I am an independent digital library consultant with 10 years experience
building digital library applications with XML technologies, including XQuery, XSLT, and native XML databases.


Selected Projects

Selected projects from the past 5 years.

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A digital project for the study of Syriac literature, culture, and history.

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Architectura Sinica

An interactive resource for the study of China's traditional architecture.


With expertise in:

  • Content Management Systems: ContentDM, Omeka, eXist, XTF
  • Metadata Standards: Dublin Core, DDI, EAD, METS, MODS, MADS, MARCXML, TEI, RDF
  • Programing: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, PHP, XSLT, XSL-FO, XQuery, XForms, SPARQL, D3JS visualizations

Sample services:

  • Metadata crosswalks and transformations
  • Digital library software installation and customization
  • Archivists' Toolkit XSLT customization
  • XSLT programing
  • XQuery programing
  • XForms for library metadata standards (MODS, Dublin Core ect.)
  • Customization of XSLT stylesheets for Archivists' Toolkit HTML and PDF output.

Additional Projects

  • LOGAR A geographical index and map of places relevant to Andean studies.
  • The Poetess Archive A resource for studying the literary history of popular British and American poetry.
  • Literature in Context A web-accessible digital anthology of curated, contextualized, machine-readable literature in English designed for use by students, teachers and the general public.