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 is dedicated to the humanities 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.

During her 10+ years in academia, Meridith has engaged in diverse research and teaching projects related to the humanities and cultural heritage, 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. Her consulting work has included work for major museums, libraries, and universities.

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. Prior to that she worked at Knox College and held a postdoctoral fellowship at Indiana University.

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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