As manager of the Digital Production Group, Christina Deane leads a team of four staff and dozens of students who are responsible for the creation of the University Library’s rare and unique digital holdings. Collaborating closely with partners and patrons throughout the University, the Digital Production Group handles requests for digitization and online access of University Library materials to support the educational and research mission of the University.
Christina has worked at the UVA Library in various departments, including Special Collections, Government Documents, and the Geospatial and Statistical Data Center. Since 2004, Christina has worked with the Digital Production Unit in progressively expanding roles, eventually taking over management of the group in 2007. Her educational background is in history (BA, History, St. Andrews Presbyterian College; MA, History, University of Virginia), and she recently completed her MLIS through Florida State University. In her current role she is able to combine her interests in technology and rare materials. She is an active member of the Cultural Heritage Imaging Professionals community.