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Emily Lin - Director, Strategic Initiatives, Archives & Special Collections

Director, Strategic Initiatives, Archives & Special Collections

Emily Lin

UC Merced Library
University of California, Merced
5200 North Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343
209-658-7146
elin@ucmerced.edu

Education/Degrees

Professional Development:

  • UCLA Senior Fellows, 2014
  • Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians, 2012
  • ARL/CLIR/DLF/Duraspace E-Science Institute, 2012
  • IMLS Summer Institute for Humanities Data Curation, 2009
Master of Library & Information Science
Drexel University (2003)
Concentration in Management of Digital Information

Artium Baccalaureus, Comparative Literature 
Princeton University (1998)
Magna cum laude
Certificate in East Asian Studies
Teacher Preparation Program

Grants

  • Co-Principal Investigator, $750,000 grant, National Endowment for the Humanities, “Establishing a Sierra Nevada-Central Valley Archive,” 2022-2024.
  • DEFCon Teaching Fellowship, Digital Ethnic Futures Consortium, 2022.
  • Principal Investigator, $200,000 grant, National Endowment for the Humanities, “Regional Archives for California’s Central Valley,” 2021-2022.
  • Technical lead, $149,814 grant, NHPRC Access to Historical Records, “Pioneering Child Studies: Digitizing and Providing Access to Collections of Women Physicians who Spearheaded Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics” (UCSF Library, Principal Investigator: Polina Ilieva), 2021-2023.
  • Technical lead, $95,000 grant, Network of National Library of Medicine, “Digitizing and Providing Universal Access to Historical AIDS Records,” (UCSF Library, Principal Investigator: Polina Ilieva), 2020-2021.
  • US Agricultural Information Network Research Award, $2,000, “Agricultural State and Local Literature: Where are the Gaps in Preservation and Access?” 2019.
  • Principal Investigator, $308,900 NHPRC Major Initiatives grant, “A Century of Impact: Documenting the Work of the Cooperative Extension in California’s Counties,” 2018-2021.
  • Technical lead, $315,000 NEH Preservation and Access grant, “The San Francisco Bay Area’s Response to the AIDS Epidemic: Digitizing, Reuniting, and Providing Universal Access to Historical AIDS Records” (UCSF Library, Principal Investigator: Polina Ilieva), 2017-2019.
  • Co-Principal Investigator, data allocation grant from San Diego Supercomputer Center, 2005-2008.