Zack Lischer-Katz

Zack Lischer-Katz is CLIR (Council on Library and Information Resources) Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Data Curation at University of Oklahoma Libraries. In his fellowship, Zack is developing guidelines for curating research data associated with virtual reality and 3D models, and is currently collecting data on the impact of virtual reality and 3D tools on student learning in academic settings. He received his PhD in Communication, Information & Library Studies from Rutgers University, and his personal research looks at epistemologies of media technologies, cultures of preservation, and practices of visual knowledge production in the context of archives, libraries, and museums. He is currently Principal Investigator on a research project being conducted at OU Libraries entitled, Student Experiences of Immersive 3D Visualization in Classroom Instruction: Affective and Epistemological Dimensions of Virtual Reality Use.