AboutKatherine L. Walter, Professor and Chair of Digital Initiatives & Special Collections in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) Libraries, is a founding director of the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities at UNL. Walter has led many federally-funded research and libraries’ projects, including ones such as the U.S. Newspaper Program: Nebraska, the National Digital Newspaper Program: Nebraska and the Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition Online. With Ken Price, she co-directed the CFW Coker Award-winning project to create an integrated guide to Walt Whitman’s poetry manuscripts. Walter has served on the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations Steering Committee, hosted DH2013, and co-chaired the international executive council of centerNet, which represents digital humanities centers around the world. Currently, Walter represents CDRH@UNL on the Humanities Without Walls Consortium.
EducationMA in Librarianship, University of Iowa, 1978
BA in History and English, University of Iowa, 1976
Work Shared in CORE
MembershipsAlliance of Digital Humanities Organizations Steering Committee member
centerNet International Executive Council co-chair
Humanities Nebraska, Council Chair
Humanities Without Walls Consortium