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Sadie Menchen

Digital Strategist

Sadie Menchen

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Education

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

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

As a member of Discovery, Access, and Digital Engagement, Sadie develops strategies for managing the Libraries’ digitized and born-digital resources, making them accessible to a wide audience and ensuring their preservation. Working cross-departmentally, she is involved in the planning, implementation, and assessment of systems and information architecture.

Before joining Smith, Sadie was the Digital Services Manager for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles. She has also worked as an archivist and cataloger. Sadie’s personal interests and hobbies include design, running, home improvement, and adventuring with her two dogs.

Research Interests

Digital preservation, metadata management, emerging technologies, workflow automation, UX design

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.

Professional Affiliations

National Digital Stewardship Alliance (Communication, Outreach, and Publications Working Group)