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Nora McGregor

Nora McGregor

Digital Curator
British Library

Nora McGregor is a Digital Curator in the British Library’s Digital Research Team. She holds a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science and has extensive experience in the design and delivery of data/digital skill training at a national cultural heritage institution scale, as well as management of major digital/digitization projects, and exhibition curation.

Her work centres on digital and data science skill development for cultural heritage professionals, with a particular emphasis on the innovative application of new technologies in the curation and cataloguing of heritage collections. Since its inception in 2012, she has managed the design and delivery of the Library’s ground-breaking Digital Scholarship Training Programme. This bespoke training programme provides staff with interesting and inspiring skill building opportunities, ranging from machine learning to digital storytelling and cleaning up data, helping ensure the Library’s capacity to support emerging areas of modern scholarship continues apace our computationally driven world.

Nora speaks widely on the value of investing in staff digital skills in the cultural heritage sector, providing practical guidance to cultural institutions around the world, and offering advice on ways to implement in-house digital upskilling opportunities.

Nora McGregor