Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph.D. in Information Studies, Dissertation: “#MPLP: A comparison of domain novice and expert user generated tags in a minimally processed digital archives,” supervised by Iris Xie, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2014.

Master of Library and Information Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2009.

Master of Arts in History, Thesis: “A democracy of its own: Milwaukee’s socialisms, difference and pragmatism,” supervised by Aims McGuinness, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2009.

Bachelor of Arts in History, Magna Cum Laude, Honors in the Major, Capstone: “Georgette ‘Dickey’ Chapelle: A case study in photographs as historical sources,” University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2006.

Academic Appointments

2018-present   Russel B. Long Professor, School of Library and Information Science, Louisiana State University

2014-present   Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Science, Louisiana State University

2012-2014       Adjunct Instructor, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2010-2012       Teaching Assistant, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2009-2010      Research Assistant, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2006-2009      Teaching Assistant, Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Scholarly Activities

Publications

Books

modafinil get you high Benoit, Edward, III and Alexandra Eveleigh, eds. Participatory Archives: Theory & Practice. London: Facet, forthcoming.

Articles in Refereed Journals

http://sukeyjumpmusic.com/wp-content/cache/et/global/et-divi-customizer-global-15340667363059.min.css Benoit, Edward, III and Donald C. Force. “One Size Does Not Fit All: Graduate Archival Education in the 21st Century,” American Archivist, 82, no.1 (2019).

http://santaanadental.com/doctors_category/dds/page/5/ Benoit, Edward, III. “Moving Image User-Generated Description: A Matter of Time,” International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives Journal, 49, no. 1 (2018).

Benoit, Edward, III and Amanda Munson. “Proceed with Caution: Deepening Concerns about Social Tagging within Digital Collections, 2010-2016,” portal: Libraries and the Academy 18, no. 4 (2018): 759-779.

Benoit, Edward, III. “#MPLP Part 2: Replacing Item-level Metadata with Social Tags.” American Archivist 81, no. 1 (2018): 38-64.

Benoit, Edward, III. “#MPLP Part 1: Comparing Domain Expert and Novice Social Tags in a Minimally Processed Digital Archive.” American Archivist 80, no. 2 (2017): 145-176.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Digital V-Mail & the 21st Century Soldier: Preliminary Findings from the Virtual Footlocker Project.” Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture 46, no. 1 (2017): 17-31.

Benoit, Edward, III, and Jennifer Ann Stevenson. “@Archivist_Community: UCINET Social Network Analysis and Archivists on Twitter.” Proceedings of the 2016 iConference (2016). http://hdl.handle.net/2142/89333.

Xie, Iris, and Edward Benoit III. “Search Result List Evaluation versus Document Evaluation: Similarities and Differences.” Journal of Documentation 69, no. 1 (2013): 49-80.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Sub-field Visualization: A Multidimensional Analysis of Web 2.0 Authors.” In Proceedings of the 2011 Great Lakes Connections Conference: Discourse & Illumination, edited by Edward Benoit III, 17-26. Milwaukee, WI: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Digital Commons, 2011. http://dc.uwm.edu/sois_student/1/ 

Benoit, Edward, III, ed. Proceedings of the 2011 Great Lakes Connections Conference: Discourse & Illumination. Milwaukee, WI: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Digital Commons, 2011. http://dc.uwm.edu/sois_student/1/ 

Xie, Iris, Edward Benoit III, and Huan Zhang. “How do Users Evaluate Individual Documents? An Analysis of Dimensions of Evaluation Activities.” Information Research 15, no. 4 (2010). http://InformationR.net/ir/15-4/colis723.html.

Book Chapters

Benoit, Edward, III and Alexandra Eveleigh. “Defining and Framing Participatory Archives in Archival Science.” In Participatory Archives: Theory & Practice, edited by Edward Benoit III and Alexandra Eveleigh. London: Facet, forthcoming. 

Benoit, Edward, III and Ana Roeschley. “Degrees of Mediation: A Review of the Intersectionality between Community and Participatory Archives.” In Participatory Archives: Theory & Practice, edited by Edward Benoit III and Alexandra Eveleigh. London: Facet, forthcoming. 

