Christopher Scholz, professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (EES), is the recipient of the 2022 Israel C. Russell Award from the Geological Society of America’s (GSA’s) Limnogeology Division. Presented to only one researcher each year, the award recognizes outstanding research,…
Sarah Allis, Kiley Jolicoeur Join Department of Digital Stewardship
Sarah Allis and Kiley Jolicoeur recently joined Syracuse University Libraries’ new Department of Digital Stewardship. Allis accepted the newly created role of content coordinator, effective Jan. 12, where she maintains digital content in the Libraries’ various digital repositories, including SURFACE and Digital Collections. Jolicoeur accepted the position of metadata strategies librarian effective Feb. 2, where she stewards the metadata for digital collections, including the creation of new metadata, remediation of legacy metadata and the designing of application profiles across collections and platforms.
Allis transitioned to her new role after working for more than 10 years in the Department of Learning and Academic Engagement. Prior to that, she spent six years working on the digital library at Penn State University Libraries. Allis holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture and a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the Rhode Island School of Design.
Prior to her current role, Jolicoeur worked as a graduate assistant for the Department of Digital Stewardship, building skills and a deep understanding of the metadata used with the Libraries’ existing digital collections. As a graduate assistant, she was instrumental in the early phase of the Libraries’ migration to a new digital object management system and has experience with SURFACE, the Libraries’ institutional repository. Kiley earned a master’s degree in library and information science from Syracuse University and dual bachelor’s degrees in philosophy and classics from Sweet Briar College in Sweet Briar, Virginia.