Background

Meridith presenting on Isaac Newton’s alchemical library at Indiana University.

Meridith presenting on Isaac Newton’s alchemical library at Indiana University.

Meridith Beck Mink has dedicated her career to the humanities, arts, and cultural heritage. She is an experienced researcher and writer, and holds a Ph.D. in history of science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her consulting work has included work for several major museums, libraries, universities, and nonprofits, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), and the Council on Library and Information Resources.

During her 10+ years in academia, Meridith has engaged in diverse research and teaching projects, including: a postdoctoral position researching Issac Newton’s alchemy and humanities data curation, working at a rare books library, teaching at a small liberal arts college, and conducting archaeological fieldwork in South America and Canada.

Recently she was the lead researcher for the Council on Library and Information Resources' assessment of the National Digital Stewardship Residency programs (2015-18). She was responsible for implementing the project, including conducting all interviews and site visits, and authoring the final report.

Recent Consulting Work

Researcher, Leading a College. Forthcoming, Fall 2020, John Hopkin’s University Press. Authored by Dr. Joseph King and Dr. Brian C. Mitchell.

Consultant, NDSR Art, Assessment of the 2017-18 and 2018-19 Program Year.

Lead Researcher, Council on Library and Information Resources’ Assessment of the National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) Programs.

Select Publications

Supplementary Assessment of the National Digital Stewardship Residencies, 2016–2018,” October 2018.

 “Keepers of Our Digital Future: An Assessment of the National Digital Stewardship Residencies, 2013–2016,” December 2016.  

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