As the Co-Program Director of Digital Initiatives and Scholarship, Rick Johnson directs the design and development of the Libraries' data curation and digital library solutions for research, teaching, and learning. These include CurateND, the library’s service to curate, preserve, and spotlight collections and research at Notre Dame. Rick also provides oversight of data management planning services within the libraries, and supports activities in the Center for Digital Scholarship.
Focus areas include:
With over 15 years experience, Rick has worked in software development, testing, sales, and management. As a graduate of the University of Notre Dame in 1999, Rick is also double domer with bachelor’s degrees in Japanese and Computer Science.
In his spare time, Rick enjoys distance running and traveling.
Don Brower is the Infrastructure lead for the digital library. He deals with digital preservation and storage. He also works on digital projects involving data analysis and digital humanities. He has a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Notre Dame.
His responsibilities include
Jeremy is responsible for the life cycle of Digital Library applications, with an eye towards flexibility and maintainability. He is the Hesburgh Libraries primary technical contact for cross-institutional open source digital repository collaboration.
At the intersection of these responsibilities is CurateND.
Jeremy is working on CurateND to deliver a Digital Repository solution for the University of Notre Dame, but also focusing on how other institutions may use the underlying software:
Jeremy contributes to:
As one of the developers in the Digital Library Technology Unit, Banu designs and develops applications and tools to manage, preserve, and share campus research data and library collections. She also focuses on optimizing search engines and tailoring search results.
Her responsibilities include:
LaRita is part of the Digital Library Technologies Unit focused on digital repository services including our Institutional Repository, CurateND, providing content management, access controls, discovery, security, and digital preservation of campus research data and unique library collections.
- Develop front end applications to enable searching across research data and library collections;
- Orchestrating user and automated workflows
- Develop systems to automate image and other format transmissions
- Develop Data collection Tools
- Develop applications and systems to manage metadata
As the Digital Library Data Curation Developer within the Digital Library Technologies Unit, Mark designs and develops digital library frameworks and applications with an emphasis on data curation. Mark works with librarians, campus partners, and researchers to embed research data curation tools and workflows into active research projects for archiving and sharing data in our institutional repository CurateND (http://curate.nd.edu), or other relevant community repositories.