Native American Studies Librarian, University of California - Berkeley
Melissa Stoner (Diné) is the Native American Studies Librarian at the Ethnic Studies Library at UC, Berkeley. Previously, she worked in the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Library Digital Collections Department as Project Manager for the National Endowment for the Humanities funded National Digital Newspaper Program for the state of Nevada. Melissa also worked as Digital Projects Librarian for Nevada State College on a Institute of Museum and Library Services grant to digitize oral histories. Melissa graduated from San Jose State University with a Masters of Library and Information Science, with a focus on emerging technologies which led to her main focus, the digitization practices of historical and ethnographic materials that contain culturally sensitive information and/or restricted tribal knowledge.