I am an academic librarian with experience working with data in all aspects of the research lifecycle. My professional and 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.
Plan for managing, sharing and curating.
Practice of making data available to others.
Metrics for measuring impact of research.
Techniques to ensure accessibility over time.
Storage of digital objects for future access.
Documentation for discovery and reuse.
A summary of my professional experience in academic libraries.
As the Research Data Curation Librarian, I work with researchers to identify, recruit, ingest and deposit data in the library’s digital repository. I provide outreach in research data services to the research community and consult with researchers on metadata standards and data.
Served as liaison librarian for the departments of Plant Biology, Plant Pathology, and Agronomy & Plant Genetics; managed the Plant Biology, Plant Pathology, and Agronomy & Plant Genetics collections and several collections-related projects; coordinated research data management services, including data management, curation, complying with funder mandates, and evaluating data management plans; led the communications for the Experts@Minnesota SciVal Experts project, the research networking and expertise system that creates profiles for University of Minnesota researchers.
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.
A timeline of my educational background.
Metadata & Information Architecture
German Studies, Global Studies, Cultural Studies, Cinema & Media Studies
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