Jill Hurst-Wahl an assistant professor of practice
in Syracuse University's School of Information Studies
and president of Hurst Associates, Ltd.
She is the co-author of The Information and Knowledge Professional's Career Handbook: Define and Create Your Success
Jill is a:
- Frequent speaker on the use of social networking tools in various
types of organizations. Talks about specific tools and their users,
trends, benefits, and inhibitors.
Consultant on digitization planning projects, working with
corporations, libraries, museums and other organizations to help them
acquire the knowledge, training and resources needed to embark on a
digitization program. As part of her digitization consulting
activities, she writes Digitization 101
(http://www.Digitization101.com) a blog focused on issues surrounding
creating, managing, preserving and marketing digital assets. She also
provides an overview workshop on digitization geared towards managers
- A respected and avid blogger and writer on digitization, digital libraries, copyright, online social tools, and virtual worlds.
Jill Hurst-Wahl started her consulting business providing business
research and competitive intelligence services. She is available to
talk to organizations about how they might acquire and use information
more effectively in order to support their decision-making processes.In 2007, Jill was honored as the "Minority Small Business" Champion by the Syracuse office of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
The Syracuse SBA office covers 34 counties in Upstate New York. In
1993, she received the Distinguished Achievement Award from the South
Central Research Library Council for work with the corporate librarians
in the Southern Tier.
Originally from Harrisburg, PA, Jill has lived for more than half of her life in New York State. She is graduate of Elmira College and received her MLS from the University of Maryland.