M.S. Computer Science, Indiana University, 1998
B.S. Computer Science, summa cum laude, Rose-Hulman
Institute of Technology, 1996
Concentration certificate: Imaging systems
Course Developer/Instructor, School of Continuing Studies,
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 2000-present
Taught over 1000 students from a wide variety of backgrounds via distance learning.
Digital Library Program, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN,
Designed and developed a repository for a wide variety of digital collections. Coordinated the development of tools to manage collections and deliver them to users. Designed and developed software for storing, searching, and interacting with musical information. Maintained server software, improving its speed, functionality, and stability. Designed and integrated changes to the data model. Coordinated development group's documentation and automated quality-control system.
Instructor, Computer Science Department, Indiana University,
Taught courses in computer applications, mathematics, and programming.
Independent Consultant, Scherle Consulting, Bloomington, IN,
Provided computer support and service for small businesses and organizations. Projects included conversion of data from legacy systems, creation of custom database systems, conducting surveys, and selection of business software.
Web Developer, Jasper Communications, Jasper, IN,
Designed and implemented commercial websites, including retail sales sites and a real-time weather tracking system.
NOVELL Manager, Waters Computing Center, Terre Haute, IN,
Installed network operating systems and applications. Maintained public computing labs and faculty computers. Trained three network administrators and over 60 help desk operators.
Creating Citable Data Identifiers. (2012) Ryan Scherle and Mark Diggory. In Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Open Repositories. [Paper (PDF), Slides (PPT), Video]
HIVE: Helping interdisciplinary vocabulary engineering. (2010) Jane Greenberg, Robert Losee, Jose Aguera, Ryan Scherle, Hollie White, and Craig Willis. Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 37(4). [HTML]
Linking Big: The Continuing Promise of Evolutionary Synthesis. (2010) Brian Sidlauskas, Ganeshkumar Ganapathy, Einat Hazkani-Covo, Kristin P. Jenkins, Hilmar Lapp, Lauren W. McCall, Samantha Price, Ryan Scherle, Paula A. Spaeth, and David M. Kidd. Evolution doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2009.00892.x
A Metadata Best Practice for a Scientific Data Repository. (2009) Jane Greenberg, Hollie C. White, Sarah Carrier, and Ryan Scherle. Journal of Library Metadata, 9:3, 194-212. doi:10.1080/19386380903405090
The Dryad Data Repository: A Singapore Framework Metadata Architecture in a DSpace Environment. Hollie C. White, Sarah Carrier, Abbey Thompson, Jane Greenberg, and Ryan Scherle. In Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications. [PDF]
Building Support for a Discipline-Based Data Repository. Ryan Scherle, et al. In Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Open Repositories. [PDF, Poster]
Looking for a Haystack: Selecting Data Sources in a Distributed Retrieval System. Ryan Scherle. Ph.D. Dissertation, Indiana University. 2006. http://hdl.handle.net/2022/7473
Variations2: Retrieving and Using Music in an Academic Setting. Jon W. Dunn, Donald Byrd, Mark Notess, Jenn Riley, and Ryan Scherle. Communications of the ACM. 49 (8). 2006. doi:10.1145/1145287.1145314
The Anatomy of a Bibliographic Search System for Music. Ryan Scherle and Donald Byrd. In Proceedings of the 2004 International Conference on Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR 2004). [PDF]
V2V: A Second Variation on Query-by-Humming. William P. Birmingham, Kevin O'Malley, Jon W Dunn, and Ryan Scherle. In Proceedings of the 2003 Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL2003). doi:10.1109/JCDL.2003.1204896 [PDF]
Introduction to Computing, course learning guide. Rod Stark and Ryan Scherle. Indiana University Independent Study Program. 2002. [PDF (Introduction only)]
Towards Context-Based Search Engine Selection. David B. Leake and Ryan Scherle. In Proceedings of the 2001 Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI2001). [PDF]
Selecting Task-Relevant Sources for Just-in-Time Retrieval. David Leake, Ryan Scherle, Jay Budzik, and Kristian Hammond. In Proceedings of the AAAI-99 Workshop on Intelligent Information Systems. 1999. [PDF]
The Dryad Digital Data Repository: Coupling the Publication of Scientific Articles and Data. Todd Vision and Ryan Scherle. International Digital Curation Conference 2010, Chicago, IL. [PDF abstract]
The Dryad and DataONE projects in the US. William Michener, Ryan Scherle, John Kunze, and Patricia Cruse. DataCite Summer Meeting, Hanover, Germany, May 2010. [PPT, Video of Presentation]
HIVE: A New Tool for Working With Vocabularies. Ryan Scherle and Jose Aguera. Code4Lib Conference 2010, Asheville, NC. [PPT]
Using DSpace as a Disciplinary Data Repository. Ryan Scherle. International Conference on Open Repositories 2009, Atlanta, GA. [PPT]
IU DLP Infrastructure Update. Ryan Scherle and Muzaffer Ozakca. Indiana University Digital Library Brown Bag Series. February, 2007. [PPT]
Developing an Ingest Service for Fedora. Ryan Scherle and Muzaffer Ozakca. Fedora User Group Meeting, Open Repositories Conference. January, 2007. [PPT]
Searching Digital Collections via SRU. Ryan Scherle and Randall Floyd. Indiana University Digital Library Brown Bag Series. October, 2006. [PPT] [PDF]
A Fedora Architecture to Support Diverse Collections. Ryan Scherle and Jon W. Dunn. Fedora Users Conference. 2006. [PPT]
Reexamining Digital Library Infrastructure at IU. Jon W. Dunn, Ryan Scherle, and Eric Peters. Indiana University Digital Library Brown Bag Series. November, 2005. [PPT]
Flipping the Switch: Lessons Learned from a Major Digital Library Migration Project. Jon W. Dunn, Ryan Scherle, and Mark Notess. Digital Library Federation Fall Forum. 2005. [PPT]
DataONE (Observation Network for Earth)
National Science Foundation
Principal Investigator: William Michener, University of New Mexico; Co-I: Ryan Scherle
Helping Integrative Vocabulary Engineering
Institute of Museum and Library Services LG-07-08-120-08
Principal Investigator: Jane Greenberg, University of North Carolina; Co-PI: Ryan Scherle
Total: $669,508 ($334,699 award, $334,809 matching)
Period: January 2009-June 2011
Digital Repository for Preservation and
Sharing of Data Underlying
Published Works in Evolutionary Biology
National Science Foundation DBI-0743720
Principal Investigator: Kathleen Smith, NESCent/Duke University; Senior Personnel: Ryan Scherle
Period: October 2008-September 2012
Member, Secretary, and President, Tau Lambda chapter of Alpha
Phi Omega, National Service Fraternity, 1993-1996
Presided over a chapter with 45 members. Wrote and presented a bid to host Regional conference. Participated in a variety of service projects.