Heidi Southworth, Digital Initiatives Librarian
I am the Digital Initiatives Librarian at Minnesota State University, Mankato and manager of Cornerstone, our University's Institutional Repository. My position provides leadership and direction for the development, growth and maintenance of Cornerstone. I am a member of the Archives and Preservation Unit within the Library Services Department. I am the liaison to the departments of Automotive and Manufacturing Engineering, Construction Management, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Technology, Integrated Engineering, and Mechanical and Civil Engineering. I have a MLIS degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, a Master of Arts degree in history from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Minnesota State University, Mankato. My research interests include institutional repositories, digital collections and military history, particularly the American Civil War.