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McDonald, Robert H. Associate Dean for Library Technologies


Robert H. McDonald oversees the technological infrastructure and innovations that facilitate, support, and enhance IU Libraries collections and services. As the Associate Dean for Library Technologies, he is responsible for the IU Libraries' Technology Division including the Digital Library Program, IU Enterprise Software Library Systems Department, and the statewide Indiana University Integrated Library System, IUCAT. McDonald is the co-principal investigator on several technology-related Libraries initiatives including the HathiTrust Research Center, a digital library initiative providing large-scale data access, and the Bamboo Technology Project, focused on building applications and shared infrastructure for humanities research. McDonald is also the Deputy Director of the Data to Insight Center at IU'¬ôs Pervasive Technology Institute, responsible for collaborative projects that utilize mass data storage services, data analysis, and data curation.