Mary Trice worked in the corporate world “for years and years” as a highly skilled database designer and software developer. As much as she enjoys information technology, she found that her job could often be isolating. So Trice decided to leverage her tech skills and embark on a second career as a librarian.
As a former IT support manager and trainer turned librarian, SLIS alumna Marsha Schnirring personifies the bridge that Occidental College’s Center for Digital Learning and Research (CDLR) is trying to build between the two disciplines.
SLIS alum Peter Chan recently started work as Stanford University Libraries’ first-ever Digital Archivist for the Manuscript Division, where he’s focusing on developing best practices for acquiring, capturing, processing, and describing born-digital materials.
SLIS alum Mattie Taormina helped Stanford University build its Virtual Archives in Second Life as part of the university’s effort to increase patron access and discovery of the library’s primary sources.