Stefaan Hurts

Digital Library
Digital Imaging Technician

As a member of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries’ Digital Services Division, Stefaan Hurts digitizes folio-size rare and non-rare materials, rare and general collection non-folio brittle materials, and large foldouts for the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) at the SIL Imaging Center (SILIC) in the Pennsy facility. Next to turning paper into ones and zeroes, he's also responsible for the creation of page level metadata for the items he scans at SILIC.