Sally Chambers is Digital Humanities Research Coordinator at Ghent University, where she coordinates the day-to-day activities of the Ghent Centre for Digital Humanities and Belgian participation in DARIAH, the Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities. Sally is Programme Chair for the DH Benelux 2016 conference, which will take place on 9 - 10 June 2016 in the City-of-Science-Belval, Luxembourg.
From 2011-2015, Sally was Secretary-General for DARIAH-EU, based in the Göttingen Centre for Digital Humanities, Germany. Before joining DARIAH-EU, Sally worked for The European Library, focusing on interoperability, metadata and technical project coordination. Sally initially started working in libraries in the mid-1990s, where she coordinated a digital enquiry service for UK public libraries and the development of an online library for distance learning students at the University of London.
She has a first degree in Literature with Psychology and postgraduate qualifications in Cultural Studies and Information Services Management. She is the editor of Catalogue 2.0: the future of the library catalogue, which was published in July 2013 and has recently been commissioned by Facet Publishing to edit a book series on Digital Humanities and Libraries.