Darnelle Melvin is the special collections and archives metadata librarian and an assistant professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he is responsible for managing metadata activities, remediation projects, and metadata documentation. He researches metadata and resource discovery in relation to digital libraries, repository migrations, and data warehousing. His work explores linked data implementation, metadata remediation tools/ services, workflow engineering and optimization, and semantic and syntactic interoperability. Melvin received his MLIS degree from San José State University and his BA from San Francisco State University. His favorite P-Funk album is The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein.