Ted Polley


As the Social Sciences Librarian, I support students and faculty working in anthropology and sociology. As a member of the Center for Digital Scholarship and Digital Publishing Librarian, I manage IUPUI’s Open Access Journal Publishing program. I also serve as the government information librarian and the campus representative to the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).

Areas of Expertise: digital publishing, social science data, government information, data visualization

Research Interests: open access publishing, data visualization

Projects and Publications: 

Lee, Y.Y., Foster, E.D., Polley, D.E., & Odell, J. (2017). Using the ‘rentrez’ R Package to Identify Repository Records for NCBI LinkOut. Code4Lib Journal, Issue 38. https://journal.code4lib.org/articles/12792

Palmer, K., Pollock, C.M.J, & Polley, D.E. (2016). Chronicling Hoosier. https://centerfordigschol.github.io/chroniclinghoosier/

Polley, D.E. (2016). Visualizing the topical coverage of an institutional repository using VOSviewer. In Magnuson, L. (Ed.), Data visualization: A guide to visual storytelling for librarians. Lanham, MD: Roman & Littlefield. http://hdl.handle.net/1805/7039

Börner, K., & Polley, D.E. (2014). Visual insights: A practical guide to making sense of data. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Börner, K., & Polley, D.E. (2014). Replicable science of science studies. In Y. Ding, R. Rousseau, & D. Wolfram (Eds.), Measuring scholarly impact: Methods and practice (pp. 321-343). New York, NY: Springer.

Ted Polley, MLIS
Social Sciences & Digital Publishing Librarian

Call: (317) 274-8552
Email: dapolley@iupui.edu
Office: UL 4120B

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