Paul Conway

Associate Professor of Information,
University of Michigan

Editorial Boards

American Archivist, 2006-2012

External Advisory Boards

Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative, Still Image Group Advisory Board, 2011-
University of Michigan Press, Digital Humanities Series Advisory Board, 2011-
Association for Image and Information Management (AIIM), Standards Board, 2005 - 2008
Duke University, ISIS Faculty Advisory Board [Curriculum Committee], 2001- 2006
National Information Standards Organization, SAA Representative (voting), 1996-1998
Northeast Document Conservation Center, Advisory Committee, 1994-2000

University of Michigan Service

School of Information

Undergraduate Committee, 2006 –
Informatics Faculty Steering Group (Chair and Member), 2007-11
Multidisciplinary Learning and Team Teaching Initiative Committee, 2006 - 09
Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, Faculty Advisory Board, 2011-13

University of Michigan

Gerald R. Ford Library Advisory Board, 2007 – Present
HASTAC 2011, Ann Arbor, MI, Program Committee, 2011
University Library, Scholarly Communications Committee, 2007 – 2010
University Library, Web Site Faculty Advisory Group, 2008
University Library, Library Council, 2011-14
University Musical Society, UMS Lobby Project, National Steering Committee, 2011-13

Professional Activities

Duke University
Bostock Library Move Task Force, Chair, 2005
Executive Liaison, Library Staff Recognition Committee, 2001-03
Integrated Library System Advisory Group, [co-chair] 2002-04
OIT Content Management System Working Group, 2002-05
OIT Information Technology Advisory Committee, 2002 - 2006
OIT Multimedia Planning Group, 2004
OIT Portal Working Group, 2003
Perkins Library Renovation Planning Team, 2001-03
University Working Group on Technology in the Arts and Humanities, 2005

Yale University
Binding Policy Review Task Force, 1992-94; 1999-00
Committee on Action Planning, 1993-96
Library Human Resources Advisory Council, (Chair), 1999- 2001
Library Management Council, 1995 - 2001
Library Shelving Facility — Facilities Working Group, 1997-98
Library Shelving Facility — Selection Working Group, 1997-99
Library Shelving Facility — Processing/Services Working Group, 1997-00
Promotion Review Committee, 1996-98
Technical Services Management Group, 1994- 2001
University Committee on Library Space Planning, 1999-00
University Working Group on Off-Campus Shelving, 1996

Society of American Archivists, 1984 -
Annual Meeting Program Committee, 1988, 1992
Committee on Goals and Priorities, member 1989-90, chair 1991-94
Mentor, 1994-95
Task Force on Continuing Education, 1999-00
Task Force on Institutional Evaluation, 1984-89
Task Force on Preservation, 1989-92

Michigan Archival Association, 1978 -
President, 1986-88; Executive Board, 1984-86
Program Committee, 1982-87

Grant Proposal Reviewer
IMLS, National Leadership Grants Program, panelist, 2000, 1999
IMLS, Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program, panelist, 2011
Library of Congress, AmeriTech Digitization Grants, panelist, 1998
MacArthur Foundation, Digital Media & Learning Competition, reviewer, 2007-09
NEH, Preservation and Access Division, reviewer, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2005
NHPRC, reviewer, 2004, 2006
National Science Foundation, reviewer, 2007
Society of American Archivists, peer reviewer, A*Census Final Report, 2006

Other Professional Service
Council on Library & Information Resources
Hybrid Approach Study Group, 1998-99
Microfilm Print Master Storage Task Force, 1993-94
Microfilm Quality Control Task Force, 1993-94
Papyrus Digitization Advisory Board, 1994-95
Preservation Advisory Committee, 2006 - 2008
Preservation Science Council, 1992 - 99
Task Force on Appraisal, 1991-92

International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPres)
Program Committee, 2009 - 11

Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL)
Program Committee, 2006 - 09
Research Libraries Group
Hybrid Approaches Conference Planning Task Force, 1997-98
Digital Preservation Symposium Task Force, 1993-94
RLIN Records Task Force, 1993

Triangle Research Libraries Network
Committee on Information Technology, (Chair) 2001-03


Chelsea (MI) Public Library [digital access to photograph collections]
Boston College Library [digital preservation planning]
The Henry Ford [digital access to collections]
New York Public Library [digital library services]
Simmons College, Graduate School of Library and Information Science [curriculum]
University of Pittsburgh [IMLS project consultant, digital imaging]
University of New Mexico [statewide digital project planning]
Rutgers University Library [preservation program assessment]
University of Connecticut Libraries [digital library development]
Boston Public Library [digital library grants planning]
Indiana University Libraries [preservation program assessment]
Hartford Public Library [digital library grants planning]
Connecticut State Archives [gubernatorial collection assessment]
Rutgers Continuing Education Programs [pilot educational program]
University of Massachusetts, Amherst [microfilm digitization]
UCLA-NSF Social Aspects of Digital Libraries [digital library development]
Columbia Preservation Program Relocation [education program development]
Congressional Papers Project [survey research design]
Colorado Division of State Archives and Public Records [program evaluation]