University of Wisconsin–Madison

Dorothea Salo

Faculty Associate

(608) 263-2900

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

Dorothea Salo: Faculty Associate


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

Areas of Interest:

Metadata, A/V digitization, digital preservation, research-data management, scholarly communication, cybersecurity

Classes taught:

LIS 351 Introduction to Digital Information
LIS 500 Code and Power
LIS 640 Publishing, Knowledge Institutions, and Society: E-Revolutions?
LIS 853 Metadata and XML


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

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

Salo, Dorothea. How to Scuttle a Scholarly Communication Initiative.” Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication 1:4 (2013). Open access: