Education

MS in Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009
BA in Social Science and German (honors), University of Michigan, 2005

Selected Presentations

Blake, M. and Mika, K. (2018). “Planning a Community-Created Data Rescue Toolkit.” At the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) conference in Washington, DC.

Joque, J. and Blake, M. (2018). “Black European History and the Digital Humanities.” At the Defining Black European History conference in Washington, DC.

Blake, M., Herndon, J., Wrubel, L. and Hogenboom, K. (2018). “Beyond the Numbers: Building Collections of Non-Numeric Data.” At the International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST) conference in Montreal, CA.

Blake, M. and Boehm, R. (2018). “Data Rescue After the Smoke has Cleared.” At the International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST) conference in Montreal, CA.

Moore, J., Blake, M., Sedlins, M., and Kozlowski, W. (2018). “IASSIST/DCN Data Curation Workshop.” At the International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST) conference in Montreal, CA.

Blake, M. (2018). “Engaging with Data Rescue: Connecting to Efforts to Save Government Produced Data.” At the APSA Teaching and Learning Conference in Baltimore, MD.

Blake, M. and Mattke, R. (2017). “Building and evaluating the user experience of an Open Source Geoportal: the Big Ten Academic Alliance Geoportal.” At the Free and Open Source for Geospatial (FOSS4G) Conference in Boston, MA

Selected Publications

Johnston, L. R., Carlson, J. R, Hudson-Vitale, C., Imker, H., Kozlowski, W., Olendorf, R. K., Stewart, C., Blake, M., Herndon, J., and McGeary, T.M. (2018). Data Curation Network: A Cross-Institutional Staffing Model for Curating Research Data. International Journal of Digital Curation 13 (1). http://www.ijdc.net/article/view/616

Blake, M. R., Majewicz, K., Mattke, R., and Weessies, K. W. (2017). A Spatial Collaboration: Building a Multi-Institution Geospatial Data Discovery Portal. Collaborative Librianship 9(3). https://digitalcommons.du.edu/collaborativelibrarianship/vol9/iss3/7/.

Blake, M. R., Majewicz, K., Tickner, A., and Lam, J. (2017). Usability Analysis of the Big Ten Academic Alliance Geoportal: Findings and Recommendations for Improvement of the User Experience. Code4Lib Journal 38, October 18. http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/12932.

Blake, M.R. and Morse, C. (2016). Keeping Your Options Open: A Review of Open Source and Free Technologies for Teaching in Higher Education. Reference Services Review 44, (3). https://doi.org/10.1108/RSR-05-2016-0033

Grants/PI appointments