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Ko, Emily

Emily Leibin Ko is a Communications Designer for the UConn Library. Her responsibilities include graphic design, brand/identity, content strategy, marketing, social media, UX, web design, wayfinding and signage. She works collaboratively with stakeholders across the Library and UConn community. She supervises a team of awesome students who work on graphic design, web development, and video. She has an MFA in design criticism from the School of Visual Arts, and a bachelor’s degree in industrial design from the Pratt Institute. She has worked as a designer and communications consultant for museums and arts organizations, including the Glass House in New Canaan, CT, and as a fashion/industrial designer for companies in Boston and New York.

 

Areas of Expertise

  • Communications
  • Content Strategy
  • Graphic Design
  • UX
  • Wayfinding/Signage

 

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Chaput, Jennifer

Jennifer is a STEM and Research Data Management Libarian. She has a BS in Psychology with a double major in English from UMass Amherst, and an MS in Library and Information Science from Simmons College. Her professional areas of interest include research data management education, science communication, and planning outreach events. When not working, she enjoys traveling around and photographing New England, crafting, and reading.

 

Areas of Expertise

  • Research data management
  • Education and outreach

 

Recent Works

 

Professional Affiliations 

Walsh, Renee

Renee has her M.S. in Library and Information Science from Simmons College in Boston, MA, an M.A. in French from Middlebury College and a B.A. in French and Comparative Literature from Oberlin College. Renee is skilled at completing detailed research, helping others find the best resources available, and promoting digital literacy. Due to her background, she often takes a cross-disciplinary and iterative approach towards solving research problems. She enjoys collaborating with others, conducting research interviews, and promoting cutting-edge education. She believes in the continued importance of languages, the arts, and the humanities, especially in connection to technology.

Granados, Natalie

Natalie Granados is an artist by dawn, the Special Collections Conservator at UConn Library by day, and a static trapeze/handstand enthusiast by night. Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Natalie earned her BFA from Parsons School of Design and an MA in Paper Conservation from the University of the Arts London. While at work, she enjoys creating custom enclosures for delicate archival material and recreating missing areas of paper with Japanese tissue. When not on campus, she makes paper by hand, designs repeat patterns digitally and manually, and hangs upside down from a static trapeze.

 

Areas of Expertise

  • Paper Conservation
  • Preventive Conservation
  • Box Making
  • Matting and Framing
  • Art Handling
  • Bookbinding
  • Paper Making
  • Illustration

 

Professional Affiliations