Scott Hanrath

University Libraries - University Libraries
Associate Librarian
Associate Dean, Research Engagement
Primary office:
Watson Library
University of Kansas
1425 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045



MS, Information Science (MSIS), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

BA, English and Philosophy, Saint Olaf College

Research Interests

  • Digital Libraries
  • Metadata
  • Usability
  • Web Analytics
  • Library Discovery

Selected Publications

Hanrath, S. & Radio, E. (2017). User Search Terms and Controlled Subject Vocabularies in an Institutional Repository. Library Hi Tech, 35(3), 360-367. DOI:10.1108/LHT-11-2016-0133

Radio, E. & Hanrath, S. (2016). Measuring the Impact and Effectiveness of Transitioning to a Linked Data Vocabulary. Journal of Library Metadata, 16(2), 80-94. DOI:10.1080/19386389.2016.1215734

Hanrath, S. & Kottman, M. (2015). Use and Usability of a Discovery Tool in an Academic Library. Journal of Web Librarianship, 9(1), 1-21. DOI:10.1080/19322909.2014.983259

Selected Presentations

Hanrath, S. Miller, K. & Whittaker, B. . (03/09/2018). Recovering Library Services, Spaces, and Collections. Master Property Program Loss Control Workshop. St. Louis, MO

Hanrath, S. & Brooks-Kieffer, J. . (02/13/2018). Data attribution and integration: a libraries' perspective. Biodiversity Collections Network (BCoN) Data Integration and Attribution Workshop. Lawrence, KS

Hanrath, S. . (06/15/2016). Integrating a Faculty Activity Reporting System with an Institutional Repository in Support of Open Access. Open Repositories 2016. Dublin, Ireland. Available Here

Hanrath, S. Faiks, A. & McCullough, J. . (11/13/2015). Linked Data-Driven Discovery: Applications and APIs from a User-Centered Perspective. Library Information Technology Association (LITA) Forum. Minneapolis, MN. Available Here

Hanrath, S. & Radio, E. . (06/10/2015). User Search Terms and Controlled Subject Vocabularies in an Institutional Repository. Open Repositories 2015. Indianapolis, IN. Available Here

Hanrath, S. . (05/06/2015). Using Google Analytics with Primo. Presentation, Ex Libris Users of North America (ELUNA) 2015 Conference. Minneapolis, MN

Hanrath, S. . (05/01/2014). Boolean Search Suggestions in Primo. Ex Libris Users of North America (ELUNA) 2014 Meeting, April 29 - May 2, 2014. Montreal, Canada. Available Here

Hanrath, S. . (11/01/2013). Using Event Tracking to Enhance Library Web Interfaces. Presentation, Brick and Click Academic Library Symposium. Maryville, MO

Hanrath, S. & Kottman, M. . (05/05/2013). Primo Usability Studies at the University of Kansas. Presentation, Primo User Studies Panel, Ex Libris Users North American (ELUNA) 2013 Conference. Athens, GA

Hanrath, S. . (12/31/2012). Virtual Environments at the University of Kansas Libraries. Living the Future Conference. Tuscon, AZ

Hanrath, S. . (05/09/2012). Primo Implementation at the University of Kansas. Presentation, Ex Libris Users North America (ELUNA) 2012 Conference. Salt Lake City, UT

Hanrath, S. . (12/31/2011). One Week | One Tool: ultra-rapid open source development among strangers. Presentation, Code4lib 2011 Conference. Bloomington, IN

Rosenblum, B. & Hanrath, S. . (12/31/2009). Building content and community: digital publishing services at the University of Kansas. Presentation, International PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference. Vancouver, BC

Hanrath, S. . (03/31/2005). Developing Computer-Assisted Survey Software for Collecting Geospatial Data Objects. Presentation, FedCASIC Workshop. Washington, DC

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