Dorothea Salo

Position title: Distinguished Teaching Faculty III


Phone: (608) 263-2900

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

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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: Human Factors in Information Security
LIS 601: Information Perspectives and Contexts
LIS 632: Metadata Standards and XML


Kitchin Tillman and Salo. 2023. “The ethics of sustaining linked data infrastructure.” In Provo, Burlingame, & Watson ed. Ethics in Linked Data. Library Juice Press. OA version:

Jones et al. 2023. “Transparency and consent: Student perspectives on educational data analytics scenarios.” Portal: Libraries & the Academy. DOI:

Asher et al. 2022. Questions of trust: A survey of student expectations and perspectives on library learning analytics. Library Quarterly. DOI:

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, 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:


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