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As digital humanities librarian, Ashley Maynor helps faculty enhance their research and teaching through new modes of inquiry and new methods of scholarly communication.
From text mining to visualization of complex data to curating online collections, the digital humanities are expanding traditional humanistic scholarship by applying computational methods to social, philological, and historical studies and making scholarly work accessible to the public in new and exciting digital forms.
Ashley is available to help digital humanities scholars learn to use media and digital humanities tools, as well as how to effectively collaborate on non-traditional research projects that use such tools. She can equally advise scholars on preserving and publishing their scholarly work through online repositories, including creation of digital objects and metadata.
Ashley has taught college courses in screenwriting, visual history and literacy, and film and video production. She is also an award-winning filmmaker and producer. Her current work-in-progress—an interactive multimedia documentary—investigates America’s obsession with temporary memorials and tracks what happens to more than half a million letters, 65,000 teddy bears, and hundreds of thousands of other packages, donations, and condolence items sent to Newtown, Connecticut, in the wake of the Sandy Hook School shooting.
Ashley holds a bachelor’s degree in French literature and cultural studies and a master’s degree in information sciences from UT, as well as an MFA in film and media arts from Temple University.
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