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Digital Services Staff

Meet the staff responsible for managing digital content and outreach

Lily Birkhimer is the Digital Projects Coordinator in the Outreach Division at the Ohio History Connection. Her responsibilities include managing content and outreach for Ohio Memory, handling reproduction requests and permissions for digital materials, and coordinating short and long-term digitization projects. She also writes the Ohio Memory blog! Lily has a BA in French Language and Literature from The Ohio State University and an MLIS from Kent State University.
Phone: 616.297.2558
Email: lbirkhimer@ohiohistory.org 

Jillian Carney is the Manager of Digital Services in the Outreach Division at the Ohio History Connection. Her responsibilities include overseeing the Digital Services department, highlighted by Ohio Memory, a collaborative digital library that includes over 360 libraries, historical societies and museums in Ohio, and the Ohio Digital Newspaper Program. Jillian has a BA in Communications from The Ohio State University and an MLIS from Kent State University.
Phone: 614.297.2578
Email: jcarney@ohiohistory.org 

Duryea Kemp is the Scanning and Microfilm Technician for Digital Services in the Outreach Division at the Ohio History Connection. Duryea joined the organization to work on our original newspaper microfilming project. He also worked in the Audio/Visual department before joining Digital Services. Duryea has an Associate Degree from the United Electronics Institute in Charleston, West Virginia.
Phone: 614.297.2543
Email: dkemp@ohiohistory.org 

Phil Sager is Web Designer/Developer for Ohio Memory and other digital initiatives within the Ohio History Connection. He has a BA in history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an MLS from UW-Madison, and a Specialist Degree in Digital Libraries from Indiana University. He has been involved in numerous initiatives, including an online interactive tutorial for a virtual university, project development for Ohio Memory, the Ohio Digital Newspaper Program, and general database development for the Ohio History Connection.
Phone: 614.297.2577
Email: psager@ohiohistory.org 

Jenni Salamon is the Coordinator of the Ohio Digital Newspaper Program at the Ohio History Connection. Her responsibilities include managing the Ohio History Connection’s newspaper digitization program, including the National Digital Newspaper Program in Ohio, and serving as a Reference Archivist in the Archives/Library. Jenni has a BA in English from Ohio University and an MLIS from Kent State University.
Phone: 614.297.2579
Email: jsalamon@ohiohistory.org 

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