ArchivesSpace is thrilled to announce that Laney McGlohon will be joining ArchivesSpace as the Technical Lead.

Laney is an information scientist, software developer, librarian, and self-described data wrangler with seven years of experience working with special collections and institutional archivists.  She has strong programming skills, experience with archival software including ArchivesSpace and a strong interest in outreach to the developer community.  Her experience working with archives and understanding of archival practices and data standards along with her extensive software development background will enable her to step into the ArchivesSpace Tech Lead role and hit the ground running.

Laney will be responsible for overall development of the software, management of a community-based code contribution process,  and will work with the community to engage a broader set of developers to participate in the project, providing technical guidance, support and leadership to create a robust developer community. Laney will serve as the primary contact with our development partner Hudson Molonglo (HM).

Most recently, Laney served as the Discovery and Access Engineer at Stanford University Libraries.  Before that she served as a Software Engineer at the Getty Research Institute and as Technology Consultant at the Museum of Ventura County. She has also worked at the University of Georgia and Raytheon Systems Corporation. Laney earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Mathematical Sciences from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, a Master’s of Science in Applied Mathematics from North Carolina State University and her Master’s in Library Science from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Laney will officially join the ArchivesSpace team January 23rd.

Please join us in welcoming Laney to the ArchivesSpace Community!

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