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New hires at University of Mississippi

01 Mar 2018 11:09 AM | Anonymous

Alan Munshower joined the faculty of the University of Mississippi Libraries, as a Special Collections Librarian (Audio and Visual), in September 2017. Alan graduated from the University of Maryland in 2014, receiving his MLS with a specialization in Archives, Records and Information Management.  He also holds a BA in Music from Goucher College.  He has worked on projects at Maryland’s Performing Arts Special Collections, University of Baltimore’s film archive, Special Collections at the Loyola Notre Dame Library in Baltimore, and at the J.P. Webster Library in West Hartford, CT.  His research interests include American music, digital file distribution models, and copyright.  Alan's hobbies include playing music, hiking in the mountains, and growing his personal collection of over 2500 unpublished recordings.

Cassie Swayze joined the staff of the University of Mississippi Libraries in February as the Digital Assets Librarian and Assistant Professor. She received her MLS from the University of North Texas in 2017 with an emphasis in archival management, digital curation and data management. Cassie is a third generation Texan and most recently worked for the University of Texas at Austin. She also has more than a decade of experience in the fine arts and collections management, and maintains an interest in emerging opportunities in the digital humanities



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