Megan Senseney

Megan Senseney

Research Scientist, Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship

PhD, Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (in progress)

MS, Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008

BA, Comparative Literature/French and French Studies, Bryn Mawr College, 2007

Research focus

My research interests focus on curatorial and collaborative research practices within the digital humanities. Specifically, I am interested in understanding how top-down incentives to engage in collaborative research projects impact scholars’ information behaviors, curatorial practices, and social networks.

Publications & Papers

Senseney, M., Velez, L., Maden, C.R., Swatscheno, J., Bonn, M., Green, H., & Fenlon, K. (2017). Informing library-based digital publishing: A survey of scholars’ needs in a contemporary publishing environment. Digital Humanities 2017, Montreal, Canada, August 8-11, 2017.

Green, H., Senseney, M., & Bonn, M. (2017). Collaborations in the Global Midwest: The diffusion of DH values in research collaborations in the Humanities Without Walls consortium. Digital Humanities 2017, Montreal, Canada, August 8-11, 2017.

Green, H., Courtney, A., & Senseney, M. (2016). Humanities collaborations and research practices: Investigating new modes of collaborative humanities scholarship. Charleston Library Conference Proceedings.

Fenlon, K., Senseneny, M., Green, H., Bhattacharyya, S., Willis, C. (2014). Scholar-built collections: A study of user requirements for research in large-scale digital libraries. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 51.

Research Projects (PI)