Education

University of Michigan, School of Information, Ann Arbor, MI (2007-2009)
Master of Science in Information, Archives & Records Management

Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI (2005-2007)
Bachelor of Arts in History, Cum Laude

Teaching & Training

  • Whitt Kilburn, Jerry Scripps and Matt Schultz, Intro to Data and Text Mining Workshops, Grand Valley State University, February 17th & 20th, 2017

  • Ranti Junus and Matt Schultz, Policies and Strategies for Managing Digital Assets, Mid-Michigan Digital Practitioners Meeting, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, October 13th, 2016

  • Matt Schultz, Digital Preservation Policy Development Workshop, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN, September 15th, 2016

  • Matt Schultz, Data Management, 2016 Responsible Conduct in Research Bootcamp, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI, February 27th, 2016

  • Matt Schultz and Aaron Trehub, Digital Preservation Costs Workshop, 2015 iPRES International Conference on Digital Preservation, Chapel Hill, NC, November 5, 2015

  • Matt Schultz, Data Reference Workshop, Grand Valley State University, October 27, 2015

  • Matt Schultz, ETD Lifecycle Management Workshop, ETD 2014, Leicester, UK July 2014

  • Matt Schultz, ETD Lifecycle Management Workshop, USetdA 2013, Claremont, CA, July 2013

  • Matt Schultz, CLOCKSS TRAC Audit Preparation, Educopia Consulting, August 2011-Present

  • Matt Schultz, Library of Congress Digital Preservation Outreach & Education (DPOE), Protect, Manage, Provide, Tri-Cities Historical Museum, Grand Haven, MI July 2012

  • Matt Schultz, Library of Congress Digital Preservation Outreach & Education (DPOE), Identify, Select, Store, Loutit District Library, Grand Haven, MI, April 2012

  • Matt Schultz, Library of Congress Digital Preservation Outreach & Education (DPOE), Train-the-Trainer Workshop, Office of Strategic Initiatives, Washington, D.C., October 2011

  • Matt Schultz, Katherine Skinner, and Cinda May, MetaArchive Cooperative: Digital Preservation Planning and Policy Creation, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN, August 2011

  • Matt Schultz and Bill Donovan, Distributed Digital Preservation Workshop for ETDs, USetdA Conference 2011, Orlando, FL, May 2011

Select Presentations

  • Matt Schultz and Kyle Felker, “Moving the Digital Curation Needle @GVSU,” 2016 Digital Library Federation Forum, November 7, 2016, Milwaukee, WI, https://dlfforum2016.sched.com/event/8LG3/m1bhydra

  • Matt Schultz, “The Legacy Computer Challenge,” 2016 Fall Mid-Michigan Digital Practitioners Meeting, October 13-14, 2016, Michigan State University, slides available here: https://midmichdp.wordpress.com/2016/10/19/october-13-14-2016/

  • Matt Schultz, and Kyle Felker, “Access Update for GVSU,” 2016 Fall Mid-Michigan Digital Practitioners Meeting, October 13-14, 2016, Michigan State University, slides available here: https://midmichdp.wordpress.com/2016/10/19/october-13-14-2016/

  • Matt Schultz and Annie Benefiel, “Beyond the University: Preserving the Personal @GVSU,” 2016 Personal Digital Archives, Ann Arbor, MI, May 12-14, 2016

  • Matt Schultz, and Kyle Felker, “Joining the Table: Advancing Digital Discussions at GVSU,” 2016 Spring Mid-Michigan Digital Practitioners Meeting, March 17-18, 2016, Michigan State University, slides available here: https://midmichdp.wordpress.com/2016/03/17/march-17-18-2016/

  • Matt Schultz, Aaron Trehub and Katherine Skinner, "Getting to the Bottom Line: 20 Cost Questions for Digital Preservation," 2015 iPRES International Conference on Digital Preservation, Chapel Hill, NC, November 2-6, 2015

  • Matt Schultz, "Data Citation Tools," Data Reference Workshop, Grand Valley State University, October 27, 2015

  • Matt Schultz, "Bridging Researchers' Active Data Storage Needs," Midwest Data Librarian Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, October 15, 2015

  • Matt Schultz, "GVSU Repository Migration Update," Mid-Michigan Digital Practitioner's Meeting, Albion College, Albion, MI, Friday, October 9th, 2015

  • Matt Schultz, "The Future of Digital Curation," Grand Valley State University, April 2015

  • Matt Schultz and Aaron Trehub, "Getting to the Bottom Line: 20 Cost Questions for Digital Preservation," ASERL Webinar Series, Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