Benoit, Edward, III and Alexandra Eveleigh. “Challenges, Opportunities and Future Directions.” In Participatory Archives: Theory & Practice, edited by Edward Benoit III and Alexandra Eveleigh. London: Facet, forthcoming. 

Conference Presentations

International & National Conferences

Benoit, Edward, III and Trudi Wright. “Developing Digital Learning Environments.” Presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Tuscaloosa, AL, July 2018.

Benoit, Edward, III and A. Mackenzie Roberts. “Louisiana, The State We’re In: Challenges, Collaboration, & Opportunities.” Presented at the Association of Moving Image Archivists, New Orleans, LA, November, 2017.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Moving Image Social Tagging: Professional vs. Amateur Production Comparison.” Presented at the Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, July, 2017.

Gracy, Karen and Edward Benoit, III. “Introduction to Online Teaching: Essentials for the First-timer.” Presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Toronto, Canada July 2017.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Pro/Am Moving Image Social Tagging: A Production Comparison,” Presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Toronto, Canada July 2017.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Moving Image Social Tagging: Professional vs. Amateur Production Comparison.” Presented at the Association of Moving Image Archivists, Pittsburgh, PA, November, 2016.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Temporal and Format Influences on Social Tagging of Moving Images.” Presented at the Society of American Archivists, Atlanta, GA, August, 2016.

Force, Donald, and Edward Benoit III. “Got Faculty? Archival Curriculum Development for Small Archival Programs.” Presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Kent, OH, July 2016.

Edward Benoit III. “Digital V-Mail & the 21st Century Soldier: Preliminary Findings from the Virtual Footlocker Project.” Presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Kent, OH, July 2016.

Benoit, Edward, III, and Jennifer Ann Stevenson. “@Archivist_Community: UCINET Social Network Analysis and Archivists on Twitter.” Presented at the iConference, Philadelphia, PA, 2016.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Understanding What Users Need to Understand Us (and Our Data): Time-based Analysis of Moving Image Social Tagging.” Paper presented at the Association of Moving Image Archivists Conference, Portland, OR, November 2015.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Competency-Based Frameworks for Moving Image Archiving Education: Analysis of Audiovisual Archivist Job Advertisements in Traditional Archives.” Paper presented at the Association of Moving Image Archivists Conference, Portland, OR, November 2015.

Benoit, Edward, III, and Jennifer Stevenson. “@Archivist_Community: Social Network Analysis and Archivists on Twitter.” Paper presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, College Park, MD, July 2015.

Benoit, Edward, III. “#MPLP: Social Tagging in a Minimally Processed Digital Archives.” Paper presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, July 2014.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Tagging MPLP: A Comparison of Novice and Expert Domain User Generated Tags in a Minimally Processed Digital Photographic Archive.” Paper presented at the Visual Resource Association Conference, Milwaukee, WI, March 2014.

Benoit, Edward, III, and Angela Murillo. “Building a Collaborative Archival Research Community.” Workshop presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Austin, TX, June 2013.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Getting through Graduate School.” Presentation at Curate Thyself: Defining and Cultivating an Academic Trajectory in Digital Curation, Chapel Hill, NC, March 2013.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Scrolls to Scrolling: The Shared Heritage of Digital Collections.” Paper presented at the Sixth International Conference on the History of Records and Archives, Austin, TX, August 2012.

Benoit, Edward, III, and Sarah Ramdeen. “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me Where I Put That!: Research Management Software Demonstration and Discussion.” Workshop presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA, July 2012.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Archival Preservation and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA): The Need for Relief Action.” Paper presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Boston, MA, July 2011.

Xie, Iris, Edward Benoit III, and Huan Zhang. “How do Users Evaluate Individual Documents? An Analysis of Dimensions of Evaluation Activities. Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Conceptions of Library and Information Science, London, England, June 2010.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Publishing with Chains: A Comparison of Publishing Agreements in LIS.” Poster presented at the 7th International Conference on Conceptions of Library and Information Science, London, England, June 2010.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Tagging to Access: Increasing Access and Reducing Costs through Integration of Social Tags and Metadata in Digital Collections.” Paper presented at the Doctoral Forum, 7th International Conference on Conceptions of Library and Information Science, London, England, June 2010.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Chicago’s Evolution of Progress: Representations of the Past, Present, and Future at the 1893 Columbian Exposition and the 1933-34 Century of Progress Exposition.” Paper presented at the Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Convention, Albuquerque, NM, January 2008.

