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.


Vijoy Abraham

Assistant Director and Head, Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research
(650) 521-1427
Scott Bailey portrait

Scott Bailey

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

Peter Broadwell

Research Developer
Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research

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

Katie McDonough

Academic Technology Specialist in History
Lecturer, Department of History
(650) 223-9813
Ron Nakao with 9-track data tape.

Ron Nakao

Data and Computational Social Science Librarian
Economics Librarian