Cory Lampert is a professor and the head of digital collections at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is responsible for the strategy and management of digital initiatives for the University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives. Her research interests include implementing linked open data for digital collections, with a focus on empowering librarians to learn through practice. She is active in grant-writing, building collaborative digitization and community engagement partnerships, and mentoring new professionals. Lampert received a BA in liberal arts from Sarah Lawrence College and an MLIS from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her favorite P-Funk albums include the well-worn Mothership Connection LP that she bought on a New York City street corner in ’93 and her Maggot Brain/Funkadelic playlist, though she feels there is no substitute for live funk music.