Taking Action: Ethics, Outcomes, and Hope

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Yasmeen Shorish is Associate Professor and Data Services Coordinator at James Madison University. Yasmeen is the Chair of the ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee, Co-Founder of the Digital Library Federation Technologies of Surveillance Group, and Co-PI of the IMLS funded Supporting OA collections in the open: community requirements and principles. Yasmeen holds an M.S. ...

Data Librarianship: A Path and an Ethic

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Vicky Steeves is the Librarian for Research Data Management and Reproducibility at New York University – a dual appointment between NYU’s Division of Libraries and Center for Data Science. Vicky contributes to ReproZip, is a co-founder of LIS Scholarship Archive, and developed Women Working in Openness – an effort initiated by April Hathcock. Vicky holds a ...

Bias, Perception, and Archival Praxis

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Elvia Arroyo-Ramirez is Processing Archivist for Latin American Collections at Princeton University Library. Elvia holds an MLIS with a concentration in Archives, Preservation, and Records Management from the University of Pittsburgh. She has presented widely on digital archives and diversity and is co-author with Rose L. Chou, Jenna Friedman, Simone Fujita, and Cynthia Mari Orozco ...

Engaging Open Cultural Data

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Mia Ridge is a Digital Curator, working within the Digital Scholarship team at the British Library. Mia holds a PhD in Digital Humanities (Department of History, Open University). She has published and presented widely on user experience design, human-computer interaction, open cultural data, audience engagement and participation in the cultural heritage sector, and digital history. Her ...

Situated Interpretation, Capacious Computation, Empowered Discovery

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Tanya Clement is Assistant Professor in the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research centers on scholarly information infrastructure as it impacts academic research, research libraries, and the creation of research tools and resources in the digital humanities. She has published in a wide range of publications including Cultural Analytics, Digital Humanities ...

Human Rights and Archival Practice: Equality, Inclusion, Accountability

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Yvonne Ng is Senior Archivist at WITNESS, an organization that “trains and supports activists and citizens around the world to use video safely, ethically, and effectively to expose human rights abuse and fight for human rights change.” Yvonne currently serves on the Advisory Board of Documenting the Now, and previously worked as a Research Fellow for ...

Community Oriented Research Data Curation and Reuse

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Ixchel Faniel is a Research Scientist at OCLC Research. Faniel has conducted extensive research into how various disciplinary communities approach research data reuse. Faniel served as Principal Investigator on the Institute for Museum and Library Services funded DIPIR (Dissemination Information Packages for Information Reuse). Thomas: Believe it or not, I think you may be the first ...

Museum as Play: Iteration, Interactivity, and the Human Experience

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Sebastian Chan is Chief Experience Officer at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Previously he held positions as Director of Digital & Emerging Media at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum and Head of Digital, Social and Emerging Technologies at the Powerhouse Museum. His work spans consideration of digital and physical spaces and has been recognized by organizations ...

Data-Driven Art History: Framing, Adapting, Documenting

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This is the first post in Data Praxis, a new series edited by Thomas Padilla  Matthew Lincoln is a PhD candidate in Art History at the University of Maryland, College Park. Matthew is interested in the potential for computer-aided analysis of cultural datasets to help model long-term artistic trends in iconography, art markets, and social relations between artists ...