Regional Conferences

Benoit, Edward, III. “Tagging Moving Images: Does Time Matter?.” Paper presented at the Midwest Archives Conference, Milwaukee, WI, April 2016.

Benoit, Edward, III. “#MPLP: Novice & Expert Domain User Tags in a MPLP Digital Archive.” Paper presented at the Midwest Archives Conference, Kansas City, MO, April 2014.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Archival Survival Kit.” Workshop presented at Convening Great Lakes Culture Keepers Regional Institute, Mt. Pleasant, MI, April 2014.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Mind the Gaps: Leveraging Networks to Learn—Digital Collections.” Paper presented at the Midwest Archives Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, April 2012.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Social Tagging on the Commons on Flickr: Comparing the Library of Congress with the Remaining Institutions.” Paper presented at the 2011 School of Information Studies Student Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, November 2011.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Sub-field Visualization: A Multidimensional Analysis of Web 2.0 Authors.” Paper presented at the Great Lakes Connections Conference, Milwaukee, WI, May 2011.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Archival Preservation and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA): The Need for Relief Action.” Presented at the Midwest Archives Conference, St. Paul, MN, April 2011.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Digital Librarians’ Perceptions of Social Tagging, its Potential Use, Benefits, and Limitations.” Paper presented at the 2010 School of Information Studies Student Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, November 2010.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Chicago’s Evolution of Progress: Representations of the Past, Present, and Future at the 1893 Columbian Exposition and the 1933-34 Century of Progress Exposition.” Paper presented at the Phi Alpha Theta Midwest Regional Conference, Milwaukee, WI, November 2007.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Georgette ‘Dickey’ Chapelle: A Case Study in Photography as Historical Sources.” Paper presented at the Phi Alpha Theta Michigan Conference, Marquette, MI, March 2005.

Invited Speaker

Benoit, Edward, III. “Missing Tapes and Deleted Tweets: The Presidential Records Act & Democracy.” Presentation for the Presidential Symposium Behind the Ballot: Examining the Influences and Trends Driving Modern Elections at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 2018.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Wikipedia in the Classroom.” Session presented at the Faculty Technology Center at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 2017.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Preserving and Restoring Family Treasures.” Workshop presented at the Ascension Parish Library, Gonzales, LA, 2017.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Crowdsourcing the Archives: Challenges & Benefits of the Participatory Archives.” Presentation at the School of Library & Information Science, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, March 2016.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Digital Archiving and Preservation.” Lecture presented at the School of Information Studies, Milwaukee, WI 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2015.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Home Movies in Society and the Historical Record.” Paper presentation at Home Movie Day Preview Night, Milwaukee, WI, 2012.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Expanding and Contracting Freedoms in American History.” Lecture presented at the School of Information Studies, Milwaukee, WI, 2009.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Podcast Creation, Post-Production, and Publishing.” Lecture presented at the School of Information Studies, Milwaukee, WI, 2009.

Benoit, Edward, III. “New Acquisitions: Midnight Sun Baseball Classic and Composite Metal Wood Bat. Artifact Spotlight Lecture at the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY, 2007.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Eight Men Out: The Fictionalized Version of the 1919 Black Sox Scandal versus Historical Fact.” Lecture presented at Hollywood versus History Film Series, Milwaukee, WI, 2007.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Forest Home Cemetery: A Walking Tour of Milwaukee History.” Lecture presented at Phi Alpha Theta, Milwaukee, WI, 2005.

Grants

Funded

Benoit, Edward, III. Office of Research and Economic Development Junior Faculty Travel Grant. 2017, $750. Funded.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Social Tagging of Amateur and Professionally Produced Moving Images.” Society of American Archivists Foundation. 2016, $2,400. Funded.

Benoit, Edward, III. Office of Research and Economic Development Junior Faculty Travel Grant. 2016, $750. Funded.

