Graham Hukill

place: Ypsilanti, MI
email: ghukill at


University of Michigan, School of Information - Master of Science in Information, 2012
Preservation of Information, Archives and Record Management

The Evergreen State College - Bachelor of Arts in Humanities, 2005
Emphasis in Philosophy

Academic Appointments

University of Michigan, School of Information - Intermittent Lecturer, 2013-Present

Wayne State University, School of Library and Information Science - Lecturer, 2015-2015

University of Michigan, School of Information - Graduate Student Instructor, 2011-2012


Wayne State University - Digital Publishing Librarian
Detroit, MI (July 2012 - Present)

Archive-It / Internet Archive - Independent Contractor
San Francisco, CA (May 2011 - 2013)

University of Michigan, School of Information - Graduate Student Instructor (GSI), SI539 Design of Complex Websites
Ann Arbor, MI (September 2011 - April 2012)

Text Creation Partnership / University of Michigan - SGML Markup Editor
Ann Arbor, MI (October 2010 - May 2011)

Good News Academy - English Teacher
Mokpo, South Korea (October 2008 - October 2009)

Awards / Recognition

Selected Publications

Hukill, G., Klein, J., & Arnold, J. (2017). “Reading Digital Texts: A Faculty-Librarian Classroom Collaboration”. College & Undergraduate Libraries. (Forthcoming)

Charbonneau, D. H., Priehs, M., & Hukill, G. (2016). Beyond knowledge silos: Preserving and sharing institutional knowledge in academic libraries. IFLA 2016 Knowledge Management Satellite Conference Proceedings.

Hudson, C., & Hukill, G. (2016). One-To-Many: Building a single-search interface for disparate resources. In K. Varnum (Ed.), Exploring Discovery: The front door to your library’s licensed and digitized content (141-153). Chicago, IL: ALA Editions.

Donovan, L., Hukill, G., & Peterson, A. (2013). The Web Archiving Life Cycle Model. 2013-12-12].

Selected Presentations


“Growing Up Fast: Using Vagrant to Prototype New Infrastructure”
LITA Forum 2016, Fort Worth, TX - November, 2016

“Digital Humanities in Ten Pages or Less! Engaging Students with Digital Texts through Sustainable Collaboration”
ACRL 2015, Portland, OR - March, 2015

“Wayne State’s Digital Collections Infrastructure”
Digital Preservation 2014, Washington DC - July, 2014

“Making It Up as We Go Along: How We Built Our Digital Collections Platform”
Library Technology Conference, Minneapolis, MN - March, 2014


“Mapping Detroit’s Medical History: Data Workflows and Digitized Journals”
Network Detroit, Southfield, MI - September, 2015

“Digital Humanities and Social Sciences”
Gale-Cengage, Michigan, July, 2015 [invited]

“Improving Our Reference Data, or How We Killed the Hash Mark”
Michigan Library Association (MLA) Academic Libraries, Bay City, MI, - May, 2015

“Starting from the Ground Up: How we Created our own Digital Collections Platform”
MLA Annual 2014, Grand Rapids, MI - October, 2014

“Modeling Object Relationships in Fedora Commons using RDF”
Mid-Michigan Digital Preservation Practioners (MMDPP), Mt. Pleasant, MI - September, 2014

“Wayne State University Libraries Digital Collections Platform: A New Home for Research on Detroit”
Network Detroit, Southfield, MI - September, 2014

“Cleared for Deposit! Tool for Reviewing Faculty CV’s and Depositing Articles in an Institutional Repository” [poster]
MLA Academic Libraries, Lansing, MI - May, 2014

“Digital Commons & SHARE: Opportunities and Challenges in Implementing the ARL Recommendations for DC Users”
Digital Commons Great Lakes User Group Meeting 2013, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Il - August, 2013

“Let There Be Light! Indexing Items from Digital Commons in Apache Solr via OAI-PMH” [poster]
Digital Commons Great Lakes User Group (DCGLUG), Bloomington-Normal, IA - July, 2013

“What is Fedora Commons, and Why Should You Care?”
Michigan Library Association (MLA), Detroit, MI - March, 2013

Code Contribution

All public work and contributions are available on GitHub: