Diane M. Zorich

Diane M. Zorich consults on information management and digitization issues in cultural and educational organizations. Before establishing her consultancy, she was data manager at the Association of Systematics Collections in Washington, D.C. and documentation manager at Harvard University’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. She also served as past president and board member of the Museum Computer Network, and chaired that organization's intellectual property group. She is the author of the Introduction to Managing Digital Assets: Options for Cultural and Educational Organizations (J. Paul Getty Trust, 1999), Developing Intellectual Property Policies: A "How To" Guide for Museums (Canadian Heritage Information Network, 2003) and A Survey of Digital Humanities Centers in the United States (Council on Library and Information Resources, 2008). She also co-authored Beyond the Silos of the LAMs: Collaboration Among Libraries, Archives and Museums (OCLC Programs and Research, 2008) and contributed a chapter on information policy in museums for Museum Informatics (Routledge, 2008). Diane has graduate degrees in anthropology and museum studies from New York University, is based in Princeton, NJ and on Twitter at @dzorich.


Transitioning to a Digital World: Art History, its Research Centers, and Digital Scholarship

The following is excerpted from a report written for The Samuel H. Kress Foundation and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University. The full report can be found at the Kress Foundation Website (PDF).

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