Harrison W. Inefuku is the Digital Repository Coordinator at Iowa State University,
where he works with faculty, staff, students and administrators to make scholarly,
research and creative works created by the university community openly accessible via
Digital Repository @ Iowa State University. Harrison's primary research interests
lie in applying archival science and practice to the management of institutional
repositories. He is also interested in digital preservation, university archives and
diversity within the information professions. 

Harrison has served on national committees and roundtables for the Asian/Pacific American
Librarians Association and the Society of American Archivists. He is an American Library
Association Spectrum Scholar, Association of Research Libraries Career Enhancement Fellow
and Society of American Archivists Mosaic Scholar. 

Harrison completed the dual MAS/MLIS program at the University of British Columbia in
2011, where he served as a graduate research assistant with the InterPARES 3 Project,
University Institutional Repositories: Copyright and Long-Term Preservation, and the
Digital Records Forensics Project. In 2007, he earned a BFA in Graphic Design and a
self-designed BA in Visual Culture from the University of the Pacific. While at Pacific,
Harrison researched and presented at national conferences on the depiction of racial
minorities in the arts and popular culture. 

Institutional Repositories: Archives and Repositories


Whatever Happened to Art and Design?: Using Archival Practice to Manage the Impact of Academic Restructuring on Institutional Repositories, Journal of Library Administration (2013)

In the interest of providing access to and preserving scholarship produced by faculty, students and...



Brave New World: The Intersection of Institutional Repositories and University Archives (with Michele Christian, Mary Manning, Erik Moore, Sammie Morris, Michele Reilly, and Dave Scherer), Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting (2013)

University archives exist to acquire, preserve, and provide access to university records with enduring value....



Maintaining Continuity and Legacy through Academic Restructuring: Applying Archival Description to Institutional Repositories, Association of Canadian Archivists Annual Conference (2013)

Institutional Repositories (IRs) have been developed by many universities in Canada and the United States...



From Domestic Art to Graphic Design: Reflecting academic restructuring in institutional repositories, ACRL 2013 (2013)

As programs and departments merge, faculty retire and institutional priorities shift, academic restructuring can have...


Institutional Repositories: Outreach and Education


Baiting the Hook: Generating Faculty Interest and Excitement in Institutional Repositories, Digital Repository Conference Papers, Posters and Presentations (2014)

Many repository managers have lamented the lack of faculty interest and participation in institutional repositories....



Building Your Online Research Presence: A brief introduction to Digital Repository @ Iowa State University for graduate students, Digital Repository Outreach and Workshops (2013)

Digital Repository @ Iowa State Unviersity provides free and open access to scholarship created by...



More than seeing what sticks: Aligning repository assessment with institutional priorities, Open Repositories 2013 (2013)

Digital Repository @ Iowa State University was launched in April 2012, utilizing bepress’s Digital Commons...



What's In It For Me? The advantages of using Digital Repository @ Iowa State University, Digital Repository Outreach and Workshops (2013)

Digital Repository @ Iowa State University is a full-text open access institutional repository. We collect,...



Will They Let Me Do That? A brief introduction to copyright and institutional repositories, Digital Repository Outreach and Workshops (2013)

Digital Repository @ Iowa State University was established to provide open access to scholarship produced...


Archives and Records Management


General Study 11—Policy and Procedures Templates: Final Report (with Alexandra Allen), InterPARES 3 Project (2011)

The goal of the general study is to ensure that the structure (external and internal)...



Crosswalk of Functional and Activity Models: InterPARES, OAIS, PAIM, Tufts/Yale, ARL Career Enhancement Fellowship (2010)

In order to determine necessary activities in the pre-ingest, ingest, preservation and access phases of...



Final Report: Functions and Activities for Acquiring, Preserving and Making Accessible Electronic Records, ARL Career Enhancement Fellowship (2010)

Under the direction of Paul Theerman and John Rees, an internship was completed at the...



Functions and Activities: Acquiring, Preserving and Making Accessible Electronic Records, ARL Career Enhancement Fellowship (2010)

The purpose of this report is to identify activities necessary to acquire, preserve and make...



Records Management and the Preservation of Digital Art, Third International Symposium, InterPARES 3 Project (2010)

South African Archives


University Archival Repositories in South Africa, Western Museums Association (2011)

Art History and Visual Culture


Who’s Your Mammy?: Figuring Aunt Jemima, Pacific Undergraduate Research and Creativity Conference (2007)

In existence for over a century, the advertising icon Aunt Jemima remains a point of...



Who's Your Mammy?: Figuring and Refiguring Aunt Jemima, Senior Thesis (2007)

In existence since the late 1890s, advertising icon Aunt Jemima has been indelibly etched into...



Pollution and Hybridity: Cultural Collision in Masami Teraoka's McDonald's Hamburgers Invading Japan (1974–5), Cross-Cultural Perspectives of Visual Communication (2007)

Japanese-born artist Masami Teraoka immigrated to the United States in the 1960s, in the midst...



Pollution in Inner and Outer Spaces: Masami Teraoka's McDonald's Hamburgers Invading Japan, 1974–5, National Conference on Undergraduate Research (2007)

Japanese-born artist Masami Teraoka arrived in the United States in the 1960s, in the midst...



Libraries as a Place of Transgression (with Robin L. Imhof and Fred Gertler), California Library Association Annual Conference (2007)

This poster communicates how the University of the Pacific Library participated in the student-curated exhibition,...


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Successfully Lobbying for an Implementing Increased Repository Staffing: The Iowa State University Experience, Open Repositories 2015 (2015)

In 2014, the Iowa State University Library increased staffing for its institutional repository from one...



Scholarly Communication as a Tool for Social Justice and Diversity (with Charlotte Roh and Emily Drabinski), Digital Repository Conference Papers, Posters and Presentations (2015)

Countless studies and personal narratives have demonstrated that cultural, racial, and gender bias influence important...



Digital Repository @ Iowa State University fiscal year 2014 annual report, Library Reports (2014)

This annual report highlights the growth and usage of Digital Repository @ Iowa State University,...



Putting the Tiles Together: Building Diversity in the Archival Profession, Synergy: News from ARL Diversity Programs (2014)

In 2004, the Society of American Archivists’s (SAA) A*Census revealed that only 7% of American...



Iowa State University: Digital Repository @ Iowa State University, Digital Repository Conference Papers, Posters and Presentations (2014)

Digital Repository @ Iowa State University (http://lib.dr.iastate.edu) is Iowa State University’s institutional repository, providing free...