School of Information Sciences

Alison Langmead

Associate Professor

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Institution of highest degree:
PhD, Columbia University

Research Interests:

Digital humanities, contemporary digital and physical information management issues, the management of non-textual information, the history of the archives and records management professions.

Recent Publications:

"Managing Research Data: Challenges and Opportunities." Invited panel presentation at the Senate of the University of Pittsburgh Plenary, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 2014.

"Curatorial Practice as Production of Visual & Spatial Knowledge." Invited panel presentation at the "Debating Visual Knowledge" conference, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 2014.

"Data Visualization as a Model for Engaged Practice." Invited talk presented at the "Big Data in Libraries" conference, Western New York Library Resources Council, Syracuse, New York, April 2014.

Recent Academic Products:

Itinera. Web resource found at Technical Director and Project Manager, 2012-present.

Constellations. Web resource found at Designer, Information Architect, Implementation Lead, 2013-present.

“The History of Archival Education in America: What's Next?” In Proceedings of the 2014 Archival Education and Research Institute, edited by Richard J. Cox, Alison Langmead, and Nora Mattern (Sacramento: Litwin Books, forthcoming 2015).

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