Sonia Yaco

    Email Address: syaco@uic.edu
    College: University Library Department: University Library - Documents, Maps, Microforms
    Title: Asst. Professor & Special Collections Librarian
    Office: Daley Library RM 3-330 Phone: 3129962742
    Webpage: http://library.uic.edu/special-collections
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    My current research interest is in the intersection of digital humanities, archives, and social justice. Together with the UIC Social Justice Initiative, Special Collections is developing an app to match of our manuscript collections to social justice related courses taught at UIC.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Computer science major or minor, familiarity with database design and metadata concepts. Thorough knowledge of SQL. 3.0 GPA

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    The student will be expected to help develop and populate a course database with keywords and to create a limited user interface.

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