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About the Presenters

About the Presenters

Kurtis Scaletta is a learning technologies consultant with OIT. Bertie is his tabby cat and helped with this presentation.

Nora Paul is the director of the Institute for New Media Studies in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She was the editor for research at the Miami Herald and on the faculty of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies where her work looked at the information gathering and information delivery aspects of news and how digital technology was changing them both.

Lee Anderson, School of Architecture

Tracey Deutsch is an assistant professor in the Department of History. In addition to teaching History 1301, she teaches, researches, and writes about the politics of food, the history of capitalism, and gender and women's history in the U.S. Her book, Building a Housewife's Paradise: Gender, Politics, and American Grocery Stores in the Twentieth Century will be published this spring by the University of North Carolina Press.

Jeffrey Williams, OIT, is an email administrator who maintains the current email system and is on the project team that is implementing Google Apps at the University.  As you'll see from his slides, Jeff enjoys photography and travel.

Susan McKinnell has been a technology trainer with the Office of Information Technology at the University of Minnesota for close to ten years. She is involved in both the development and delivery of training in areas such as Google Apps, MS Office applications, and video editing.

Shane Nackerud is the Web services coordinator and Interim Co-Director of the Digital Library Development Lab for the University of Minnesota Libraries. In this role, Shane manages the University Libraries web presence.  In addition, Shane also manages the UThink blog project.

Kate Peterson, University Libraries

Jon Jeffryes, University Libraries

Jason Roy is the Head of Digital Collections and Interim Co-director of the Digital Library Development Lab at the University of Minnesota Libraries. In this capacity, he acquires, prepares and manages collection-related information in digital format for discovery and long term preservation.

Nancy Sims, University Libraries