Cassidy Sugimoto

Sugimoto researches within the domain of scholarly communication and scientometrics, examining the formal and informal ways in which knowledge producers consume and disseminate scholarship. She has co-edited two volumes and has published 50 journal articles on this topic. Her work has been presented at numerous conferences and has received research funding from the National Science Foundation, Institute for Museum and Library Services, and the Sloan Foundation, among other agencies. Sugimoto is actively involved in teaching and service and has been rewarded in these areas with an Indiana University Trustees Teaching award (2014) and a national service award from the Association for Information Science and Technology (2009). Sugimoto has an undergraduate degree in music performance, an M.S. in library science, and a Ph.D. in information and library science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Elin K. Jacob

Elin K. Jacob is Associate Professor of Library and Information Science. Her research interests are in the areas of representation, classification, and categorization with particular emphasis on cognitive scaffolding, design and evaluation of ontologies and metadata schemas, and the philosophy of information. Her teaching has been recognized by numerous university-level teaching awards and she has been actively engaged in doctoral mentoring, serving as the Director of the doctoral program from 2007-2011. She received a master’s in English from the University of Missouri at Kansas City and a Ph.D. in information and library science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

John A. Walsh

John A. Walsh is an Associate Professor of Information and Library Science and Adjunct Associate Professor of English at Indiana University–Bloomington. His research and teaching interests include: digital humanities, digital scholarly editions, textual scholarship, documentation, and bibliography; poetry and poetics; comic books and graphic novels; history of the book; and digital libraries. He is Editor of The Algernon Charles Swinburne Project, Technical Editor of the Chymistry of Isaac Newton, and Co-Editor with H. Wayne Storey of the Petrarchive. Walsh is the lead developer of Comic Book Markup Language and TEI Boilerplate. He is a member of the Steering Committee and Victorian Editorial Board of NINES, Editor of the Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative, Technical Editor of Digital Humanities Quarterly, and a member of the Editorial Board of Textual Cultures, the journal of the Society for Textual Scholarship.

Julie Bobay

Julie Bobay, Associate Dean for Collection Development and Scholarly Communication. Julie holds the Walden Endowed Librarian position, which focuses on distance education through the development of electronic resources and services. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Library and Information Science, and has served on a number of academic councils including the Bloomington Faculty Council and the University Faculty Council. She is also the former President and current Treasurer of the Bloomington chapter of the American Association of University Professors.

Nazareth A. Pantaloni, III, J.D., M.S., Ph.D.

Nazareth Pantaloni is the Copyright Program Librarian at Indiana University – Bloomington, as well as an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Information and Library Science. Dr. Pantaloni coordinates the placement of IDEASc Fellows in the Indiana University Libraries.

Carolyn Walters

Over the course of her decades-long career with the IU Libraries, Executive Associate Dean Carolyn Walters has overseen day to day operations at the IU Libraries, managing Tech Services, Collection Development, Public Services, and Archives. She lead the creation of the Information Commons at the Herman B Wells Library, one of the nation’s first such projects integrating information technology and library services in an academic setting, In 2012, Provost Lauren Robel appointed Walters as the founding executive director of the Office of Scholarly Publishing, which includes the IU Press and the IU Libraries’ digital publishing program, IUScholarWorks. Under her leadership, the office is seeking to support and strengthen the acquisitions and editorial excellence of the press and provide publishing-related services to the IU community and beyond. Walters has been with the Indiana University Libraries for more than 25 years, during which time she has served as the Interim Ruth Lilly Dean of University Libraries, the Director of Public Services, and the Head of Undergraduate Library Services. She has BS from Miami University (Ohio) and MLS from Indiana University.