MemberLaurie Taylor

I’m the Senior Director for Library Technology and Digital Strategies and Chair of Digital Partnerships & Strategies in UF’s Libraries. I provide leadership for technology and partnerships between the UF Libraries and partners across the university, regionally, nationally, and internationally. I work closely with library colleagues to create and sustain supports for collaborations for building collections, community, and capacity, including for the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) and LibraryPress@UF. My work is geared towards enabling a culture of radical collaboration that values and supports diversity, equity, and inclusion.

MemberRossana Morriello

Rossana Morriello is a research support librarian at Politecnico di Torino, Italy. She is originally from Torino but she lived for many years in Venice and worked at Università Ca’ Foscari as a digital resources librarian. Her research interests focus on research assessment, digital scholarship, library collection development, library automation and digital libraries. Besides her many publications in these scientific fields, for a long time she has been exploring “literary librarianship” and she just published the book La biblioteca narrata, about the image and role of libraries and librarians in literature and cinema.

MemberMike Furlough

Mike Furlough is Executive Director of HathiTrust Digital Library, an organization that preserves and provides access to millions of digitized books and journals from the collections of more than 120 member libraries. Previously Furlough served as the Associate Dean for Research and Scholarly Communications at the Pennsylvania State University Libraries (2006-2014) and led digital scholarship services at the University of Virginia Library (1998-2006).  His research has focused on how libraries and universities develop organizational support for emerging scholarly communication practices. Getting the Word Out: Academic Libraries as Scholarly Publishers, which he co-edited with Maria Bonn, was published by the Association of College and Research Libraries in 2015. From 2011-2013 he served as faculty for the ARL/DLF/Duraspace E-Science Institute.  He currently serves on the board of the Digital Preservation Network and was a member of The Future of the Print Record working group sponsored by the Modern Language Association and American Historical Association. 

MemberMichelle Dalmau

Michelle Dalmau is an Associate Librarian and Head of Digital Collections Services (DCS) at the Indiana University Libraries and Co-Director for the Institute for Digital Arts & Humanities (IDAH), a research center of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Indiana University Bloomington. As Head of Digital Collections Services, Michelle manages and coordinates digital library services for the Libraries and affiliated cultural heritage organizations across all IU campuses. Michelle’s portfolio includes the IU Bloomington Libraries’ primary digitization lab, dedicated to converting special collections; repository services in support of preservation of and access to special collections, such as Image Collections Online and Archives Online; and digital preservation services to ensure ongoing access and stewardship of the digital content which IU Libraries has a mandate to preserve. As Co-Director for IDAH, Michelle fosters the development of digital arts & humanities infrastructure projects and initiatives through outreach, collaborative research and creative pursuits, consultation, professional development, and credit-bearing programs. Part of this work includes supporting the IDAH Faculty Fellowships, the HASTAC scholars program, the IDAH Speaker Series and the IDAH Summer Incubator. Michelle’s research areas range from the creation of scholarly editions to organizational trends and practices around digital scholarship.

MemberSpencer Keralis

Spencer D. C. Keralis is a scholar of the past, present, and future of the book. Dr. Keralis is the Founder and Executive Director of Digital Frontiers, a conference and community that brings together the makers and users of digital resources for humanities research, teaching, and learning. Founded in 2012, DF celebrates it’s 10th anniversary in 2022 with the conference DH+BH: Digital Humanities and Book History. Dr Keralis is currently Assistant Professor and Digital Humanities Librarian with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University Library. Dr. Keralis previously served as Research Associate Professor and Head of the Digital Humanities and Collaborative Programs Unit with the Public Services Division of the University of North Texas Libraries. He also served a lecturer in the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication at the University of Texas at Dallas, as an adjunct instructor in the UNT Department of English, and has taught in the UNT i-School. He holds a Ph.D. in English and American Literature from New York University. His research has appeared in Book History, a special issue American Periodicals on children’s periodicals, and in the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) reports The Problem of Data (2012) and Research Data Management: Principles, Practices, and Prospects (2013). Dr. Keralis’s work on labor ethics in digital humanities appears in Disrupting the Digital Humanities, the Modern Language Association publication Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Concepts, Models, and Experiments, and is forthcoming in Debates in Digital Humanities 2022. Dr. Keralis has held a Mellon Fellowship at the Library Company of Philadelphia, a Legacy Fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society, a Summer Residency at the Queer Zine Archive Project, and served as a CLIR Fellow in Academic Libraries with the University of North Texas Libraries. In 2017, he was honored with the Innovative Outreach Award for Digital Frontiers by the Texas Digital Library.

MemberDonald Waters

Donald J. Waters is an independent scholar and a management consultant offering strategic advice and operational analysis in the area scholarly communications. In 2019, he retired from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as the Senior Program Officer for Scholarly Communications after 20 years of service. Before joining the Foundation, he served as the founding Director of the Digital Library Federation (1997-1999), as Associate University Librarian at Yale University (1993-1997), and a variety of other library and information technology positions. Don graduated with a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1973. In 1982, he received his Ph.D. in Anthropology from Yale University. In 1995-96, he co-chaired the Task Force of the Commission on Preservation and Access and the Research Libraries Group on Archiving of Digital Information. In 2005-2008, Don served on the Library of Congress Section 108 Study Group. He currently serves on the Steering Committee of the Coalition for Networked Information, the Executive Advisory Council of the American Archive of Public Broadcasting, and the MIT Open Publishing Services Advisory Board. Don is also a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

MemberJoshua Neumann

…American Musicological Society

Digital Libraries for Musicology…

Joshua Neumann (Ph.D. 2016, University of Florida) is a Lecturer in the University of Florida’s Innovation Academy, an interdisciplinary program focused on creativity and entrepreneurship across all fields.  His work uses a variety of interdisciplinary and digital methods from data science, sociology, and information science in the study of performance practice, 19th-century Italian opera, and (more recently) Renaissance motets. Complementary interests include machine learning, music encoding, and ethical considerations of digital scholarship. Two current projects include a multi-volume edited collection of essays engaging “Opera in the Digital Age” and the development of an open-source online forum for the analysis of opera as a series of creative processes and histories. Publications have appeared in Empirical Musicology Review, Proceedings of Digital Libraries for Musicology, MLA Notes, Music Reference Services Quarterly, with a forthcoming article in Frontiers in Performance Science.