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Frances Narkiewicz

Frances Narkiewicz

Programme Manager

Digital Repository of Ireland, Royal Irish Academy


DRI Role

Programme Manager

Research Interests
Cataloguing and metadata standards for special collections, digital curation, digital humanities, , copyright/IP management, digitization of fragile materials, medieval art and architecture.
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Dr. Frances Narkiewicz joined the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) as Programme Manager in January 2015. She has ten years experience in programme/project management, digital asset management and digital outreach in the cultural heritage and academic sector. Professionally, Frances has a strong interest in strategic planning, digital content management, digital humanities and digital teaching and learning.

Frances received a BA with a concentration in History/Religion from The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. She holds a PhD in the History of Art and Architecture from Trinity College, Dublin. Her academic research is concerned with the religious culture of the western Christian Church, with a focus on Irish ecclesiastical architecture.


Visual Resources Association (2015 Archivision International Travel Award recipient)
Museum Computer Network
Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland
Irish Learning Technology Association (Steering Committee Member, 2011-2013)