About us


The Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research in the Stanford University Libraries enables digital research and teaching to encourage and inspire innovative scholarship throughout the University.


We are a team of humanists and social scientists within the Stanford University Libraries who design and develop new tools and methods, and integrate technology and information resources, to promote scholarship. Our expertise in data discovery, data creation, data management and analytical tools supports the generation and dissemination of new knowledge.


Glen Worthey

Glen Worthey

Digital Humanities Librarian
Head, Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research
(650) 213-6759

Vijoy Abraham

Academic Technology Specialist for the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences
(650) 521-1427
Scott Bailey portrait

Scott Bailey

Research Developer
Head of Social Science Data and Software
Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research
(650) 275-2958

Javier de la Rosa

Research Developer, Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research
Claudia Engel

Claudia A. Engel

Academic Technology Specialist and Lecturer, Department of Anthropology
(650) 724-7452
Katherine McDonough

Katherine McDonough

Academic Technology Specialist in History
(650) 223-8913
Ron Nakao with 9-track data tape.

Ron Nakao

Data and Computational Social Science Librarian
Economics Librarian
(650) 725-1062
Mike Widner

Michael Widner

Academic Technology Specialist for the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages
(650) 723-6099