Pam Mitchem

Office address: Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 353. Coordinator of Digital Scholarship and Initiatives. Associate Professor, Digital Scholarship and Initiatives. Library Responsibilities: Preservation/Conservation Component Develop and implement preservation initiatives designed to meet the conservation/preservation needs of Special Collections as well as plan, prioritize, and accomplish treatment goals Manage in-house conservation laboratory and perform a wide variety of conservation treatments Provide condition assessment for collections and develop treatment plans Manage outsourcing of conservation treatments that cannot be performed in house Supervise students and staff, evaluate training needs, develop training tools, and train staff in specialized conservation procedures, quality standards, and lab protocols Participate in the evaluation of preservation technologies and in assessment of their appropriateness for Special Collections Maintain a current awareness of conservation principles and practices as they apply to library and archival materials, and develop and test new treatment procedures and approaches to problem solving Digital Component Work closely with the Special Collections Team and Digital Initiatives Librarian to: oversee the preparation for scanning of Special Collection items chosen for digitization assure that materials digitized are handled properly provide quality control for metadata collaborate in the design and maintenance of web pages for digital collections Collaborate with Special Collections to: determine priorities for digitization determine sources of funding write grants; obtain copyright permissions

There are 2 included publications by Pam Mitchem :

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Book Review -- Adrian Brown's Practical Digital Preservation: A How-To Guide For Organizations Of Any Size (Chicago: Neal-Schuman, 2013) 2015 85 Book review of Practical Digital Preservation: A How-To Guide for Organizations of Any Size, by Adrian Brown (Chicago: Neal-Schuman, 2013.
Creating Digital Scholarship Services At Appalachian State University 2017 273 This article reviews literature related to building digital scholarship centers and explores the experience of Appalachian State University Libraries in planning and implementing a digital scholarship program. Appalachian surveyed its faculty, perfor...