Ayoung Yoon is an Assistant Professor at Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing (IUPUI), Department of Library and Information Science.

Her research interests include data curation, data sharing and reuse, open data and and citizen science, and cultural data preservation.

She previously worked on a multiple IMLS funded projects as a research assistant at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, including:

DigCCurr II: Extending an International Digital Curation Curriculum to Doctoral Students and Practitioners (Aug. 2012-May 2013): University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dissemination Information Packages (DIPS) for Information Reuse (DIPIR) project (May 2012-Aug. 2012): University of Michigan Ann Arbor

  • Project funded by IMLS: http://dipir.org/
  • PI: Dr. Ixchel Faniel & Dr. Elizabeth Yakel
  • Role: Research assistant

Closing the Digital Curation Gap (CDCG) (May 2011-Aug 2011): University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Archival Metrics Project: Archival Metrics and User Evaluation for Government Archives (Aug 2009-Apr 2010): University of Michigan Ann Arbor

She also worked for multiple cultural institutions both in South Korea and U.S.

Dryad data repository, Chapel Hill, NC (Feb. 2013-Nov. 2013)

  • Dryad Preservation Working Group

National Anthropological Archives (NMNH)-Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (June 2009-July 2009)

  • Digital Preservation Intern

The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, Ann Arbor, MI. (Jan. 2009-Apr. 2009)

  • Digital Preservation Intern

Ewha Womans University Archive, Seoul, Korea (Mar. 2006-Feb. 2007)

  • Graduate Assistant Archivist

Ewha Womans University Natural History Museum, Seoul, Korea (Mar. 2003-Jan. 2004)

  • Preservation Assistant