• Ongoing Research

  • I am conducting ongoing research in the areas of file format endangerment warning and recommender systems, and digital archives theory and practice. 

  • Publications

  • Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings

    Graf, R., Gordea, S., Ryan, H.M., Houzanme, T. (2016, June). A decision support system to facilitate file format selection. Proceedings of Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA), June 13-17: Zadar, Croatia. [accepted] 

    Graf, R., Gordea, S., Ryan, H.M., Houzanme, T. (2016, February). An expert system for facilitating an institutional risk profile definition for cyber situational awareness. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy (ICISSP), February 19-21: Rome, Italy.

    Ryan, H., Graf, R., Gordea, S. (2015, November). Human and machine-based file format endangerment notification and recommender systems development. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPres), November 2-6, 2015: Chapel Hill, NC. 

    Graf, R., Gordea, S., Ryan, H. (2015, November). A Baysian classification system for facilitating an institutional risk profile definition. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Information Technology and Engineering (ICITE), November 27-28, 2015: London, England. 

    Graf, R., Gordea, S., & Ryan, H. (2015). Allocating file format groups by selected file format characteristics. Proceedings of theInternational Conference on Technology and Sciences (ICAT’15), August 4-7, 2015: Antalya, Turkey. 

    Graf, R., Gordea, S., Ryan, H. (2015, June). A tool for facilitating an institutional risk profile definition. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM), June 22-23, 2015: Venice, Italy. 

    Graf, R., Gordea, S., Ryan, H. (2015, April). A tool for visualization and analysis of file format coherences. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference of Asian Special Libraries (ICoASL), April 22-24, 2015: Seoul, Korea. 

    Ryan, H. (2014, October). Occam’s Razor and File Format Endangerment Factors. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPres), October 6-10, 2014: Melbourne, Australia.

    Graf, R., Gordea, S., & Ryan, H. (2014, October). A model for format endangerment analysis using fuzzy logic. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPres), October 6-10, 2014: Melbourne, Australia. Runner up award for best paper.  

  • Other Publications

    Ryan, H. (2016, March). Messages to the future. The Manual, 5. https://themanual.org/read/issues/5/heather-ryan/article

    Ryan, H. (2015, March). Lesson. The Manual, 5. Retrieved from
    https://themanual.org/read/issues/5/heather-ryan/lesson

    Ryan, H. (2016, February). #nodigitaldarkage? Blog post for the Long Now Foundation. Retrieved from http://blog.longnow.org/02016/02/10/nodigitaldarkage/

     

  • Presentations

  • Stansbury, M., & Ryan, H. (2016, April). Mentoring, Beginning, and More. 47th Annual Colorado ILL Conference. April 29, 2016: Estes Park, CO.

    Ryan, H. (2016, March). The long view of librarianship and government information. Rachel Wingfield DeAngelo Endowed Lecture Series, Keynote Lecture for the University of Mary Washington Libraries’ 75th Anniversary as a Federal Depository Library. March 10, 2016: University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

    Ryan, H. (2015, March). Getting started with digital preservation. Rocky Mountain Special Library Association Shirley Alldredge Memorial Lecture. March 31, 2015: Boulder, CO.

    Ryan, H. (2014, June). Who’s Afraid of File Format Obsolescence? Developing a Data-Informed Research Agenda for Assessing File Format Endangerment. Invited lecture at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) Data Curation Education in Research Centers (DCERC) Summer 2014 Kickoff. Boulder, CO.

    Bowden, H. (2011, January). Cultural Heritage Preservation Curricula in LIS Education. Panel presentation at the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

    Bowden, H., & Tibbo, H. (2010, November). Closing the Digital Curation Guidance Gap. Panel presented at the Digital Library Federation (DLF) 2010 Fall Forum, Palo Alto, CA.

    Bowden, H. (2010, October). The Digital Curation Exchange. Demo presented at the Museum Computer Network (MCN) Annual Conference, Austin, TX.

    Bowden, H., Tibbo, H., Veillette, B., Podemski, B. (2010, October). Building Digital Curation Capacity for Museums. Organized panel session presented at the Museum Computer Network (MCN) Annual Conference, Austin, TX.

    Bowden, H. (2009, April). The Digital Curation Exchange. Demo presented at DigCCurr Symposium 2009, Chapel Hill, NC.

  • Posters

  • Ryan, H., & Nelson, J. (2015, July). How I learned to stop worrying and love the bits: Managing archival collections in the born digital age. Poster presentation at the 7th Archival Education and Research Institute (AERI), July 13-17, 2015: College Park: Maryland. [Accepted]

    Ryan, H. (2014, July). Who’s Afraid of File Format Obsolescence? Developing a Data-Informed Research Agenda for Assessing File Format Endangerment. Poster presentation at Archival Education and Education Institute (AERI), Pittsburgh, PA.

    Ryan, H. (2013, March). Who’s Afraid of File Format Obsolescence? Developing a Data-Informed Research Agenda for Assessing File Format Endangerment. Poster presented at Curate Thyself Doctoral Symposium, Chapel Hill, NC. Received Honorable Mention in best poster competition.

    Bowden, H. (2010, December). Where Are They Now? : A Survey of Digital Curation Activities in Cultural Heritage Institutions. Juried poster session presented at the 6th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC), Chicago, IL.

    Bowden, H. (2009, August). Assessing Need for an Automated File Format Obsolescence Notification System for Medium-sized Digital Archives. Juried Poster Session presented at the Society of American Archivists (SAA) Research Forum, Austin, TX.

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