Dorothea Salo

Position title: Distinguished Faculty Associate


Phone: (608) 263-2900

4261 Helen C. White Hall
600 N Park St, Madison, WI 53706

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Dorothea Salo: Faculty Associate


MA Spanish, UW-Madison, 1996
MA Library and Information Studies, UW-Madison 2005

Areas of Interest:

A/V digitization, digital preservation, research-data management, scholarly communication, information security, privacy

Classes taught:

LIS 500 Code and Power
LIS 510 Information Security and Privacy
LIS 601 Information Perspectives and Contexts
LIS 632 Metadata Standards and XML
LIS 640 Linked Data


Jones et al. 2020. “We’re being tracked at all times”: Student perspectives of their privacy in relation to learning analytics in higher education. JASIST. DOI:

Jones et al. 2020. “A Comprehensive Primer to Library Learning Analytics Practices, Initiatives, and Privacy Issues.” College and Research Libraries, 81(3). DOI:

Salo, Dorothea, and Jesse Hocking. 2018. “Digital Reformatting and Data Rescue with RADD and the PROUD and PRAVDA Kits.” KULA: Knowledge Creation, Dissemination, and Preservation Studies, 2(1), 14. DOI:

Jones, Kyle M.L., and Dorothea Salo. 2018. “Learning Analytics and the Academic Library: Professional Ethics Commitments at a Crossroads”. College and Research Libraries, 79(3). DOI:

Salo, Dorothea. ”Is There a Text in These Data?‚” In Martin Paul Eve ed. Openness in Scholarly Communication (2020)



Recover Analog and Digital Data website: