Curriculum Vitae


Master of Library Science, 2017, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI), Indianapolis, Indiana

Bachelor of Arts in History, 2015, Purdue University, Hammond, Indiana


Academy of Certified Archivists, Certified Archivist (CA), 2021

Google IT Support Professional Certificate, 2020

Library Experience

Digital Assets Librarian, The Morton Arboretum, October 2019-Present

Archivist/Access Services Librarian, The Morton Arboretum, December 2017-October 2019

Reference and Instruction Librarian, Prairie State College, July 2017-December 2017

Reference Librarian, University of St. Francis, July 2017-December 2017

Curt Teich Processing Assistant, The Newberry Library, February 2017-July 2017

Library Assistant, Purdue University Northwest, July 2015-November 2016

Additional Work Experience

Shift Supervisor, Associate Trainer, Sales Associate, Panera Bread, November 2010-July 2017


"Using CollectiveAccess to transition volunteer efforts into remote projects: a SWOT analysis". Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, Volume 32, Issue 4, December 2020.

"Working Through COVID-19: The Sterling Morton Library." MAC Newsletter, July 2020.

"Writing Our Comeback Stories." Archival Outlook, May/June 2020.

"Creating a Podcast for Free: The Chicago Open Archives Podcast." MAC Newsletter, April 2020.

Meet Danielle Nowak, Access Services Librarian, the Sterling Morton Library.” MAC Newsletter, July 2018.

Preserving the Day that Preserves the Trees: Arbor Day at The Morton Arboretum.” Archival Outlook, April/May 2018.


Instilling Data Management to Undergraduate Students. Lightening Talk at the Great Lakes Science Boot Camp (GLSBC), 2019.

My Comeback Story: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome in the Archival Profession. Lightening Talk at the Midwest Archives Conference (MAC), 2019.

Using Special Collections to Encourage User Interaction. Poster Session at the Midwest Archives Conference (MAC), 2018.

Current Projects

Present Calumet Region Bibliography, 2020-Present

Project Chair of Chicago Open Archives Podcast, 2018-Present.

Assistant Editor of the Mixed Media Column: Midwest Archives Conference Newsletter, 2019-Present.

Professional Organizations

Chicago Area Archivists, 2018-Present

Society of American Archivists, 2018-Present

Midwest Archives Conference (MAC), 2018-Present

National Women’s Studies Association, 2018-Present