Computational Archival Science

Computational Archival Science

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

Research Projects

Additive Manufacturing Digital Curation and Data Management

Principal Investigator(s): Richard Marciano
Investigator(s): J.C. Zhao (Materials Science & Engineering)
Exploring digital curation, data management, data mining, and the development of a digital asset management system for Additive Manufacturing (AM)

Piloting an Online National Collaborative Network for Integrating Computational Thinking into Library and Archival Education and Practice

Principal Investigator(s): Richard Marciano
Piloting an online national collaborative network of educators and practitioners to enable the sharing and dissemination of computational case studies and lesson plans through an open source, cloud-based interactive platform based on Jupyter Notebooks.

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

Principal Investigator(s): Richard Marciano
Creating a cutting-edge Digital Asset Management System with the National Park Service (NPS) to preserve and manage the digital assets of the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site.

 

Students

Computational Archival Science News

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.

New Partnership Aims to Help UMD Further Diversify D.C. Region’s Tech Ecosystem

  • Press Release

    To increase female-identifying and non-binary students graduating with a tech degree at UMD by 12.5% in the next 5 years.

Alumni Spotlight: Alumna Praises iSchool as the Heart of Nation’s Archival World – Ann Abney, MLS ‘16

  • Claudia Sanchez

    Ann currently works as the Special Projects Archivist for the South Carolina Political Collections (SCPC) at the University of South Carolina where she is in charge of exhibits and outreach and processing the collection of Congressman John Spratt.