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Education

Master of Library Science
Indiana University, Bloomington 
Emphasis in research services as related to digital scholarship and scholarly communication

Master of Arts – History
California State University, Fullerton
Thesis: “‘A Peculiar Mark of Infamy’: Punitive Dissection and England’s Murder Act of 1752

Bachelor of Arts – History
University of California, Riverside
Emphasis in early modern European and Latin American history

Experience

Librarianship
Assistant Professor, Digital Scholarship Librarian (January 2017 to present)
Open and Digital Scholarship Services, University Libraries
University of Colorado Boulder

Assistant Professor, History Research Librarian (June 2014 to December 2016)
Interim Education Librarian (January 2015 to October 2015)
Department of Research Services, Mississippi State University Libraries
Mississippi State University

Web Editor (August 2013 – May 2014)
Scholars’ Commons, Herman B Wells Library
Indiana University, Bloomington

Research Assistant in Scholarly Communication (July 2013 – May 2014)
Department of Information and Library Science
Indiana University, Bloomington

Research Assistant in Altmetrics (July 2013 – February 2014)
Office of Scholarly Publishing, Herman B Wells Library
Indiana University, Bloomington

Web Migration Assistant (February 2013 – May 2014)
Digital User Experience Department, Herman B Wells Library
Indiana University, Bloomington

Reference Assistant (August 2012 – May 2014)
Reference Services Department, Herman B Wells Library
Indiana University, Bloomington

Reference Web Services Assistant (August 2012 – May 2013)
Reference Services Department, Herman B Wells Library
Indiana University, Bloomington

Internship: Digital Initiatives and Digital Scholarship (May – July 2013)
Digital Collection Services Department, Herman B Wells Library
Indiana University, Bloomington
Report: Analysis of the Indiana Magazine of History Web Publishing Platforms and Workflows
dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1461751

Editorial
Editorial Assistant (August 2010 – September 2012)
International Journal of Contemporary Iraqi Studies

Graphics and Outreach Assistant (August 2011 – August 2012)
Office of the Dean and Student Access Center
College of Humanities and Social Sciences, California State University, Fullerton

Editor-in-Chief (August 2009 – June 2010)
Welebaethan Journal of History, 2010 Edition
Phi Alpha Theta Theta-Pi Chapter
Served as Vetting Coordinator, 2011 Edition

Internship: Publishing and Print Book Design (February – May 2010)
My Book Workshop, Fullerton, California

Instructional
Teaching Assistant (August 2007 – January 2012)
Department of History, California State University, Fullerton
Courses: HIST 110A: World History to 1500, HIST 110B: World History 1500 to Present

 

Scholarship

Publications

Eichmann-Kalwara, N., Jorgensen, J., & Weingart, S. (2017). Representation at Digital Humanities Conferences (2000-2015). Bodies of Information: Feminist Debates in Digital Humanities, eds. Wernimont and Losh. University of Minnesota. Forthcoming. [preprint: dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.3120610.v1]

Weingart, S. & Eichmann-Kalwara, N. (2017). What’s Under the Big Tent?: A Study of ADHO Conference Abstracts. Digital Studies / Le champ numérique 7(1); 6, pp. 1-17. doi.org/10.16995/dscn.284 

Dale, M., Eichmann-Kalwara, N., Kathuria, S., & Jones, M.A. (2017). Assessing the Openness of Anthropology Journals. Journal of Scholarly Publishing 49(1); pp. 123-139. doi.org/10.3138/jsp.49.1.123 [pre-printscholar.colorado.edu/libr_facpapers/92]

Dale, M., Eichmann-Kalwara, N., Kathuria, S., & Jones, M.A. (2017). Assessing the Openness of Anthropology Journals [data file and codebook]. Journal of Scholarly Publishing 49(1). dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.4964894.v2

Richardson, H. & Eichmann-Kalwara, N. (2017). Process and Collaboration: Assessing DH Work through an Embedded Lens. College and Undergraduate Libraries, 24dx.doi.org/10.1080/10691316.2017.1336145

Eichmann-Kalwara, N., Richardson, H., Ridner, J. (2016). Creating a Public History Website on a Shoestring Budget with Limited Tech Literacy: the Starkville Civil Rights Project. DH Commons (October 2016).

‘A Shaky Truce’: Civil Rights Struggles in Starkville, MS, 1960-80,” digital public history project. In collaboration with Lindsay Drane, Christine Dunn, Daaiyah Heard, Simon Marcy, Michael Murphy, Kelli Nelson, Hillary Richardson, Judith Ridner, Nick Timmerman, and Justin Whitney, published on 29 October 2015. Funded in part by the Mississippi Humanities Council and Institute of Museum & Library Services. OCLC Number: 951825145 // starkvillecivilrights.msstate.edu

Eichmann, N. (2014). Review: Seven Digital Deadly SinsARLIS/NA Multimedia & Technology Reviews.

