Dr. Katrina Fenlon is an assistant professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, and a faculty affiliate of the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities. Her research focuses on the changing shape of the scholarly knowledge ecosystem. She employs qualitative methods to study diversifying forms of cultural evidence and humanities scholarly production, along with their implications for information practices, digital curation, data models and standards, and research infrastructures across disciplines. Her work aims to advance the capacity of communities and knowledge organizations to create and sustain meaningful, inclusive, impactful digital collections that, in turn, support the advancement of knowledge and the endurance of communities.
Ph.D., Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Establishing and Testing Best Practices in the Digital Curation of Collections at the National Agricultural Library
- University of Maryland College of Information Studies Digital Curation Fellows Program at the National Agricultural Library
- Developing a Data Curation Program for Agricultural Information
- Community-centered Strategies for Sustaining Digital Humanities Scholarship
- Sustaining Digital Community Collections: Understanding the Impact of Development Workflows Across Contexts