SARAH KIM

srhkim@gmail.com

EDUCATION

The University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D. in Information Studies (8/2013)
Dissertation title: Personal Digital Archives: Preservation of Documents, Preservation of Self

University at Albany, State University of New York
Master of Science in Information Studies (5/2005)
Focus: Archives and Records Management

Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
Bachelor of Arts in History and Art History (1/2001)

CURRENT WORK

Samsung SDS (Seoul, Korea)
Senior Engineer, Project Manager, Home IoT Business Planning Group (4/2014-Present)
Senior Engineer, R&D Center Emerging Technology Lab (11/2013-3/2014)

+ Responsibilities involved:
- Planning home IoT platform services and smartphone App
- Managing user App (agile) development project
- Conducting usability, user validation, and behavior research
- Planning data analytics projects
- Developing new business models & partnership strategy

+ Patents:
- System and method for intermediation of home data (kr 1020150055134)
- Method and apparatus for providing optimized camera installation solution on VA application (kr 1020150055134)
- SMethod for controlling digital door lock (kr 1020160001536)

+ Work Training:
- 2017. 8 : Business Analysis (Samsung SDS)
- 2017. 2 : Web & Mobile UI/UX Practice (Samsung SDS)
- 2016. 9 : Samsung Business Academy Business Planning (IBM & Samsung SDS)
- 2016. 4 : Agile Fundamentals (Samsung SDS)
- 2015. 4 : Samsung Business Academy Product Planning (IBM & Samsung SDS)
- 2014. 4 : Samsung Art & Design Institute UX Basics (Samsung SDS)

PREVIOUS WORK

School of Information, UT at Austin (Austin, TX)
Assistant Instructor of “Introduction to Information Studies” (9/2012-5/2013)
+ Online course in combination with face-to-face class meetings + Undergraduate standing (15 students per full semester) + Course topics: history of information science, digital divide, digital literacy, information security and privacy, copyright, censorship, information architecture, librarianship, information preservation, and academic writing + Course Web site: http://www.ischool.utexas.edu/~i304/

Assistant Instructor of “Information in Cyberspace” (9/2009-5/2011)
+ Online course using Drupal and Jabber Web chat platform; team-teaching + Undergraduate standing (40 students per full semester) + Course topics: information searching, online security, copyright, open source software, Internet history, Web accessibility, technology and gender, and basic XHTML and CSS coding

Harry Ransom Center, UT at Austin (Austin, TX, U.S.)
Digital Preservation Research Assistant (6/2009-8/2009)
+ Tested and evaluated benefits of a disk imaging method for long-term preservation of digital collections and reviewed and revised collection descriptions and technical data entries on the Center’s digital collection index database

Austin History Center (Austin, TX, U.S.)
Digital Preservation Internship (6/2008-8/2008)
+ Conducted a preservation needs assessment for the Center’s collections in digital form and provided recommendations for building digital preservation infrastructure at the Center

Department of Collections Management, New York State Archives (Albany, NY, U.S.)
Paper Conservation Technician (7/2005-2/2006)
+ Performed paper conservation treatment on 18th-20th century manuscript collections including mending, filling, washing, guarding, removal of adhesive, encapsulation, surface cleaning, and re-housing
+ Collections treated:
- Registers of male inmates discharged, 1817-1949, Auburn Prison
- Records of surveys and maps of state lands, 1686-1892
+ Media Clip: New York Times, Sep. 8, 2005
+ Media Clip: The Communicator, Dec. 2005/Jan.2006
+ Paper Conservation Work Portfolio 2005-2006

M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University at Albany, SUNY (Albany, NY, U.S.)
Archival Assistant (1/2005-6/2005)
+ Processed archival holdings including creating inventories, appraising, arranging, re-housing, and creating online finding aids

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

[Book Chapter] Kim, Sarah. (2013). "Landscape of Personal Digital Archiving Activities and Research." In Donald T. Hawkins (Ed.) Personal Archiving: Preserving Our Digital Heritage, Information Today, Inc.
[Journal Article] Kim, S., Dong, L., and Durden, M. (2008). Batch Archival Processing: Preserving Arnold Wesker’s Digital Manuscripts. Archival Issues 30, (2), 91-106.
[Journal Article] Kim, S. (2008). "Green Archives: Applications of Green Construction to Archival Facilities." Primary Source 28, (1).
[Public Writing] Kim, Sarah, "The Results of One Scholar's Survey: What Are Your Plans for Your Personal Digital Archives?" Posted on The Signal, the Library of Congress digital preservation blog, March 22, 2012. (Available at http://blogs.loc.gov/digitalpreservation/2012/03/the-results-of-one-scholars-survey-what-are-your-plans-for-your-personal-digital-archives/)

