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Thomas Padilla

Interim Head, Knowledge Production

Thomas Padilla is Interim Head, Knowledge Production at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He consults, publishes, presents, and teaches widely on digital strategy, machine actionable collections, data literacy, digital scholarship, and data curation. He is Principal Investigator of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation supported Collections as Data: Part to Whole and Past Principal Investigator of the Institute of Museum and Library Services supported, Always Already Computational: Collections as Data. Most recently, he is the author of the library community research agenda, "Responsible Operations: Data Science, Machine Learning, and AI in Libraries".