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Sadie Menchen

Digital Strategist

Sadie Menchen

Contact & Office Hours

Alumnae Gymnasium 308

413-585-2969

Education

M.A., Moving Image Archive Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

B.A., Cinema and American Studies, New York University Gallatin School

Sadie develops strategies for managing the Libraries’ digital resources and tools; she is involved in the planning, implementation, and assessment of systems for collections management, discovery, access, and preservation. Among other projects, Sadie and her team are responsible for ScholarWorks, Smith’s institutional repository; Stronger Together, a Mellon-funded project focused on cross-collections collaboration; and Five College Compass, a consortial digital repository.

Before joining Smith, Sadie was the Digital Services Manager for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She has worked as an archivist, cataloger, editorial assistant, and florist. In her free time, Sadie enjoys running, design, food, karaoke, and adventuring with her spouse and dogs.

Committees

Libraries Managers Team, Assessment & User Experience Team, Five College Compass Product Owners

Presentations

Menchen, Sadie, Krystal Boehlert, Joey Heinen, and Holly McGee. “Digital Preservation and Audio/Visual Content.” Presentation at Visual Resources Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, March 27, 2019.