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Kathleen M Smith

Curator, Germanic Collections
Acting Curator, Medieval Studies



Kathleen's role in the library

As the curator for the Germanic and Medieval collections, I select new materials and provide reference assistance as well as instruction in both areas. I work with faculty and students to help them find the materials that they need for their research and teaching.

Selected publications

Smith, Kathleen M. and Fotis Jannidis. "Programming for the Future? The Specification of User Requirements in the Design of Virtual Research Environments for the Arts and Humanities." In Evolution der Informationsinfrastruktur: Kooperation zwischen Bibliothek und Wissenschaft, eds. Heike Neuroth, Norbert Lossau, and Andrea Rapp. Glückstadt: Verlag Werner Hülsbusch, 2013. Pp. 71-84.

Hedges, Mark; Neuroth, Heike; Smith, Kathleen M.; Blanke, Tobias; Romary, Laurent; Küster, Marc; and Malcolm Illingworth. “TextGrid, TEXTvre, DARIAH: Sustainability of Infrastructures for Textual Scholarship.” Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative 5 (2013).

Gavin, Michael, and Kathleen Marie Smith. “An Interview with Brett Bobley.” In Debates in the Digital Humanities, ed. Matthew Gold. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2012. Pp. 61-66.

Neuroth, Heike; Lohmeier, Felix; and Kathleen M. Smith. “TextGrid—Virtual Research Environment for the Humanities.” International Journal of Digital Curation (IJDC) 6:2 (2011): 222-231.


PhD, Germanic Languages & Literatures, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MLS, University of Texas at Austin
BA, English Literature & German Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder