Nathan Thomas

Information Professional

Executive Summary

Detail oriented and dedicated professional pursuing a Master’s in Library Science with an interest in working in the humanities and cultural heritage sector either in the private or academic setting.

Service driven individual looking to advocate for an organization that has a passion for digital humanities research, data management, education, curation of digital research data, interdisciplinary collaborations, as well as scholarship.

Skills

Digital Scholarship Services

Project planning using DMPTool

Spatial analysis using ArcGIS

Data curation using OpenRefine

Archival Practice

Digital curation using Collective Access, Omeka

Processing collections using DACS

Librarianship

The Reference Interview

Collection development using LibraryThing

LibGuide Creation

Technical

  • Collective Access
  • Omeka
  • ContentDM
  • HTML
  • MARC
  • Controlled Vocabularies
  • DMPTool
  • LibraryThing
  • DACS, AAT

Experience

Hillman Library

Digital Scholarship Services

2014-Present

Implementation and customization of DMPTool
Assists with the development of Research Data Management services

Mattress Factory Art Museum

Archivist Intern

2014-Present

Acquisition of artist permisions
Digital Curation using Collective Access, Adobe Suite
Collection development using LibraryThing

Leather Archives & Museum

Archivist Volunteer

2013-2014

Processed the Beau Lee James Papers
Processed the Rochester Rams organizational records

Gallery 400

Archivist Intern

2011

Prepared archival media for ContentDM
Indexing using DCMI and AAT controlled vocabulary

University of Illinois at Chicago

Undergraduate Research Assistant

2010-2012

Digitization of visual and literary works using Adobe Photoshop
Indexing and cataloging using Filemaker Pro
Acquisition of image and text permissions

Education

University of Pittsburgh

Master of Library and Information Science

2014-August 2015



University of Illinois at Chicago

Bachelor of Fine Arts

2008-2012

Professional Memberships

American Library Association (ALA)
Society of American Archivists (SAA)
Progressive Librarians Guild (PLG)

Nathan Thomas — nathan.a.thomas@gmail.com — (412) - 916-9082