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

Paper Presentations:
Kim, Sarah. Reappraising digital archive holdings. Society of Southwest Archivists Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, May 23-25, 2013.
Kim, Sarah. Presentation of self in personal digital archives. Personal Digital Archiving Conference, College Park, MD, February 21-22, 2013.
Kim, Sarah. Virtual presence of others and the presentation of self in personal digital archives. Personal Digital Archiving Conference, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, February 21-22, 2013.
Kim, Sarah. Reading Erving Goffman's Ideas from an Archives Perspective. Annual Archival Education and Research Institute (AERI) Conference, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, July, 2012.
Kim, Sarah. What is your plan for your personal digital archives after your lifetime? Learning from individuals. Personal Digital Archiving Conference, San Francisco, CA, February 23-24, 2012.
Kim, Sarah. From personal to social: How to build grassroots approach to preserve personal digital collections. Preservation Research Exchange (PREx) Symposium, University of Texas at Austin, February 17-19, 2012.
Kim, Sarah. Preservation needs assessment of personal digital collection: Construction of personal digital archives. Annual Archival Education and Research Institute (AERI) Conference, Simmons College, Boston, MA, July 14, 2011.
Kim, Sarah. Personal digital archives and the archival profession. Annual Archival Education and Research Institute (AERI) Conference, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, July 10, 2009.
Kim, Sarah. Silicon chips with everything: Preserving Arnold Wesker’s digital manuscripts. Society of Southwest Archivists (SSA) Annual Meeting, Oklahoma City, OK, June 1, 2007.

Poster Presentations:
Kim, Sarah and Yoon, Ayoung. Do I Trust Google? An exploration of how people form trust in cloud computing.The American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) 75th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, October 26-30, 2012.
Kim, Sarah. Personal Digital Archives: Preservation of documents, preservation of self. Jean Tague Sutcliffe Doctoral Poster Competition at Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Conference 2012, Dallas, TX, January 17-20, 2012.
Kim, Sarah. Using an Institutional Digital Repository for Digital Collections of Retired Faculty Members. Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL), Austin, TX, June 16, 2009.
Kim, Sarah. Personal Digital Archives. Society of American Archivists (SAA) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August 28-30, 2008.
Kim, Sarah. Electronic Waste in Libraries and Archives. From Gray Areas to Green Areas: Developing Sustainable Practices in Preservation Environments Symposium, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, November 1-2, 2007.
Kim, Sarah. Applications of Green Construction to Archival Facilities. From Gray Areas to Green Areas: Developing Sustainable Practices in Preservation Environments Symposium, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, November 1-2, 2007.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Archival Education and Research Institute (AERI): Austin, Texas 2013
Summer Institute Organizing Member (9/2012-6/2013)
+ Designed the institute logo, institute Website and program
+ The AERI 2013 was held at UT-Austin on June 17-21, 2013.
+ Conference website: http://www.ischool.utexas.edu/aeri2013/

From Gray Areas to Green Areas: Developing Sustainable Practices in Preservation Environments
Symposium Organizing Committee Member (9/2006-12/2007)
+ Reviewed presentation proposals, searched for session speakers and moderators, designed the symposium logo, designed and managed the symposium website, and published symposium proceedings online
+ The symposium was held at UT-Austin on November 1-2, 2007
+ Symposium website: http://www.ischool.utexas.edu/kilgarlin/gaga/

ACADEMIC AWARDS

A. D. Hutchison Endowment Fellowships, UT at Austin (2010-2012)
Doctoral Student Scholarship for Archival Education and Research Institutes (AERI) Summer Institute (2009, 2011 and 2012)
Bruton Fellowship, UT at Austin (2008-2009)
Benonine Muse Scholarship, UT at Austin (2006-2007 and 2008-2009)
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Doctoral Digital Preservation Fellowship (2006-2008)

LANGUAGES

English and Korean