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

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

Xie, I. & Benoit, E., III. (2013). Search result list evaluation versus document evaluation: Similarities and differences. Journal of Documentation, 69(1), 49-80.

Benoit, E., III. (2011). Sub-field visualization: A multidimensional analysis of Web 2.0 authors. In E. Benoit, III (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2011 Great Lakes Connections Conference, 17-26. Retrieved from http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/54429.

Benoit, E., III. (Ed.) (2011). Proceedings of the 2011 Great Lakes Connections Conference. Retrieved from http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/54421.

Xie, I., Benoit, E., III., & Zhang, H. (2010). How do users evaluate individual documents? An analysis of dimensions of evaluation activities. Information Research, 15(4). Retrieved from http://InformationR.net/ir/15-4/colis723.html.

Conference Presentations

Benoit, E., III (2016). Crowdsourcing beyond transcription: Temporal and format influence on social tagging of moving images. Presented at the Midwest Archives Conference, Milwaukee, WI.

Benoit, E., III, & Stevenson, J. (2016). @Archivist_Community: UCINET social network analysis and archivists on Twitter. Presented at the iConference, Philadelphia, PA.

Benoit, E., III (2015). Time-based analysis of moving image social tagging. Presented at the Association of Moving Image Archivists Conference, Portland, OR.

Benoit, E., III (2015). Analysis of audiovisual archivist job advertisements in traditional archives. Presented at the Association of Moving Image Archivists Conference, Portland, OR.

Benoit, E., III & Stevenson, J. (2015). @Archivist_Community: Social Network Analysis and Archivists on Twitter. Presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, College Park, MD.

Benoit, E., III (2014). #MPLP: Social tagging in a minimally processed digital archives. Presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA.

Houston, B., Benoit, E., III, Dietz, B., Groth, J.E., & Noonan, D.W. (2014). The DAO of processing: Applying MPLP to electronic records workflows. Presented at the Midwest Archives Conference, Kansas City, MO.

Benoit, E., III. (2014). Tagging MPLP: A comparison of novice and expert domain user generated tags in a minimally processed digital photographic archive. Presented at the Visual Resource Association Conference, Milwaukee, WI.

Benoit, E., III, & Murillo, A. (2013). Building a collaborative archival research community. Presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Austin, TX.

Benoit, E., III. (2012). Scrolls to scrolling: The shared heritage of digital collections. Presented at the Sixth International Conference on the History of Records and Archives, Austin, TX.

Benoit, E., III., & Ramdeen, S. (2012). Wait, wait, don’t tell me where I put that!: Research management software demonstration and discussion. Presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA.

Benoit, E., III., Anderson, K.D., & Powell, A. (2012). Mind the gaps: Leveraging networks to learn. Presented at the Midwest Archives Conference. Grand Rapids, MI.

Benoit, E., III. (2011). Social tagging on the Commons on Flickr: Comparing the Library of Congress with the remaining institutions. Presented at the 2011 School of Information Studies Student Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI.

Benoit, E., III. (2011). Archival preservation and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA): The need for relief action. Presented at the Archival Education and Research Institute, Boston, MA.

Benoit, E., III. (2011). Sub-field visualization: A multidimensional analysis of web 2.0 authors. Presented at the Great Lakes Connections Conference, Milwaukee, WI.

Benoit, E., III. (2011). Archival preservation and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA): The need for relief action. Presented at the Midwest Archives Conference, St. Paul, MN.

Benoit, E., III. (2010). Digital librarians’ perceptions of social tagging, its potential use, benefits, and limitations. Presented at the 2010 School of Information Studies Student Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI.

Xie, I., Benoit, E., III., & Zhang, H. (2010). How do users evaluate individual documents? An analysis of dimensions of evaluation activities. Presented at the 7th International Conference on Conceptions of Library and Information Science, London, England.

Benoit, E., III. (2010). 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.

Benoit, E., III. (2010). Tagging to access: Increasing access and reducing costs through integration of social tags and metadata in digital collections. Presented at the Doctoral Forum, 7th International Conference on Conceptions of Library and Information Science, London, England.

