Staff

Meet the Staff

Jillian Carney is the Manager of Digital Services in the Collections Division at the Ohio Historical Society, and her responsibilities include overseeing the Digital Services unit, highlighted by Ohio Memory, a collaborative digital library that includes 353 libraries, historical societies and museums in Ohio and the National Digital Newspaper Program in Ohio, Ohio’s contribution to Chronicling America.  Jillian has a B.A. in Communications from The Ohio State University and an M.L.I.S. from Kent State University.  Phone: (614) 297-2578. Email: jcarney@ohiohistory.org.

Lily Birkhimer is the Assistant Curator of Digital Services in the Collections Division at the Ohio Historical Society. Her responsibilities include managing Ohio Memory, a collaborative digital library that includes collections from more than 350 cultural heritage institutions across Ohio, and handling photoduplication orders and image digitization requests. Lily has a B.A. in French Language and Literature from The Ohio State University and an M.L.I.S. from Kent State University. Phone: (614) 297-2558. Email: lbirkhimer@ohiohistory.org.

Jenni Salamon is the Project Coordinator for the National Digital Newspaper Program in Ohio at the Ohio Historical Society. Jenni started at OHS as a Digital Projects volunteer and intern, helping to create metadata for several collections in Ohio Memory.  Jenni has a B.A. in English from Ohio University and has her M.L.I.S. from Kent State University.  Phone: (614) 297-2579.  Email: jsalamon@ohiohistory.org.

Kevin Latta is the Quality Control Technician for the National Digital Newspaper Program in Ohio at the Ohio Historical Society. Kevin started at OHS as a volunteer in the State Archives, and then interned as a collections assistant working with museum objects. Kevin has a B.A. in Early European History from Ohio Dominican University and has his M.L.I.S. from Kent State University. Phone: (614) 297-2524. Email: klatta@ohiohistory.org.

Duryea Kemp is the Scanning and Microfilm Technician for Digital Services in the Collections Division at the Ohio Historical Society.  Duryea came to the society to work on our original newspaper microfilming project.  He also worked in the Audio/Visual department before joining Digital Services.  Duryea has an Associates Degree from the United Electronics Institute in Charleston, West Virginia.  Phone: (614) 297-2543.  Email: dkemp@ohiohistory.org.