Alisa K. Beer
Ph.D. student (medieval history)
Alisa is a second year Ph.D. student in the History department at Fordham University, where she studies medieval manuscript culture and medieval pilgrimage. She holds an M.L.S. from the School of Library and Information Science of Indiana University Bloomington, and is particularly interested in information visualization, pedagogy, and the use of social media for scholarship. She is also concerned about the long-term survival of DH projects and the condition of their metadata.
Information visualization, metadata and DH project durability, mapping locations and relationships, collaboration, pedagogy & teaching (DH and subject-specific content, and especially how they can interact). Libraries and information science, and how libraries and archives can interact with scholars on DH projects productively and persistently.
Mapping and defining medieval English libraries. Tracking the dissemination and discarding of pilgrimage medals and other tokens in late medieval Western Europe.