overview

  • Arjun Sabharwal joined the University of Toledo Libraries faculty as Digital Initiatives Librarian in January 2009 as Assistant Professor, and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2015.  His areas of responsibilities have included digitizing manuscript collections and archival records and developing virtual exhibitions at the Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections, managing the University of Toledo Digital Repository, and curating the Toledo's Attic Virtual Museum.  Since 2017, he has also been the lead technical contact for the Open Journal Systems, which houses several Open Access journals at the University of Toledo. 

    His research interests include Digital Humanities, interdisciplinary approaches to digital curation, digital preservation, archival science, and information architecture.  His digital scholarship activities include maintaining an international blog on ResearchGate: Digital Humanities and Archiving. He is the author of Digital Curation in the Digital Humanities: Preserving and Promoting Archival and Special Collections (Oxford, UK: Chandos Publishing, 2015). His sabbatical research focused on institutional repository engagement frameworks.  Additional responsibilities include serving as the University Libraries' Diversity and Inclusion Officer (2021-2026) and as subject liaison to the Geography & Planning and Political Science/Public Administration departments. 

selected publications

full name

  • Arjun Sabharwal

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Cumulative publications in Scholars@UToledo