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Margaret Smith

  • Archivist
  • UbuWeb
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Research interests

archives and preservation of sound and moving imageshistory of classificationsocial information-seeking behavior


Margaret Smith is the Physical Sciences Librarian at New York University. She supports research, instruction and collections related to physics, chemistry, and the history and social studies of science and technology. She also serves as the Archivist for UbuWeb, an online educational resource for avant garde texts, sound, and moving images. Her greater goal is to facilitate maximum helpful access to information in order to foster new ideas, connections, and creation.

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Publications (3)

  • Punctuated Browse: The found poetry of the OPAC

    • Smith M
  • BobstRef: Blogging the Knowledge Base in an Academic Library

    • Smith M
  • Genotypic diversity and population structure in Dictyostelium discoideum

    • Smith M

Professional experience



January 2010 - Present

Physical Sciences Librarian

New York University

January 2008 - Present

Education history

MS in Library and Information Science

Syracuse University

September 2007 - May 2010(3 years)

MA in Evolutionary Biology

Rice University

September 2001 - May 2003(2 years)

BA in Physics & Studio Art (double major)

Rice University

September 1995 - May 2000(5 years)