Laurie N. Taylor
Laurie N. Taylor, PhD, is the Digital Scholarship Librarian at the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. Her work focuses on data/digital curation, digital scholarship, and developing socio-technical supports (people, policies, technologies, communities) for scholarly cyberinfrastructure. This includes work to develop, sustain, and integrate digital scholarship and data curation across communities, build communities of practice, and foster an environment of radical collaboration made possible in the digital age or the age of Big Data.
She works heavily with the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC), University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC), UF Research Computing, and the Open Source SobekCM software and tools. She is the Digital Scholarship Director for the international collaborative Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) and a founding Steering Committee Member for the Florida Digital Humanities Consortium (FLDH).