Nick Ruest is the Digital Assets Librarian at York University. He oversees the development of data curation, asset management and preservation initiatives, along with creating and implementing systems that support the capture, description, delivery, and preservation of digital objects having significant content of enduring value. He is also active in the Islandora community, serving as the Release Manager, Project Director for the Islandora and Fedora 4 integration project, member of the Islandora Foundation's Roadmap Committee, and contributes code to the project. In the past he has served as the moderator for the OCUL Digital Curation Community, the President of the Ontario Library and Technology Association, and McMaster University Academic Librarians' Association.