HPU Welcomes New Media And Digital Services Librarian

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 15, 2009 – High Point University has hired Brian Davis as a media and digital services librarian in the Herman H. and Louise M. Smith Library.
Davis’ background as a library media developer with experience in current Web 2.0 technologies will help to broaden the scope of the Smith Library. He brings with him a host of skills in digitization, archival standards and video technologies.
At Smith Library he will be working closely with professors and students as they work on projects, will spearhead digitization of the university archive, and will continue to develop the library?s extensive film collection.
Thanks to his expertise in video production, he will also work with the faculty in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication as the library liaison.
Davis comes to HPU from Duke University Libraries, where he served as a digital production developer. He also served as an academic associate for media development at Arizona State University Libraries.
At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with 3,500 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 50 countries and more than 40 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” The university offers 66 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate-degree majors. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at www.highpoint.edu. Chris DudleyVice President for Administration336-841-4530cdudley@highpoint.edu

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