Laurie Lee Moses


BMRC Portal Archivist

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Archivist and tech enthusiast Laurie Lee Moses joined the BMRC as Portal Archivist in May 2020. She was charged with updating, re-envisioning, and transforming the collections database to offer enhanced discoverability of member organizations’ collections in a user-friendly and sustainable way. The BMRC Archives Portal launched in March 2022 and is now available from the BMRC’s main website! BMRC Archives Portal

Moses brings to the BMRC over a decade of experience in facilitating access to archival materials which are central to the study of African and Diasporic history and culture. Driven by her affinity for digging into the technical nuts and bolts of digital access innovation, Moses continues to investigate new ways of representing and using information including linked data, graph databases, open source software, information modeling, and user experience design.

Laurie Lee is also a musician, improviser, and composer, performing with a variety of ensembles of musicians, dancers, and theatre artists, including a recent collaboration with the Cabinet of Curiosity. She earned her Master of Music in composition at Roosevelt University, and currently accompanies Artemis Singers on piano and percussion. She enjoys drawing and watercolor painting in her spare time.