Benoit, E., III. (2008). 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. Presented at the Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Convention, Albuquerque, NM.

Benoit, E., III. (2007). 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. Presented at the Midwest Regional Conference, Milwaukee, WI.

Benoit, E., III. (2005). Georgette ‘Dickey’ Chapelle: A case study in photography as history sources. Presented at the Phi Alpha Theta Michigan Conference, Marquette, MI.

Invited Speaker

Archival survival kit. Convening Great Lakes Culture Keepers Regional Institute. Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture and Lifeways, Mt. Pleasant, MI, 2014.

Getting through graduate school. Curate Thyself: Defining and Cultivating an Academic Trajectory in Digital Curation. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013.

Home movies in society and the historical record. Home Movie Day Preview Night. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2012.

Digital archiving and preservation. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2010, 2011, & 2012.

Expanding and contracting freedoms in American history. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2009.

Podcast creation, post-production, and publishing. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2009.

New acquisitions: Midnight Sun Baseball Classic and composite metal wood bat. Artifact spotlight at the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY, 2007.

Eight Men Out: The fictionalized version of the 1919 Black Sox scandal versus historical fact. Hollywood versus History Film Series, Milwaukee, WI, 2007.

Forest Home Cemetery: A walking tour of Milwaukee history. Phi Alpha Theta, Milwaukee, WI, 2005.

Grants

Benoit, E., III. (2015). Virtual Footlocker Phase 1: Exploring the Personal Archiving and Record-keeping Habits of the 21st Century Soldier. LSU College of Human Sciences & Education, Peabody Society Alumni and Friends Dean’s Circle. $2,000. Awarded.

Benoit, E., III, Stauffer, S.M., & Stewart, J.B. (2015). Moving Image and Recorded Audio Preservation, Digitization, and Description Training for Libraries, Archives, and Museums. National Endowment for the Humanities. $199,276. Under review.

Benoit, E., III. (2014). #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). $350. Awarded.

Benoit, E., III (2013). MPLP and Social Tagging. School of Information Studies Doctoral Research Award Grant Opportunity (DRAGO). $900. Awarded.

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

Teaching Experience

Louisiana State University, 2014-present

Principles of Archives Management (Onsite, Fall 2014; Online, Spring 2016)

Preservation Management of Physical Records (Online, Summer 2015, Spring 2016)

Information & Society (Online, Fall 2015)

Electronic Description of Archival Materials (Onsite, Spring 2015)

Seminar in Advanced Archival Appraisal (Online, Spring 2015)

 

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2012-2014

Arrangement & Description in Archives (Online, Fall 2013, Spring 2014)

Digital Libraries (Onsite, Fall 2013, Spring 2013, Spring 2012)

Information Resources for Research (Onsite, Fall 2012)

Fieldwork in Archives and Manuscripts (Online, Spring 2014, Summer 2014)

Technology Issues in Archives (Online, Summer 2014)

Awards

SEC Sponsored Visiting Faculty Travel Grant, 2015.

Office of Research and Economic Development Junior Faculty Travel Grant, 2015.

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 & Professional Service

Planning Committee, Member, Archival Education and Research Institute, 2015-present.

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

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

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

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

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

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

LSU Society of American Archivists Student Chapter Faculty Advisor, Louisiana State University, 2014-present.

Doctoral Committee Dean’s Representative, Louie Eckhardt, School of Music, Louisiana State University, 2014-2015.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Editor, SOIS PhD Newsletter, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2012.

Chief Editor, SOIS PhD Newsletter, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2011.

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

Conference Blogger, Midwest Archives Conference, 2011.

Faculty Search and Screen Committee, Ph.D. Rep., School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2011.

Assistant to the Editor, Book Reviews, Digest of Middle East Studies, 2010.

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

Pedagogical and Professional Issues in Library and Information Science Lecture Series, Organizer, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2009-10.

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

Election Committee, Milwaukee Graduate Assistants Association, 2008.

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

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

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

American Society for Information Science & Technology, since 2008.

Louisiana Archives and Manuscripts Association, since 2015.

Midwest Archives Conference, since 2011.

Society of American Archivists, since 2009.

Society of Southwest Archivists, since 2015.