headshot of Colin Post

Assistant Professor

Information, Library, and Research Sciences

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Email Address: ccpost@uncg.edu


  • Ph.D. in Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • M.A. in Art History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • M.F.A. in Poetry, University of Montana
  • B.A. in English Writing and Religious Studies, University of Pittsburgh

Research & Publications

  • digital curation
  • digital and new media art
  • artists’ archives
  • community archives
  • Web and Internet history

Colin Post et al., “Digital Curation at Work: Modeling Workflows for Digital Archival Materials,” in Proceedings of the 19th ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, JCDL ’19 (ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, Urbana-Champaign, IL: IEEE Computer Society Press, 2019), 39–48.

Colin Post, Patrick Golden, and Ryan Shaw, “Never the Same Stream: Netomat, XLink, and Metaphors of Web Documents,” in Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Document Engineering 2018, DocEng ’18 (Document Engineering, Halifax, Nova Scotia: ACM, 2018), 13:1–13:10.

Colin Post, “Preservation Practices of New Media Artists: Challenges, Strategies, and Attitudes in the Personal Management of Artworks,” Journal of Documentation 73, no. 4 (2017): 716–32.

Colin Post, “Ensuring the Legacy of Self-Taught and Local Artists: A Collaborative Framework for Preserving Artists’ Archives,” Art Documentation 36, no. 1 (March 1, 2017): 73–90.