Digital Humanities In the Library / Of the Library: A dh+lib Special Issue


Mary Alexander

Mary S. Alexander began her career as a generalist with a concentration in cataloguing. During her tenure with The University of Alabama Libraries, metadata and controlled vocabularies have become her specialties. As a consultant to the Alabama Digital Humanities Center, she has assisted with numerous projects. She was recently named an associate to SHARE, a higher education initiative to maximize research impact.

Jeremy Boggs

Jeremy Boggs is Design Architect for the Scholars’ Lab in the University of Virginia Library.

Ellysa Stern Cahoy

Ellysa Stern Cahoy is an Education Librarian and an Assistant Director of the Pennsylvania Center for the Book in the Penn State University Libraries, University Park. A former children’s librarian and school library media specialist, Ms. Cahoy has published research and presented on information literacy, evidence-based librarianship, library instruction, and personal archiving. In 2014, she was awarded a $440,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund the further exploration of faculty’s personal scholarly archiving practices and needs (building upon the work of a 2012 grant). In 2013, Ellysa received the Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award from the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Instruction Section. She is currently Chair of the ACRL Instruction Section.

Craig Dietrich

Craig Dietrich develops systems for creative and scholarly examinations of network culture in both traditional and new media. He directs the new Digital Humanities Studio program at the Claremont Colleges, is co-creator of the digital publishing platform Scalar, and recently embarked on an effort to visit Wall Streets in towns and cities across the U.S.

Stephanie Gamble

Stephanie Gamble received her PhD from Johns Hopkins University in 2014. She currently serves as a Learning Specialist at the University of Kansas Libraries.

Lisa Goddard

Lisa Goddard is Associate University Librarian, Digital Scholarship & Strategy at the University of Victoria Libraries. Her current projects include implementing the Hydra Digital Asset Management System at UVic Libraries, and planning the Digital Scholarship Commons.

J. Matthew Huculak

J. Matthew Huculak is Postdoctoral Fellow of Digital Scholarship at the University of Victoria Libraries. He is co-founder and Director of two grant-funded DH initiatives: The Modernist Versions Project and Open Modernisms.

Pamella Lach

Pamella Lach is Head of the Center for Faculty Initiatives and Engagement at the University of Kansas Libraries. She has a PhD in History and a MS in Information Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Purdom Lindblad

Purdom Lindblad is the former Head of Graduate Programs at the Scholars’ Lab and currently the Assistant Director of Innovation and Learning at MITH.

Brandon Locke

Brandon Locke is Director of the Lab for the Education and Advancement in Digital Research (LEADR) at Michigan State University, where he works with the History and Anthropology Departments to develop and implement digital research into the curriculum. Brandon’s research focuses on digital pedagogy and digital humanities data curation.

Kristen Mapes

Kristen Mapes is Digital Humanities Coordinator in the College of Arts and Letters at Michigan State University. She teaches in the Digital Humanities Program and researches online scholarly communication, specifically Medieval Studies scholars’ use of social media at conferences. Kristen is involved in several committees in ALA New Member Round Table and ACRL Rare Books and Manuscripts Section.

Laura Miller

Laura Miller is Head of Public Services at the Scholars’ Lab in the University of Virginia Library.

Paige Morgan

Paige Morgan is the Digital Humanities Librarian at the University of Miami. Previously, she was a CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities at the Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship at McMaster University. Besides building infrastructure for digital scholarship, her research focuses on database creation and linked open data.

Elizabeth Myers

Elizabeth (Beth) Myers oversees Smith College Special Collections, which includes the Sophia Smith Collection, College Archives, and Mortimer Rare Book Room, a position she’s held since early 2014. She came to Smith by way of Director of the Walter P. Reuther Library in Detroit, MI, and the Women and Leadership Archives at Loyola University Chicago. Myers holds a PhD in 20th Century U.S. History with concentrations in Women’s History and Public History. She is a steering committee member of the Archives Leadership Institute (ALI) and the Women Archivists Roundtable (WAR). Additionally she serves on the Committee on Archival Education for the Society of American Archivists and the Editorial Board of Archival Issues.

Élika Ortega

Élika Ortega is a postdoctoral researcher at KU’s Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities. She received her PhD in Literature (Hispanic Studies) in 2013 from the University of Western Ontario.

Jen Rajchel

Jen Rajchel currently serves as the Archival Project Manager on Smith College’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). As such she works with activist donors, students, faculty, and staff to curate and secure permissions for the archival materials highlighted in the MOOC (263 items) among other duties. Previously, Rajchel was the Assistant Director of the Tri-Co Digital Humanities Initiative and Digital Scholarship Curator at Haverford College. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College with an A.B. in English Literature.

Brian Rosenblum

Brian Rosenblum is a librarian at the University of Kansas Libraries where he currently serve as co-director of KU’s Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities.

Ashley Sanders

Ashley Sanders holds a Ph.D. in History with a specialization in Digital Humanities from Michigan State University. Currently, she is the Digital Scholarship Coordinator at the Claremont Colleges Library, where she teaches DH courses and workshops for faculty, students, and librarians, and is the project manager for a digital space renovation initiative in the library.

Sarah Stanley

Sarah is the Assistant Digital Scholarship Coordinator at Florida State University Libraries. Her primary duties include consulting with faculty on research design, and developing a digital humanities program and initiatives for the University Libraries. She specializes in text encoding, the documentation of digital scholarly projects, and digital pedagogy. She received an M.A. in English from Northeastern University in 2015, where she studied digital humanities and medieval and early modern women’s writing.

Smiljana Antonijević Ubois

Smiljana Antonijević Ubois, PhD, explores the intersection of communication, culture, and
technology through research and teaching in the U.S. and Europe. She is currently engaged as a research anthropologist at Penn State University. Smiljana’s recent publications include Amongst Digital Humanists: An Ethnographic Study of Digital Knowledge Production (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), “Personal Library Curation” (The John Hopkins University Press, 2014), and “Working in Virtual Knowledge” (MIT Press, 2013). Her latest research projects are Digital Scholarly Workflow, Penn State University; Alfalab: eHumanities Tools and Resources, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW); and Humanities Information Practices, a collaboration of the KNAW, Oxford Internet Institute, and University College London.

Micah Vandegrift

Micah Vandegrift is Florida State University’s Director of Digital Scholarship. Micah heads up the Office of Digital Research and Scholarship (DRS), which provides consultations, infrastructure, and project development in the areas of: academic publishing, data services, digital projects and digital pedagogy.

Emma Annette Wilson

Emma Annette Wilson is Digital Scholarship Librarian/Assistant Professor of English at the University of Alabama where she manages over 80 Digital Humanities projects at the Alabama Digital Humanities Center.