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 a colleague in Decision Science, we are developing an app to match of library metadata 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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