Eichmann, N. (2012). ‘A Peculiar Mark of Infamy’: Punitive Dissection and England’s Murder Act of 1752 (Unpublished master’s thesis). California State University, Fullerton. dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.4057557.v1

Eichmann, N. (2010). “Book Review: The Sense of Suffering: Constructions of Pain in Early Modern Europe, ed. Jan Frans van Dijkhuizen, et al. Boston and Leiden: Brill, 2009,” Welebaethan Journal of History (May 2010): 268-70.

Eichmann, N. (2009). “Mind the Gap: Early Modern English Attitudes towards Human Dissection,” Welebaethan Journal of History (July 2009): 1-14.

Presentations
Konkiel, S., Champieux, R., & Eichmann-Kalwara, N. (2017, March). Using Altmetrics to Transform Collection Development Decisions. Panel presentation at the 2017 Association of College & Research Libraries meeting. dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.4757032.v1

Eichmann-Kalwara, N. (2016, October). Digital Humanities Methods for Environmental and Agricultural Historians. CHASES Experiment Stations, Intersections Series.

Guilbeau, N., Richardson, H., & Eichmann-Kalwara, N. (2016, October). The Value of Oral History Beyond Discovery and Preservation. Poster presentation at the Mississippi Library Association annual meeting in Vicksburg, MS. dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.4003365.v1

Eichmann-Kalwara, N. (2016, September). Human Dissection as Punishment in Early Modern England, A Brief History. Colloquium presentation at the Mississippi School for Math and Sciences, invited.

Weingart, S., Eichmann-Kalwara, N., & Jorgensen, S. (2016, June). Gender & Centrality, DH 2000-2016. Paper presentation at the 2016 Keystone DH in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. [slides]

Eichmann-Kalwara, N. & Powers, A. (2016, April). Investigating Open Access Attitudes by Discipline. Presentation at the 2016 Institutional Repository Day at University of Southern Mississippi. dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.3203803.v3.

Richardson, H. & Eichmann, N. (2016, March). Fostering Community through Grassroots DH at Mississippi State University. Webinar presentation with ACRL DHIG/DCIG, “Engaging the Digital Humanities: Collaborating throughout the Research Lifecycle.”  [slides]

Andrews, K., Cunetto, S., Eichmann, N., Jones, M., Mord, S., & Powers, A. (2015, October). Starting the Evolution: Launching Scholarly Communication Services  at the MSU Libraries. Presentation at the 2015 Mississippi Library Association annual meeting in Natchez, Mississippi. [slides | digital handout]

Dale, M., Eichmann, N., Kathuria, S., & Jones, M. (2015, October). Open Scholarship, the Final Frontier: Assessing the Openness of Anthropology Journals. Poster presentation at the 2015 Mississippi Library Association annual meeting in Natchez, Mississippi. dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1572220

Eichmann, N., Nelson, K., Richardson, H., Ridner, J., & Timmerman, N. (2015, October). Learning by Doing: Creating a Digital Oral and Public History Site on School Desegregation in Starkville, Mississippi. Round table presentation at the 2015 Oral History Association annual meeting in Tampa, Florida.

Eichmann, N. & Weingart, S. (2015, June). What’s under the Big Tent? A study of ADHO Conference Abstracts, 2004-2014. Paper presentation at the 2015 Digital Humanities Summer Institute Colloquium in Victoria, BC, Canada. dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1461760

Konkiel, S. & Eichmann, N. (2015, June). Better metrics through metadata: a study of the use of persistent identifiers in Institutional Repositories. Poster presentation at the 2015 Open Repositories conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1423365

Eichmann, N., Richardson, H., Ridner, J., & Whitney, J. (2015, March). Digitizing a Community: The Process of Telling the National Civil Rights Narrative through a Local Lens. Round table presentation at the 2015 National Ethnic Studies Association in Starkville, Mississippi.

2014 University Press of Mississippi “Forum on Electronic Scholarship.” Mississippi State University, 27 October 2014. [Invited]

Eichmann, N. (2014, March). Topic Modeling Murder Trials of the Old Bailey Sessions Papers. Paper presentation in the “New Technologies in Medieval and Renaissance Studies: Big Data” panel at the 2014 Renaissance Society of America annual meeting in New York, New York. [slides]

Eichmann, N. (2012, April). Infanticidal Mothers: Female Agency, Criminal Identities, and Poor Laws in England, 1600-1800. Paper presentation at the 2012 Southwest Social Science Association in San Diego, California.

Eichmann, N. (2011, May). A New Ars Moriendi: Malefactors’ ‘Good Deaths’ in Last Dying Speeches of Eighteenth-Century England. Paper presentation at the 2011 Renaissance Society of America annual meeting in San Marino, California.

Eichmann, N. (2011). Annihilation and England’s Murder Act of 1752. Paper presentation at the 2011 Southwest Social Science Association in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Eichmann, N. (2010, April). Publishing the Welebaethan: The Construction of a Scholarly Historical Journal. Presentation and moderation at the 2010 Southwest Social Science Association in Houston, Texas. 

Eichmann, N. (2010, April). Swimming Against the Stream: Anatomists as Martyrs in Early Modern England. Paper presentation at the 2010 Southwest Social Science Association in Houston, Texas.

