing Archivist at Princeton University Library, where she has worked since 2013. In addition to arranging and describing manuscript collections, she also works on developing workflows for processing born-digital materials, implementing a digital preservation system, and … Read more →

Amy Berish

BCC Executive Council, 2019-2021 Amy Berish is an archivist at the Rockefeller Archive Center, where she develops workflows for processing legacy digital media as a member of the Processing Team. She also serves as a member of the BitCurator Documentation Working Group to review, test, … Read more →

Lauren Work

BCC President, 2021-2022 BCC Executive Council, 2020-2022 Lauren Work is the Digital Preservation Librarian at the University of Virginia, where she is responsible for the implementation of preservation strategy and systems for university digital resources. She helps to create workflows and strategies for the sustainable … Read more →

Brian Dietz

BCC President, 2020-2021 BCC Executive Council, 2019-2021 Brian Dietz is the Digital Program Librarian for Special Collections at NC State University Libraries, where he manages digital archiving, digitization, web and social media archiving, and preservation workflows. Brian has collaborated with archivists and technologists on a … Read more →

Cal Lee

BCC Executive Council, 2019-2021 Christopher (Cal) Lee is Associate Professor at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He teaches archival administration; records management; digital curation; understanding information technology for managing digital collections; and digital forensics.  He … Read more →

Jessica Farrell

Jessica Farrell is the Community Facilitator for Software Preservation Network and the BitCurator Consortium and is co-PI for the BitCuratorEdu project. Her roles in past positions outside of Educopia include project manager, digital curator, corporate archivist, processing archivist, and digitization technician. Jess received her MLIS … Read more →

Hannah Wang

Hannah Wang is the Project Manager for the BitCuratorEdu Project. Prior to joining Educopia, she was the Electronic Records & Digital Preservation Archivist at the Wisconsin Historical Society, where she managed the acquisition of state electronic records, coordinated born-digital processing workflows, and developed the digital … Read more →

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