Daniel Alemneh

FORCE11 Member since July 1, 2021

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Biography

Dr. Daniel Gelaw Alemneh is Digital Curation Coordinator for the Digital Libraries Division at the University of North Texas (UNT) libraries. He received his BS in Library and Information Science from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (1994), his MA in Library and Information Management from the University of Sheffield, UK (1998), and his PhD in Information Science from the University of North Texas (UNT) (2009). Dr. Alemneh is also an adjunct professor at the UNT College of Information teaching indexing, abstracting, and information retrieval courses. He publishes extensively and has participated in several national and international research projects, including the IMLS funded ETD-Lifecycle Management project and a U.S. Department of State grant to establish innovative partnerships with other universities in Ethiopia. Daniel has been actively involved in various local, national, and international professional societies and served in various capacities, including as a member of the Board of Directors of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) and the International Council on Knowledge Management (ICKM) and their Executive Committees. Daniel was a 2019-20 Fulbright Scholar at Addis Ababa University. He currently holds an honorary professor position at the University of Jimma, Ethiopia. Daniel can be reached at daniel.alemneh@unt.edu.