Muñoz receives Innovation Award
Trevor Muñoz, assistant dean for digital humanities research at the University of Maryland Libraries and an associate director of the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, today received an Innovation Award from the National Digital Stewardship Alliance.
The alliance is a consortium of more than 160 organizations committed to the long-term preservation of digital information.
Muñoz was recognized for his work developing and teaching best practices in data curation in the digital humanities and for his work advocating for digital preservation as a core function of librarianship, archival work, and scholarship.
His personal research interests include electronic publishing and the curation of digital humanities research data. He currently serves as the principal investigator for the Digital Humanities Data Curation Institute project, supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Muñoz holds an MA in Digital Humanities from the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London and an MS in Library and Information Science from the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.