2012-2013: Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE, NSF OCI-1053575) "Bandits and Browsing: Data Mining and Network Analysis for Library Collections" (Co-Investigator).
2013: RPC, "User Testing of Network Analyses Results on Library Collections". (Co-Investigator)
Green, Harriet, Hess, Kirk and Hislop, Richard, "Incorporating circulation data in relevancy rankings for search algorithms in library collections," E-Science (e-Science), 2012 IEEE 8th International Conference on, pp.1,6, Oct. 8-12, 2012
Hess, Kirk. (2012). Discovering Digital Library User Behavior with Google Analytics.Code4Lib Journal, 17.
Kowalczyk S., Hess K. & Auvil, L. “Hands On:Workset Builder, Portal and SEASR.” HTRC Uncamp 2013. Champaign, IL. Sept. 8, 2013.
Hess, Kirk. “Digitizing Serialized Fiction”. Short Paper presentation at DH 2013, Lincoln, NE. Jul. 17, 2013
Green, Harriett E. and Hess, Kirk M. “Clusters of Books: Subject Analysis Tools for Library Catalogs.” Cyber Zed Shed Presentation at Association of College and Research Libraries Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN, Apr. 10, 2013.
Green, Harriet, Hess, Kirk and Hislop, Richard. “Data Mining and Network Analysis of Library Collections” XHPC Workshop, 8th e-Science Conference. Oct 5, 2012
Hess, Kirk. “Discovering Digital Library User Behavior with Google Analytics.” code4lib 2012. Seattle, WA. Feb 8, 2012.