Benoit, Edward, III, Maccio, E.M., & Lacher-Feldman, J. (2015). “An International Perspective of LGBTQ Archives and Social Justice: Workshops & a Public Lecture with Dr. Rebecka Sheffield.” College of Human Sciences & Education Dean’s Internationalization Program. 2015, $1,404. Funded.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Virtual Footlocker Phase 1: Exploring the Personal Archiving and Recordkeeping Habits of the 21st Century Soldier.” College of Human Sciences & Education Peabody Society Dean’s Circle Grant. 2015, $2,000. Funded.

Benoit, Edward, III. Office of Research and Economic Development Junior Faculty Travel Grant. 2015, $750. Funded.

Benoit, Edward, III. SEC Sponsored Visiting Faculty Travel Grant, SECU. 2015, $1,000. Funded.

Benoit, Edward, III. “#MPLP: A Comparison of Domain Novice and Expert User Generated Tags in a Minimally Processed Digital Archives.” School of Information Studies Doctoral Research Award Grant Opportunity (DRAGO), 2014. $350. Funded.

Benoit, Edward, III. “MPLP and Social Tagging.” School of Information Studies Doctoral Research Award Grant Opportunity (DRAGO), 2013. $900. Funded.

Benoit, Edward, III. “Social Tagging in Digital Archives.” School of Information Studies Doctoral Research Award Grant Opportunity (DRAGO), 2012. $500. Funded.

Under Review

Benoit, Edward, III. “Virtual Footlocker Project: Developing a User-Centered Framework for Digital Preservation of Active Duty and Veteran Personal Records.” Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2018. $377,069. Under Review

Poole, Alex H., Ciaran Trace, Edward Benoit, III, and Jane Zhang. “Archival Education 2020-2050: Infrastructure, Sustainability, and Stewardship.” Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2018. $148,786. Under Review

Submitted but not Funded

Bossaller, Jenny, Sarah Buchanan, Denice Adkins, and Edward Benoit, III. “Education for Community Digitization in Rural Libraries (ECD).” Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2017. $977,176. Not Funded.

Bossaller, Jenny, Sarah Buchanan, Denice Adkins, and Edward Benoit, III. “Education for Community Digitization in Rural Libraries (ECD).” Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2017. $915,217. Not Funded.

Benoit, Edward, III, Suzanne M. Stauffer, and J. Brenton Stewart. “Moving Image and Recorded Audio Preservation, Digitization, and Description Training for Libraries, Archives, and Museums.” National Endowment for the Humanities, 2015. $199,276. Not Funded.

Teaching Experience

Louisiana State University, 2014-present

  • Advanced Seminar in Archives & Cultural Heritage
  • Archival Arrangement & Description
  • Electronic Description of Archival Materials
  • Information & Society
  • Introduction to Archival Theory, Principles & Practices
  • Introduction to Information & Society*
  • Preservation & Digitization of Audiovisual Materials
  • Preservation Management of Physical Records
  • Principles of Archives Management
  • Research Seminar in Archives & Cultural Heritage 
  • Seminar in Advanced Archival Appraisal

*General Education, Communication Intensive, Undergraduate Course

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2012-2014

  • Arrangement & Description in Archives 
  • Digital Libraries 
  • Fieldwork in Archives and Manuscripts 
  • Information Resources for Research 
  • Technology Issues in Archives 

Graduate Committees

MLIS, Non-thesis Completer, Chair: 49

Ph.D., Completer, Member (Dean’s Representative): 2

MA, Thesis, Completer, Member: 1

MLIS, Non-thesis, Chair: 49

Ph.D., Member (Dean’s Representative): 2

Awards

Advocate for Diversity Award, College of Human Sciences & Education, Lousiana State University, 2019.

TAF Undergraduate Teaching Award, Lousiana State University, 2018.

Distinguished Alumni Award, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2017.

Archival Education and Research Institute Junior Faculty Scholarship, 2015.

School of Information Studies Teaching Reward, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013.

Doctoral Research Award Grant Opportunity, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2012, 2013, 2014.

Archival Education and Research Institute Scholarship, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.

Conference Presentation Travel Grant, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.

Chancellor’s Scholarship, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.

Teaching Assistantship/Project Assistantship, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2009-2013.

Great Lakes National STEM Scholarship, 2012.

