Jimi Jones

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Areas of Research: 

My research focuses on standards for moving image digitization - the social aspects of their design, the technical choices that drive their development and the decision-making processes of large and small cultural heritage repositories when picking an encoding/container combination for digitizing legacy video materials.

Field Exam Area: 

Social Informatics


So Many Standards, So Little Time: An Analysis of Two Video Digitization Standards and Their Development Groups


PhD, Library and Information Science, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (In Progress)
MS, Library and Information Science, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2007
BA, Film Production and Cinema Studies, University of Utah, 2003

Courses Taught: 

LIS 590AV: Audiovisual Materials in Libraries and Archives
LIS 562: Metadata in Theory & Practice

Related Topics

Archives and Preservation, Digital Libraries, Social Informatics