I am a data librarian working in IT. I coordinate consulting across the Data Management and Research Computing programs to offer a holistic approach to data and computation. I have experience working with data in all aspects of the research lifecycle and my research interests include interdisciplinary and open digital scholarship, innovative uses of technologies in academic environments, and critical digital literacy.
A selection of skills related to my current work
Making data discoverable for reuse
Managing, sharing and curating data
Enabling and supporting research activities
Inspiring and supporting others to accomplish their work
Making data accessible + usable
Sustaining the accessibility and scholarly value of data
A summary of my education and professional experience
Coordinates the consulting efforts across the Data Management and Research Computing programs to offer a holistic approach to data and computation. Facilitates community, partnership, and outreach programs.
Leading the Research Data Management Program to provide services across the full research lifecycle in order to disseminate and preserve scholarship produced by UC Berkeley faculty, students, and researchers.
Worked with researchers across disciplines to identify, recruit, ingest and deposit data in the Library’s data repository. Collaborated with researchers at all stages of the research lifecycle in data management planning, discovery and access, organization and management, metadata and documentation, sharing and publication, and preservation.
Served as liaison librarian and selector for the departments of Plant Biology, Plant Pathology, and Agronomy & Plant Genetics; coordinated research management services, including training researchers and librarians in data management, curation, complying with funder mandates, and evaluating data management plans. Led the communications for the Experts@Minnesota SciVal Experts project, the campus-wide research networking and expertise system.
Provided science reference and research consultations; taught and developed workshops in the areas of data and information management; developed processes, evaluated user needs, and created training materials for the institutional repository; designed and maintained a variety of web, electronic and print resources.
Metadata & Information Architecture
German Studies, Global Studies, Cultural Studies, Cinema & Media Studies
A selection of my publications and presentations
Journal of eScience Librarianship, Vol 8, No 2
International Journal of Digital Curation, Vol 13, No 1.
International Digital Curation Conference, Barcelona, Spain.
Proceedings of the Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing, No. 72.
College & Research Libraries, Vol 78 No. 5
Journal of Library Innovation, Vol 6, No. 1.
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