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What I Do

"Digital Assets" refers to information in digital form that has been identified as having value for the university. It's stuff that is worth keeping because of its use in research, teaching, and public service. I work with people to figure out what and how assets need to be managed. This is also known as curation, hence my involvement with the UC Curation Center.

Curation can include helping to publish or disseminate that information more broadly, whether it's creative writing or a gazetteer.

I've also managed projects to convert information into digital form to increase its usefulness or accessibility, such as:

I work with other UC colleagues on improving how the UC Libraries manage and make accessible information as a member of



    Master of Library & Information Science
    Drexel University (2003)
    Concentration in Management of Digital Information

    Artium Baccalaureus, Comparative Literature
    Princeton University (1998)
    Magna cum laude
    Certificate in East Asian Studies
    Teacher Preparation Program


      Contact Emily

      Emily Lin

      Kolligian Library
      University of California, Merced
      5200 North Lake Road
      Merced, CA 95343

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      Contact Emily About

      Digitization, digital collections, archiving, preservation

      Data curation

      Digital scholarship and publishing

      Web Archiving Service

      UC Image Service

      Visual resources

      East Asian Studies resources

      Latin American resources

      Special collections


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