Robin Rider, Special Collections Librarian


Robin Rider is the curator of the University of Wisconsin’s Special Collections, where she specializes in the history of science. She is a senior lecturer in the History Department and she regularly teaches in the iSchool. In her role as curator, Rider works directly with the Digital Collections Center to digitize many of the library’s holdings. Rider approaches digital humanities through the study of book history and often collaborates and helps support researchers interested in DH projects. Working as both a researcher and librarian, Rider’s perspective on digital humanities is shaped by decades of experience in the field.

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