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Episode 11: Jennie Rose Halperin of Creative Commons

Heashot of Jennie Rose Halperin laughing. She is wearing a dark colored shirt and is standing up against a brick wall.On this month’s episode, we hear from Jennie Rose Halperin, the Communications Manager at Creative Commons. It is also Derek’s last episode before he graduates at the end of this semester!

Before working at Creative Commons, Jennie worked at both Mozilla and O’Reilly Media. She is a graduate of Barnard College and University of North Carolina Chapel Hill’s MLIS program. Join us as we discuss her wide spread of library experiences, including work at a German Animal Anatomy Theater, and the  difficult, yet very important, topic of student loans.

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Length – 58:12

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Episode 7: Eben English on Developing Digital Repositories

EbenEnglish_head-shot_2016-03-29On this month’s episode, we hear from Eben English, librarian and web developer at the Boston Public Library, where he focuses on front-end development for Digital Commonwealth, a digital library featuring collections from libraries, museums, archives, and historical societies across Massachusetts.

Join us as we discuss work-life balance, preservation of audio recorded on metal wire spools, how and when to develop tech skills, and the state of the art in digital repositories.

Length – 43:55

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We hope to see you again on May 1st, when we’ll be featuring a new interview with a librarian, technologist, and inventor!

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