  • Katherine Skinner, and Matt Schultz, “Dodging the Memory Hole: Saving Digital News,” ASERL Webinar Series, Monday, November 17, 2014

  • Matt Schultz, "Lifecycle Management of ETDs Project," ETD 2014 Conference, Leicester, UK, July 23rd, 2014

  • Matt Schultz, "Digital Preservation: Looking Back, Looking Ahead," Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania, July 15th, 2014

  • Matt Schultz, "Community-Driven Digital Preservation," Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 14th, 2014

  • Matt Schultz, “Digital Curation in Action,” 2014 Texas Library Association Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, April 9, 2014

  • Matt Schultz, “The Evolving Universe of Digital Scholarly Communication,” 2014 Texas Library Association Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, April 9, 2014

  • Martin Halbert, Matt Schultz, Gail McMillan, and Austin McClean, “Developments in Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs),” CNI Fall 2013, Washington D.C., December 9-10, 2013

  • Eld Zierau, and Matt Schultz, “Creating a Framework for Applying OAIS to Distributed Digital Preservation,” iPRES 2013, Lisbon, Portugal, September 3rd, 2013

  • Matt Schultz, Nick Krabbenhoeft, and Stephen Eisenhauer, “Modular Curation for ETD Repositories,” Open Repositories 2013, Prince Edward Island, Canada, July 11th, 2013

  • Matt Schultz, and Nick Krabbenhoeft, “Chronicles in Preservation: Preserving Digital News & Newspapers,” ALA 2013, Chicago, Illinois, June 30th, 2013

  • Katherine Skinner, Martin Halbert, Matt Schultz, and Gail McMillan, “Debunking Myths and Establishing Guidelines for the ETD Lifecycle,” CNI Fall 2012, Washington D.C., December 10-11, 2012

  • Matt Schultz, “Curating PLN Collections,” PLN Community Meeting 2012, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, October 18th, 2012

  • Katherine Skinner, Martin Halbert, and Matt Schultz, “Creating Policies to Support Enduring Access to Digital Collections,” iPres 2012, University of Toronto, October 1-5, 2012

  • Matt Schultz and Bill Donovan, “Providing the ETDs of Today to the Researchers of Tomorrow,” USetdA 2012, Boston, Massachussetts, June 13-15, 2012

  • Matt Schultz and Daniel Alemneh, “Providing the ETDs of Today to the Researchers of Tomorrow,” TxETDA 2012, University of North Texas, February 23-24, 2012

  • Matt Schultz, "Digital Newspaper Preservation Opportunities," PLN Community Meeting 2011, October 24-25, 2011, Simon Fraser University Vancouver Campus, British Columbia

  • Matt Schultz, "MetaArchive: Access & Retrieval Milestones," PLN Community Meeting 2011, October 24-25, 2011, Simon Fraser University Vancouver Campus, British Columbia

  • Matt Schultz and Martin Halbert, “A Framework for Applying OAIS to Distributed Digital Preservation,” Spring CNI 2011, San Diego, CA, April 2011

  • Matt Schultz, “Technology Development and Interoperability: MetaArchive Case Study,” PLN 2010, Boston, MA, October 2010

  • Matt Schultz, "Storage Architectures for Digital Collections," Library of Congress, Washington D.C., Sept. 27-28, 2010

  • Martin Halbert, Matt Schultz, and Emily Gore, "The Importance of Trust in Distributed Digital Preservation: A Case Study from the MetaArchive Cooperative," iPRES 2010, Vienna, Austria, September 20, 2010

  • David Minor, Mark Phillips, and Matt Schultz, "Chronopolis and MetaArchive: Preservation Cooperation," iPRES 2010, Vienna, Austria, September 20, 2010

  • Matt Schultz, "Distributed Digital Preservation Self-Audit Methods," ALA Midwinter PARS Digital Preservation Interest Group, Boston, MA, January 17, 2010

Select Publications

  • Matt Schultz, and Annie Benefiel, “MAA & MMDP: Fall Workshop 2016 with Mid- Michigan Digital Practitioners,” Open Entry (Fall 2016), Michigan Archival Association.

  • Matt Schultz, “Avoiding a Gambit for Our Personal Digital Archives” in The Complete Guide to Personal Digital Archiving for Librarians, Archivists, and Information Professionals, ed. Brianna Marshall, (Chicago: ALA Editions, submitted November 2016, scheduled for publication in 2017).

  • Melanie Shell-Weiss, Kyle Felker and Matt Schultz, “Growing Community: Social Justice and the Digital Public Archive,” The Public Historian (submitted December 2016, under peer review for publication in 2017).

