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Micah Altman

  • Ph.D.
  • Non Resident Senior Fellow
  • Brookings Institution
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  • 75

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Research Interests

Social and Information Scientist

Followers (19)

  • Michael Habib

    Michael Habib Elsevier Inc

  • Al Matthews

    Al Matthews AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

  • Eugenio Novelli

    Eugenio Novelli

  • William Gunn

    William Gunn Elsevier Inc

  • Mark Hahnel

    Mark Hahnel FigShare

  • Om Shankar Prajapati

    Om Shankar Prajapati Malaviya National Institute of Technology

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Following (20)

  • Al Matthews

    Al Matthews AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library

  • Keita Bando

    Keita Bando MyOpenArchive

  • Eugenio Novelli

    Eugenio Novelli

  • William Gunn

    William Gunn Elsevier Inc

  • Mark Hahnel

    Mark Hahnel FigShare

  • Om Shankar Prajapati

    Om Shankar Prajapati Malaviya National Institute of Technology

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About

Dr. Micah Altman is Director of Research and Head/Scientist, Program on Information Science for the MIT Libraries, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Altman is also a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution. Prior to arriving at MIT, Dr. Altman served at Harvard University for fifteen years as the Associate Director of the Harvard-MIT Data Center, Archival Director of the Henry A. Murray Archive, and Senior Research Scientist in the Institute for Quantitative Social Sciences. Dr. Altman conducts research in social science, information science and research methods -- focusing on the intersections of information, technology, privacy, and politics; and on the dissemination, preservation, reliability and governance of scientific knowledge.

Publications

Joint Principles for Data Citation

  • Data Synthesis Task Group (Altman M
  • Archer P
  • Borgman C
  • Brand A
  • Brase J
  • Callaghan S
  • Cass K
  • Carroll B
  • Cohen D
  • DeWaard A
  • Diepenbroek M
  • Duerr R
  • Groth P
  • Hagstrom S
  • Herman I
  • Hodson S
  • HourclĂ© J
  • Ioannidis Y
  • Iorns E
  • Kishor P
  • Koers H
  • Lehnert K
  • Manola N
  • Martone M
  • McEntyre J
  • Mokrane M
  • Parsons M
  • Proell S
  • Rauber A
  • Shotton D
  • Smit E
  • Smith T
  • Starr J
  • Uhlir P
  • Vanhaverbeke H
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Public Participation GIS : The Case of Redistricting

  • Altman M
  • Mcdonald M
Proceedings of the 47th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (2014)
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The Evolution of Data Citation: From Principles to Implementation

  • Altman M
  • Crosas M
IASSIST Quarterly (2014)
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National Agenda for Digital Stewardshp

  • Altman M
  • Bailey J
  • Cariani K
  • Corridan J
  • Crabtree J
  • Dessy B
  • Gallinger M
  • Goethals A
  • Grotke A
  • Hartman C
  • Lazorchak B
  • Mandelbaum J
  • Minton-Morris C
  • Owens T
  • Phillips M
  • Spencer J
  • Tibbo H
  • Walters T
  • Wittenberg K
  • Zwaard K
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OUT OF CITE , OUT OF MIND : THE CURRENT STATE OF PRACTICE , POLICY , AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Altman M
  • Arnaud E
  • Borgman C
  • Callaghan S
  • Brase J
  • Carpenter T
  • Chavan V
  • Cohen D
  • Hahnel M
  • Helly J
  • Kishor P
  • Li J
  • Linares F
  • McMahon B
  • MorgenRoth K
  • Muryama Y
  • Murphy F
  • Palnisamy G
  • Parsons M
  • Roug S
  • Sagen H
  • Smit E
  • VanDeneter M
  • Uhlir P
  • Zettsu K
  • Socha Y
Data Science Journal (2013)
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Professional experience

Non Resident Senior Fellow

Brookings Institution

May 2010

Associate Director, Harvard-MIT Data Center

Harvard University

Director of Research & Head/Scientist, Program on Information Research -- MIT Libraries

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Archival Director

Murray Research Archive, Harvard University

Senior Research Scientist, IQSS

Harvard University

Member of the Technical Staff (Software Developer, HPC)

Silicon Graphics

January 1990 - August 1992 (3 years)

Education history

Harvard University

Postdoctoral Fellow

California Institute of Technology

Ph.D.

August 1992 - June 1998 (6 years)

Brown University

A.B., Computers Science; A.B. Political Philosohpy

August 1985 - June 1989 (4 years)