Portrait of Nathan Tallman with green, sunlit trees in the background

Nathan Tallman

Digital Preservation Librarian

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About Me

As Digital Preservation Librarian, Nathan coordinates policies, workflows and practices to ensure the long-term preservation and accessibility of the Libraries’ born-digital and digitized collections. He advises on equipment, infrastructure, and vendors for Penn State digital content. Nathan is also Product Owner for digital collection repositories and helps to coordinate community practices and support for digital collection infrastructure.

Prior to Penn State, Nathan was the Digital Content Strategist at the University of Cincinnati and Associate Archivist at the American Jewish Archives. He earned his M.L.S. and a B.S. in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Department Address

402 Pattee Library, University Park, PA 16802

Research Interests

digital preservation, digital repositories, storage infrastructure, filesystems