Ricardo L. Punzalan

Ricardo L. Punzalan

Ricardo L. Punzalan

Associate Professor
Office: 
4117J Hornbake Building, South Wing
Telephone: 
301-405-6518

Research Interests:

Archives and museum studies, virtual reunification, digitization of archival photographs, inter-institutional collaboration, archives and collective memory

Education:

PhD, Michigan

Virtual Reunification of Dispersed Archival Photographs: Adding Value to Large-Scale Digital Aggregations

Principal Investigator: Ricardo L. Punzalan Trevor Munoz
Investigator:

The iSchool and the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) seeks to collaborate to develop specific plans for incorporating virtual reunification of dispersed photograph and image collections.

Establishing a Data Curation Program for Agricultural Information

Principal Investigator: Ricardo L. Punzalan
Investigator:

This collaboration between the iSchool and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library (NAL) will help develop a robust data curation infrastructure that safeguards agricultural information and promote their continued discovery and re-use through the utilization of NAL’s extensive collections, digital resources, and staff expertise.

Valuing Our Scans: Understanding the Impacts of Digitized Native American Ethnographic Archives

Principal Investigator: Ricardo L. Punzalan
Investigator:

Valuing Our Scans (VoS) is a 3-year, mixed methods research project that will help cultural heritage institutions evaluate the use and impact of digitized ethnographic archives.

Measuring the Impact of Digital Repositories Workshop Proposal

Principal Investigator: Ricardo L. Punzalan
Investigator: Adam Kriesberg

This workshop hopes to identify the current metrics, tools, and practices that are effective in recording the impact of digital data storage, and the issues that will require additional research.

University of Maryland College of Information Studies Digital Curation Fellows Program at the National Agricultural Library

Principal Investigator: Ricardo L. Punzalan
Investigator:

This fellows program advances a new field of study and builds a workforce in the field of digital curation and user access with an emphasis on agriculture and agricultural informatics.

Establishing and Testing Best Practices in the Digital Curation of Collections at the National Agricultural Library

Principal Investigator: Ricardo L. Punzalan
Investigator:

The National Agricultural Library acquires, organizes, provides access to, and preserves agriculture literature and its data for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It needs research on the best practices for creating and curating its digital collections.