Personnel

Principal Investigators

  1. Iris Xie, PI, Professor, UWM-SOIS, hiris@uwm.edu
  2. Rakesh Babu, Co-PI, PhD, Assistant Professor, UWM-SOIS, babu@uwm.edu

Research Assistants

  1. Melissa Davey Castillo, PhD student, UWM-SOIS
  2. Tae Hee Lee, PhD student, UWM-SOIS
  3. Sukwon Lee, PhD student, UWM-SOIS
  4. Sukjin You, PhD student, UWM-SOIS

Consults for IMLS project

  1. Jim Allan, Accessibility Coordinator, Webmaster, Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired; Chair, W3C User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group, Web Accessibility Initiative, jimallan@tsbvi.edu
  1. Krystyna Matusiak, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Denver; Digital librarian for 10 years; Chair, ASIST Special Interest Group for Visualization, Images, and Sound; ASIST Standards Committee member, matusiak@du.edu

Consult for OCLC/ALISE project

    Ann Hanlon, UWM Libraries, Digital librarian University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Advisory board members for IMLS project

  1. Mary Alexander, National Program Director for Learning Ally, mAlexander@LearningAlly.org
  2. Daniel Cohen, Executive Director, Digital Public Library of America, dan@dp.la
  3. Susan Fraser, Director, The New York Botanical Garden Mertz Library, sfraser@nybg.org
  4. Mike Furlough, Executive Director, HathiTrust, furlough@hathitrust.org
  5. Geri Bunke Ingram, Community Manager for OCLC’s CONTENTdm community, develop and design the CONTENTdm user experience, ingramg@oclc.org
  6. Bethany Nowviskie, Director, Digital Library Federation at CLIR, bnowviskie@clir.org
  7. Serena Rosenhan, Director, User Experience Design, ProQuest, Serena.Rosehan@proquest.com
  8. Carrie Russell, Program Director, Public Access to Information, American Library Association(ALA), crussell@alawash.org
  9. James Shulman, President, Artstor, Schulman@ARTstor.org
  10. Dan Wenzel, Executive Director, BLIND, Inc., dwenzel@blindinc.org
  11. Kristen Witucki, Community Coordinator, Blindness & Visual Impairment, Learning Ally, kwitucki@learningally.org
  12. Marcia Zeng, Professor, Kent State University, Prior member of IFLA’s Digital Library Guidelines Working Group and the ASIST standards committee, mzeng@kent.edu

Partners for IMLS project

  1. American Council of the Blind, Eric Bridges, Executive Director, ebridges@acb.org
  2. American Library Association, Alan S. Inouye, Director, Office for Information Technology Policy, ainouye@alawash.org
  3. Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired, John McElheron, Social Worker, jmclhoron@avimichigan.org
  4. Blind Service Association, Debbie Grossman, Executive Director, dgrossman@blindserviceassociation.org
  5. Digital Public Library of America, Daniel Cohen, Executive Director, dan@dp.la
  6. Learning Ally Mary Alexander, National Program Director, malexander@learningally.org Kristen Witucki, Community Coordinator, kwitucki@learningally.org
  7. Milwaukee Art Museum, Beret Balestrieri Kohn, Audio Visual Librarian, beret.balestrierikohn@mam.org
  8. Milwaukee Public Library and Wisconsin Talking Book & Braille Library, Paula Kiely, Director, pkiely@milwaukee.gov
  9. Milwaukee Public Museum, Hillary Olson, Vice President, Audience and Community Engagement, olsonh@mpm.edu
  10. National Federation of the Blind-WI Chapter, John Fritz, President, johnfritz66@gmail.com
  11. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) Libraries, Michael Doylen, Associate Vice Provost & Director of the Libraries, doylenm@uwm.edu
  12. Vision Forward Association, Terri Davis, Associate Director, tdavis@vision-forward.org
  13. Wisconsin Library Services (WiLS)- Recollection Wisconsin program, Emily Pfotenhauer, Recollection Wisconsin Program Manager, emily@wils.org


Supporting Organization

United States Library of Congress, Office of the Law Library, Rebecca Shaffer, rshaffer@loc.gov