Emily Tinder is a senior History major and the senior student assistant at the Central UP & NMU Archives. She plans on pursuing a Masters in Library and Information Science post-graduation to continue in the field of archives and library sciences. Her research interests include LGBTQ+ history, voting history, and themes related to her minor in Native American studies.
The Upper Peninsula Digital Network, or UPLINK, project is being started to help digitize, preserve, and share historically-significant materials from about the UP. Emily Tinder, senior student assistant for the Central UP & NMU Archives, shares why a project like UPLIINK is so important, how the project got started, and what the current progress looks like.