  • Annie Benefiel, Scott St. Louis, and Matt Schultz, “Capturing Veteran’s Voices: Access, Preservation and Experiential Learning for Students,” Archival Outlook, Society of American Archivists, March/April 2016

  • Matt Schultz, Aaron Trehub and Katherine Skinner, ""Getting to the Bottom Line: 20 Cost Questions for Digital Preservation," iPRES 2015: the Twelfth International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects Conference Proceedings (2015).

  • Katherine Skinner, Matt Schultz, Guidelines for Digital Newspaper Preservation Readiness. (Atlanta, GA: Educopia Institute, 2014).

  • Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs. M. Schultz, N. Krabbenhoeft, and K. Skinner, Eds. (Atlanta, GA: Educopia Institute, 2014).

  • Matt Schultz, and Eld Zierau, “Creating a Framework for Applying OAIS to Distributed Digital Preservation,” iPRES 2013: the Tenth International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects Conference Proceedings (2013).

  • Matt Schultz, Mark Phillips, Nick Krabbenhoeft, and Stephen Eisenhauer, “Chronicles in Preservation: Building Capacity for Digital Preservation,” iPRES 2013: the Tenth International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects Conference Proceedings (2013).

  • Matt Schultz, Nick Krabbenhoeft, and Stephen Eisenhauer, “Modular Curation for ETD Repositories,” Open Repositories 2013 Conference Proceedings (July 2013).

  • Katherine Skinner, Matt Schultz, Martin Halbert, and Mark Phillips, “Digital Preservation of Newspapers: Findings of the Chronicles in Preservation Project,” iPRES 2012: the Ninth International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects Conference Proceedings (2012).

  • Katherine Skinner, Martin Halbert, and Matt Schultz, “Preserving Electronic Theses & Dissertations: Findings of the Lifecycle Management of ETDs Project,” iPRES 2012: the Ninth International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects Conference Proceedings (2012).

  • Michael Seadle, Andreas Rauber, Adam Rusbridge, Sabine Schrimpf, Matt Schultz, “Technical Alignment,” Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation, Educopia Institute (August 2012), 167-194.

  • Gail McMillan, Matt Schultz, and Katherine Skinner, “Digital Preservation, SPEC Kit 325,” Association of Research Libraries (October 2011).

  • Matt Schultz and Emily Gore, "The Importance of Trust in Distributed Digital Preservation: A Case Study from the MetaArchive Cooperative", iPRES 2010: the Seventh International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects Conference Proceedings (2011).

  • David Minor, Mark Phillips, and Matt Schultz, "Chronopolis and the MetaArchive Cooperative: Preservation Cooperation", iPRES 2010: the Seventh International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects Conference Proceedings (2011).

  • A Guide to Distributed Digital Preservation. K. Skinner and M. Schultz, Eds. (Atlanta, GA: Educopia Institute, 2010).

Select Professional Service

  • Library Representative, University Equity & Inclusion Committee, April 2017-Present

  • Library Representative, HLC Self-Study Leadership Committee, March 2016-Present

  • Member, Mid-Michigan Digital Practitioners Planning Committee, March 2016-Present

  • Member, Gi-gikinomaage-min Project Advisory Council, September 2016-Present

  • Member, GVSU Big Data Action Planning Committee, February 2016-Present

  • Member, GVSU Digital Studies Minor Curriculum Development Committee, August 2015-Present

  • Member, GVSU Data Reference Committee, June-October, 2015

  • Co-Principal Investigator, Preserving ETD Research Data & Complex Digital Objects Grant, (ETDplus), 2014-2016.

  • Co-Chair, Metadata Working Group, MetaArchive Cooperative, 2014-2015

  • Co-Chair, Working Group on Creating a Framework for Applying OAIS to Distributed Digital Preservation, 2012-2014

  • Co-Chair, Preservation Committee, MetaArchive Cooperative, 2011-2014

  • Member, Standards & Practices Working Group, National Digital Stewardship Alliance, 2011-Present.

  • Reviewer, 45th Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences, Digital Libraries Mini-Track, August 2011.

  • Conference Coordinator, Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation, Tallinn, Estonia, May 23-25, 2011.

  • Editor, A Guide to Distributed Digital Preservation, Educopia Institute, 2009. 

Grants

  • National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Growing Community: A Century of Migration in Oceana County, 2016-2018

  • Institute of Museum & Library Services (IMLS), Preserving ETD Research Data & Complex Digital Objects, 2014-2016.

  • National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Chronicles in Preservation, 2011-2014.

  • Institute of Museum & Library Services (IMLS), ETD Lifecycle Management, 2011-2014.

  • National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC), MetaArchive: Sustainable Preservation, 2008-2011.