VoS at ATALM 2015

The Valuing Our Scans team was happy to present findings and receive feedback from Native American librarians and archivists at the 2015 meeting of the Association for Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums. We presented “Understanding the Impact of Digitized Ethnographic Collections” at a session on Saturday, September 12. At the session, Ricky Punzalan (University of…

Valuing Our Scans Update

We were happy to hold a workshop to discuss approaches to study the impact of digitization projects in ethnographic archives. The workshop was titled “Valuing Our Scans” and held at the University of Maryland. Some information about the events is available on our site, vos.umd.edu. I previously presented initial findings of the Valuing Our Scans…

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Digital Curation Fellowships

After negotiations between the staff of the National Agricultural Library (NAL) and the archives and digital curation faculty at the University of Maryland iSchool, we are very pleased to announce the creation of a fellowship program in digital curation. The program will fund graduate students at the iSchool to aid the NAL in setting up…

Valuing Our Scans

The UMD and Smithsonian seed grant program aims to solidify and support research collaboration between the two institutions. My spring application to the program was successful, and starting this fall, I will be carrying out collaborative research with Brian Butler, Associate Professor and director of the MIM program at the Maryland iSchool, and Robert Leopold,…

Moving to Maryland

I officially join the faculty of the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland as an Assistant Professor this January! It’s exciting and a privilege to be joining the distinguished faculty of the school. Fear the turtle!

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