Graduate School Travel Grant, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2010, 2012.

Beta Phi Mu, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2012.

Midwest Archives Conference Student Scholarship, 2011.

Dean’s Scholarship, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2010, 2011.

Chancellor’s Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2009, 2010.

Theodore Saloutos Graduate Research Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2007.

Graduate Research Grant, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2007.

Graduate Paper Honorable Mention, Phi Alpha Theta Midwest Regional Conference, 2007.

Frank and Peggy Steele Internship, National Baseball Hall of Fame, 2007.

Teaching Assistantship, Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2006-09.

Phi Alpha Theta, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2005.

Phi Kappa Phi, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2005.

Academic Service

Student Portfolio Committee, School of Library and Information Science, Louisiana State University, 2018-present.

Faculty Technology Center Focus Group, Louisiana State University, 2018-present.

Diversity Committee, College of Human Sciences & Education, Louisiana State University, 2016-2017 (member), 2017-2018 (chair).

Recruitment Committee, College of Human Sciences & Education, Louisiana State University, 2017-present.

Recruitment and Marketing Committee, School of Library and Information Science, Louisiana State University, 2016 (Chair), 2017-present (member).

Mentoring Committee, School of Library and Information Science, Louisiana State University, 2017 (Chair).

Curriculum Committee, School of Library and Information Science, Louisiana State University, 2014-2017.

Marketing and Branding Committee, School of Library and Information Science, Louisiana State University, 2014-2015.

Policy Committee, School of Library and Information Science, Louisiana State University, 2016.

Engagement Committee, College of Human Sciences & Education, Louisiana State University, 2014-2016.

SLIS PS-1 Revision Committee, School of Library and Information Science, Louisiana State University, 2016.

Course Evaluation Committee (Chair) School of Library and Information Science, Louisiana State University, 2015-2016.

Ambassador Selection Committee, College of Human Sciences & Education, Louisiana State University, 2015, 2016.

Awards Selection Committee, College of Human Sciences & Education, Louisiana State University, 2014.

Archival Studies Program Assistant, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2013-2014.

Executive Committee, Social Studies of Information Research Group, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2012-2014.

Website Manager, Social Studies of Information, 2012-2014.

Executive Officer, SOIS Doctoral Student Organization, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2012-2013.

Ph.D. Rep., Doctoral Committee, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2009-2011.

President, SOIS Doctoral Student Organization, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2010-2011.

Ph.D. Rep, Faculty Council, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2009-2011.

Executive Committee, SOIS Graduate Student Organization, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2009-2010.

Bargaining Committee, Milwaukee Graduate Assistants Association, 2007-2009.

Election Committee, Milwaukee Graduate Assistants Association, 2008.

President, Phi Alpha Theta, Delta Phi, 2005-2008.

Professional Service

Graduate Archival Education Subcommittee, Society of American Archivists, 2018-present.

Steering Committee, Archival Educators Section, Society of American Archivists, 2016-2018 (member), 2018-present (chair)

Meeting Planning Committee, Archival Education and Research Institute, 2017-2018.

Society of American Archivists, Regional Archival Associations Consortium Representative for the Louisiana Archives and Manuscript Association, 2017-present.

Board of Directors, Louisiana Archives and Manuscripts Association, 2014-2017.

Scholarship Committee, Louisiana Archives and Manuscript Association, 2017 (chair).

Planning Committee, Archival Education and Research Institute, 2015-2016.

Annual Meeting Planning Committee, Louisiana Archives and Manuscript Association, 2014-2016.

Student Day Planning Committee, Archival Education and Research Institute, 2013-2014.

Special Website Management Volunteer, Special Interest Group in Computers, Information and Society, 2010-2014.

Co-chair, Connections 2011 Conference Committee, 2010-2011.

Organizer, Midwest Regional Conference, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2007.

Professional Experience

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, Curatorial Intern, Audio/Visual Archive, 2009-10.

National Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY, Recorded Media Archive Intern, 2007.

Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum, Waukesha, WI, Archives Assistant, 2006.

Professional Affiliations

Louisiana Archives and Manuscripts Association, since 2015.

Society of American Archivists, since 2009.

Society of Southwest Archivists, since 2015.