Georgette’s Bio

Georgette Keane is the Library and Archives Curator at the American Irish Historical Society. She received her Masters of Library Science and Certificate in Archives and Preservation of Cultural Materials from CUNY Queens College in 2015, and is currently enrolled in the M.A. Digital Humanities Program at The Graduate Center, CUNY. Her research background is in Digital Palimpsests and promoting access to archival collections at historical societies and museums. She has experience with WordPress, Omeka, ArchivesSpace, and CONTENTdm.

Georgette serves as the Project Manager, which includes managing the Newbery project and creating a detailed project schedule to ensure completion by the established deadline. She is also responsible for providing support to the other team members, including assisting with data collection and establishing connections with children’s literature professionals and librarians.