Elizabeth Russey Roke

Elizabeth Russey Roke is a digital archivist and metadata specialist at the Stuart A. Rose Library of Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. Primarily focused on preservation, discovery, and access to digitized and born digital assets from special collections, Elizabeth works on a variety of technology projects and initiatives related to the development of Emory’s digital repository, local metadata standards, and archival descriptive practice. Most recently, Elizabeth was a co-investigator on an IMLS grant investigating collections as data and a member of the PREMIS ontology working group. She was previously a processing archivist at Emory before entering her current role.

Elizabeth has a bachelor’s degree in history from St. Olaf College and was a part of the HiLS program at the University of Maryland, College Park, where she received a master’s degree in history and a master of library science degree.