250 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame, IN 46556
o: (574) 631-1566
e: dbrower@nd.edu

Don Brower Portrait


Don Brower leads consultations and projects related to preservation and access for software, data, and digital scholarship.

His areas of focus are data analysis, digital annotation, preservation storage, and institutional repositories.
He has a background in software development, statistics, and mathematics.
He has a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Notre Dame.

Responsibilities include:

  • One of the Product Owners for the Curate.ND.edu institutional repository. He consults with researchers on how CurateND can support their needs for data preservation and access, especially for grants. He also works with the campus Office of Information Technology to support the technical infrastructure needed for long-term data storage.

  • Leading and facilitating workshops at the Navari Center for Digital Scholarship. He is a Carpentries certified instructor.

  • Supporting special projects and grants and participating in multi-institutional collaborations related to annotations, repositories, and data.

  • Organizer of the Hesburgh Libraries' Library Tech Seminar, which covers topics ranging from Amazon Web Services to Text Mining. Everyone from the campus or regional community is welcome to attend (or give a talk).