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Jonathan Manton

Beinecke Library, Yale University
Director of Digital Special Collections and Access
New Haven CT, USA

Jonathan Manton is Director of Digital Special Collections and Access, for the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, at Yale University. In this role he leads a recently established unit that provides leadership, services and strategic direction that facilitates access to digitized and born digital special collections content across Yale Library. Jonathan’s previous roles include Associate Director for Special Collections at the Gilmore Music Library at Yale University. In this role he oversaw Music Special Collections (including Historical Sound Recordings and Oral History of American Music) at Yale, including arrangement and description, preservation, digitization, access, research services, events programming and exhibits. Before joining Yale, Jonathan was Sound Archives Librarian at Stanford University's Archive of Recorded Sound. 

Jonathan received his MSc in Information and Library Management from the School of Computing, Engineering, and Information Sciences at the University of Northumbria, UK and MMus in Electroacoustic Music and Sonic Arts from the University of East Anglia, UK.