Michelle Dalmau is an Associate Librarian and Head of Digital Collections Services (DCS) at the Indiana University Libraries and Co-Director for the Institute for Digital Arts & Humanities (IDAH), a research center of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Indiana University Bloomington.
As Head of Digital Collections Services, Michelle manages and coordinates digital library services for the Libraries and affiliated cultural heritage organizations across all IU campuses. Michelle's portfolio includes the IU Bloomington Libraries’ primary digitization lab, dedicated to converting special collections; repository services in support of preservation of and access to special collections, such as Image Collections Online and Archives Online; and digital preservation services to ensure ongoing access and stewardship of the digital content which IU Libraries has a mandate to preserve.
As Co-Director for IDAH, Michelle fosters the development of digital arts & humanities infrastructure projects and initiatives through outreach, collaborative research and creative pursuits, consultation, professional development, and credit-bearing programs. Part of this work includes supporting the IDAH Faculty Fellowships, the HASTAC scholars program, the IDAH Speaker Series and the IDAH Summer Incubator.
Michelle's research areas range from the creation of scholarly editions to organizational trends and practices around digital scholarship. Her undergraduate background is in English and art history, and she holds Master of Library Science and Master of Information Science degrees from Indiana University.