Curating Digital Design Data
MacKenzie Smith, Research Director
MacKenzie Smith is Research Director at the MIT Libraries, where she oversees the Libraries’ digital library research and development program. Her research focuses on the Semantic Web for scholarly communication, and digital data curation, including long-term data preservation and archiving. She was the Project Director for MIT’s collaboration with Hewlett-Packard to build DSpace, the open source digital archive platform now in widespread use, and has led many other research projects that advanced the international digital library agenda. Prior to MIT, MacKenzie managed the Harvard University Library’s Digital Library Program Manager and held IT positions at Harvard and the University of Chicago.