Computational Archival Science

Computational Archival Science

Exploring the conjunction of emerging computational methods with big data and archival practice.

Research Projects

Digital Curation Fellows Program - National Agricultural Library

Principal Investigator(s): Katrina Fenlon
The Digital Curation Fellows program is a partnership with the National Agricultural Library (NAL) to provide students from across all iSchool programs with research and practical experience solving real-world digital curation challenges. Digital curation fellows have contributed to numerous initiatives during this program’s several-year history, such as developing digital preservation plans, researching user experience, evaluating metadata quality, assessing diversity and equity of representation in digital collections, building new digital archives, and creating data analytics dashboards.

DAM-Developing a Digital Asset Management System for the Archival Holdings of the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site

E-Verify: Modernizing NCSES Data Collection Approaches

Computational Archival Science News

Katrina Fenlon to Support New Commission to Foster Digital Humanities Projects on Social and Racial Justice

  • Press Release

    The Commission on Fostering and Sustaining Diverse Digital Scholarship will look at improving the support, access, and sustainability of projects.

How the Abrupt Disappearance of Digital Archives Impacts Communities

  • Hayleigh Moore

    UMD iSchool’s Dr. Katrina Fenlon partners with regional and global organizations through the Sustaining Digital Community Collections Project focused on improving autonomy and preservation of communities’ digital archives.

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Womens' Right to Vote: Free Exhibits

  • UMD iSchool Staff

    Free, virtual women's suffrage exhibits compiled in honor of Women's History Month and the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment.