Katie Mika graduated from Simmons College in 2015 with Masters’ degrees in History (MA) and Library and Information Science (MS). Katie previously held positions as a digital archivist and an archives processing assistant. Her professional interests are focused on providing open and reliable access to information and issues related to intellectual freedom. Katie is carrying out her residency at the Ernst Mayr Library at Harvard University’s Museum of Comparative Zoology where she will develop tools and methodologies for importing crowdsourced data and corrections to enhance discovery in the Biodiversity Heritage Library. Before moving to the Boston area for graduate school, Katie worked as a ski instructor, and she enjoys cooking, skiing, and trail running.
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