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Timothy Arnold: International Reference & Collections Librarian


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Timothy Arnold
100 Main Library
Suite 1026

About Tim

Timothy Arnold is the International Reference & Collections Librarian at the University of Iowa Libraries. He manages the collections for Africa, the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia, International Studies, and Classics.  His areas of research are new media and emerging technologies in the Middle East.  He is available to teach classes on information literacy, reference management, and social media collection development. He is the point person for Mendeley instruction at the University of Iowa.


BA in History from Yale

Master of Science in Information Studies from the University of Texas at Austin

Master of Arts in Middle Eastern Studies from the Univeristy of Texas at Austin

Publications and other Intellectual Contributions


Arnold, Timothy and Walker Sampson. “Digital Curation in the Age of Twitter.” Presentation at the Born Digital and Cultural Heritage conference at the Australian Center for the Moving Image, Melbourne, Australia, June 19-20, 2014.
Arnold, Timothy. “Digital Curation in the Age of Twitter: Curating a Collection of Tweets from the Egyptian Revolution.” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 11-17, 2013.

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