Eichmann, N. (2010, April). Publishing the Welebaethan: The Construction of a Scholarly Historical Journal. Presentation and moderation at the 2010 Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference at CSU Bakersfield in Bakersfield, California.

Eichmann, N. (2010, January). Spiritual and Intellectual Penetration of Human Bodies in Early Modern England. Paper presentation at the 2010 Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Conference in San Diego, California.

Eichmann, N. (2009, April). Mind the Gap: Early Modern English Attitudes toward Human Dissection. Paper presentation at the 2009 Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference at University of California, Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California.

 

Awards and Honors

  • 2016 Mississippi State University President’s Commission on the Status of Minorities Diversity Award for “A Shaky Truce: Starkville Civil Rights Struggles, 1960-80” [press release]
  • 2016 Elbert R. Hilliard Award (Mississippi Historical Society/Mississippi Department of Archives & History) Oral History Award for “A Shaky Truce: Starkville Civil Rights Struggles, 1960-80
  • 2015 Digital Humanities Summer Institute Tuition Scholarship (two awards)
  • 2014 Iter : Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance Travel Bursary for the Renaissance Society of America 2014 Annual Meeting
  • 2013 Giles T. Brown Outstanding Thesis Award Nomination, Cal State Fullerton
  • 2012 Merit Scholarship, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University (included 27 units bursary and graduate assistantship)
  • 2010 Phi Alpha Theta Gerald Nash Journal Award, 1st Prize for Welebaethan Journal of History
  • 2010 Phi Alpha Theta “Theta-Pi Chapter Adviser’s Award,” Cal State Fullerton
  • 2009 Lawrence B. de Graaf “Best Overall Paper,” Welebaethan Journal of History

Service and Activities

Editorial

Outreach & Education

National and Regional Association Committees

  • ALA-ACRL 2019 Conference Roundtable Discussions Committee (2017-2019)
  • ALA-ACRL Western European Studies Sections (WESS), Social Sciences and History Discussion Group Convener (2016/2017, 2017/2018)
  • ALA-ACRL Western European Studies Sections (WESS), Research & Planning Committee (2016/2017)
  • ALA New Member Roundtable (NMRT), Alumni & Friends Committee (2014/2015)
  • Mississippi Library Association Annual Meeting Poster Committee (2016)
  • Southeastern Library Association (SELA) Membership and Mentoring Committee (2015-2016)

University of Colorado Boulder

  • Center for Research Data and Digital Scholarship
  • Alternative Scholarship Task Force, CU Libraries
  • Credit-Towards-Tenure Task Force, CU Libraries

Mississippi State University (MSU)

  • MSU Critical Race Studies Group
  • Center for the History of Agriculture, Science, & the Environment of the South (CHASES), associate faculty
  • MSU Libraries, Digital Scholarship Committee, Co-Chair
  • MSU Libraries, Open Access Committee, Co-Chair
  • MSU Libraries, Institutional Repository Committee
  • MSU Libraries, Copyright Committee
  • MSU Libraries, Open Educational Resources Committee
  • MSU Libraries, Scholarly Communication Initiative Chairs Committee, Co-Chair
  • MSU Libraries, Electronic Resources Evaluation Committee
  • MSU Libraries, DeStress Fest Committee, Chair
  • MSU Libraries, Management of Social Media Committee

Indiana University Libraries

  • Open Access Week, planning committee member (Fall 2013)
  • Open Access Week, roundtable discussant (October 2013)
  • Graduate Professional Student Organization, representative (2012-2014)
  • Gale Cengage Learning at ACRL conference, student ambassador (April 2013)
  • Gale Cengage Learning at ALA conference, student ambassador (July 2013)

Department of Information & Library Science, Indiana University

  • ASIS&T Student Chapter WordPress Portfolio Workshop, speaker (19 February 2014)
  • Interclub Council (ICC) for the Department of Information & Library Science, co-founder and associate chair (2013/2014)
  • Peer Mentoring Initiative, co-founder (2013/2014)

Department of History, California State University, Fullerton

  • History Students Association, president (2009/2010)
  • Interclub Council (ICC-HSS), representative (2009/2010, Fall 2011)

Phi Alpha Theta – Theta Pi Chapter, California State University, Fullerton

  • Welebaethan Journal of History, review board member, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 Editions
  • Welebaethan Journal of History, Vetting Coordinator, 2011 Edition
  • Welebaethan Journal of History, Chief Editor, 2010 Edition
  • Secretary (2009/2010 academic year)
  • PAT Southern California Regional Conference, organizer (April 2012)
  • “Best Chapter” portfolio for “Nels Cleven” Awards (2010, 2011, 2012)
  • Planning Committee for Next Academic Year, (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)

Affiliations

  • Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO)
  • American Historical Association (AHA)
  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • Association for College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
  • Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH)
  • Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T)
  • California State University, Fullerton, Alumni Association
  • European Association for Digital Humanities (EADH)
  • History of Science Society (HSS)
  • Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (HASTAC)
  • Indiana University Alumni Association
  • Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society (Theta-Pi Chapter, initiated April 2009)
  • Renaissance Society of America 
  • University of California Riverside, Alumni Association