Tom Blake '06LS Receives SLIS Alumni Achievement Award

April 26, 2017

Tom Blake

Tom Blake received his award at SLIS After Dark on April 20, 2017

Tom Blake '06LS has been awarded the 2017 Alumni Achievement Award by the SLIS Alumni Board. Tom has worked at the Boston Public Library (BPL) as their Digital Imaging Production Manager, Digital Projects Manager, and Content Discovery Manager since 2005. Currently responsible for the creation of beautiful, versatile, and sustainable digital objects for all BPL digital initiatives. 

Since 2010, Tom has managed an ambitious project to help digitize collections from across Massachusetts in conjunction with digital Commonwealth, a statewide repository services, and as a pilot Service Hub of the Digital Public Library of America. In 2015 he received an MBLC award, and in 2014 was named one of Library Journal's Mover & Shakers as a Tech Leader.

For photos of the event, visit our SLIS After Dark album on Facebook.