Staff Profile: Laura Capell

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Laura Capell
Head of Digital Production & Electronic Records Archivist
l.capell@miami.edu
(305)284-9328



Laura Capell joined the faculty in 2011, and is currently serving as the Head of Digital Production & Electronic Records Archivist.  She is responsible for managing digital projects for special collections materials and for coordinating the Libraries’ electronic records archiving initiatives. She held pervious positions as the Digital Archivist at the University of Southern Mississippi and as a Project Archivist at the University of Hawaii. She also worked as a Senior Archivist at the Georgia Archives.

Ms. Capell received her M.S.L.S. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her M.A. in Public History from North Carolina State University. She holds Bachelor’s degrees in history and German from Auburn University. She is also a Certified Archivist.

Ms. Capell is a member of the Society of American Archivists, and the Society of Florida Archivists.  Her research interests include enhancing access to archival materials through description and digitization.