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About Kevin Comerford

Kevin Comerford is the Director of Digital Initiatives and Scholarly Communication at the University of New Mexico Libraries. Professor Comerford has implemented a variety of web resources for UNM using open source applications like Drupal and OJS. These include the Tony Hillerman Portal (, the UNM Open Journals Portal (, the Searchable Ornithological Research Archive ( and Celebrating New Mexico Statehood ( He also teaches a graduate course in Digital Information Management, and was the founding chair of the library’s Research Data Services program.


Present Associate Professor, University of New Mexico

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Digital Librarianship, Digital Humanities Tools and Methods, Scholarly Communication, Interdisciplinarity in Academic Teaching and Research


June 1989May 1995 Master of Science, University of North Texas ‐ College of Information
September 1988May 1990 Master of Fine Arts, Texas Christian University ‐ Department of Art and Art History
September 1985May 1987 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi ‐ Department of Art

Contact Information

Kevin J. Comerford, Associate Professor
Digital Initiatives and Scholarly Communication
UNM University Libraries
(505) 277-6341