Nicole supervises acquisitions, donor relations, processing of special collections,
preservation projects, collections on folklife, ethnomusicology, and documentary media in
the American Folklife Center (AFC) at the Library of Congress. She served as head of
Digital Research & Publishing (DRP) at the University of Iowa Libraries from
2007-2012. DRP partners with scholars engaged in interdisciplinary digital research by
assisting in the creation and delivery of unique digital content and supporting
sustainable, open-access publishing. 

Nicole holds a B.A. in Mass Communication from Iowa State University and an M.A. in
Library and Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 



Mentoring: It's a Good Thing: what we learned partying with student librarians (with Jen Wolfe and Paul A. Soderdahl), College & Research Libraries News (2011)

Party hosting is an exercise in preparation and personal finesse. The ambiance and menu must...



The Folk Music Index, and: Discography of Bluegrass Sound Recordings (review), Notes (2010)

The Folk Music Index and the Discography of Bluegrass Sound Recordings are two robust, open-access...



Building Digital Libraries: A How- To-Do-It Manual (review), Library Resources & Technical Services (2009)

Building Digital Libraries: A How-To-Do-It Manual. By Terry Reese Jr. and Kyle Banerjee. New York:...




Virtual Writing University Archive partnership with the University of Iowa Libraries (with James Elmborg), American Library Association Annual Conference (2010)

Two sets of panelists, each with a librarian and an LIS faculty member, discussed the...



Scaling Down to Scale Up: Streamlining Production for Mass Digitization Efforts (with Greg Prickman, Mark F. Anderson, and Jen Wolfe), 2010 Midwest CONTENTdm Users Group Meeting (2010)

Departments looking to increase their digitization efforts from start-up project mode to a maturing digital...



Public Folklore Collections in the Upper Midwest poster (with Janet C. Gilmore), American Folklore Society Annual Meeting (2008)

Public folklorist have generated a wealth of ethnographic documents since the 1970s through thousands of...



Social Movement to Public Policy: Digital History in the IDL (with Jen Wolfe, Mark F. Anderson, Wendy C. Robertson, and Anne E. Shelley), Iowa Government Documents Round Table Annual Workshop (2008)

The Digital Library Services staff from the University of Iowa Libraries provided a content update...