About Us

The DSI Team is composed of staff and faculty who are experts in digital projects and scholarship, scholarly communication, copyright and intellectual property, data, digital tools for research, digitization, metadata, digital repositories, and electronic records management. We are here to assist any member of the university community with projects and with other scholars and organizations that seek to create robust digital products and projects. We offer options for open access publishing as well. Give us a call, email us, or use our web form to request a consultation.

Contact Us

Send an email to dsi@appstate.edu or contact:

Ryan Ingerick, Digital Projects Manager, x3137, ingerickre@appstate.edu 

Pam Mitchem, Coordinator of Digital Scholarship and Initiatives, x7422, pricemtchemp@appstate.edu
Management of team staff and activities, project management, outreach, consulting, training

Joyce Ogburn, Digital Strategies and Partnerships Librarian, x6735, ogburnjl@appstate.edu
Consulting on data curation, digital scholarship, research IT infrastruure, and publishing services

Paul Orkiszewski, Lead Librarian for Scholarly Communications and Intellectual Property, x6588, orkiszewskip@appstate.edu
Institutional repository, copyright, intellectual property, training, consultation

Matt Ransom, Digital Assets Manager, x7188, ransommw@appstate.edu
Curation and preservation of digital objects and electronic records, conversion of analog

Dea Rice, Digital Projects Librarian, x6724, ricedm@appstate.edu
Digital project management, consulting, outreach