I am a librarian with experience in disciplinary repository development, digital
library collection development, strategic planning and digital project management, and
research data management services. My interests are the communication of scholarly
scientific works; disciplinary repositories; open access; the copy- and author rights
that enable sharing of research results; and the metrics for evaluating scholarly



Open Access Status of Nano ELSI Research: Determining Availability of a Core Collection of Research for a Disciplinary Repository (with Jessica Adamick), Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (2015)

INTRODUCTION The development and maintenance of a disciplinary repository is a high cost, long-term project;...



Data Management Training for Graduate Students at a Large Research University (with Jessica Adamick and Matt Sheridan), Journal of eScience Librarianship (2012)

This article describes UMass Amherst Libraries data management workshops and online resources developed for graduate...



Forging New Service Paths: Institutional Approaches to Providing Research Data Management Services (with Regina Raboin and Dorothea Salo), Journal of eScience Librarianship (2012)

Objective: This paper describes three different institutional experiences in developing research data management programs and...



Supporting Virtual Communities Through Disciplinary Repository Development (with Jessica Adamick), Library Hi Tech (2012)

Purpose – This article aims to discuss the implementation of social networking tools onto existing...



Tiers of Research Data Support Services (with Jessica Adamick and Stephen McGinty), Journal of E-Science Librarianship (2012)

Objective: To describe three tiers of research data support services that emerged from national environmental...



Partnering With Purpose: Developing a novel tutorial on research data management with the Quantitative Methods Core [poster] (with Martha Meacham, Sally Gore, Dane Netherton, and Elizabeth Orvek), Medical Library Association (2015)

Objective: This poster describes the collaborative development of a novel tutorial on preparing Analysis-Ready Data...



Expanding Research Intelligence Expertise: Library Collaboration with a Faculty Department to Assess Research Performance [poster] (with Edwin Boudreaux), ACRL New England Annual Conference (2015)

Academic libraries are expanding their service roles in all aspects of the research enterprise at...



A Comparison of Student and Faculty Attitudes on the Management and Sharing of Research Data at UMMS [poster] (with Lisa A. Palmer, Nancy E. Harger, Sally A. Gore, and Donna Kafel), University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium (2015)

Objective: This poster presents a comparison of student and faculty responses to surveys on data...



Are Medical Students Comfortable Managing Research Data?, NEGEA (2014)

Objectives: The Lamar Soutter Library at the University of Massachusetts Medical School seeks to evaluate...

Scanning the Data Environment at the University of Massachusetts Medical School [poster] (with Sally A. Gore, Lisa A. Palmer, Andrew T. Creamer, Donna Kafel, Len L. Levin, and Elaine R. Martin), University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium (2014)


Environmental scanning constitutes a primary mode of organizational learning” (Choo 1999). In a step...




A Review of Responses to the OSTP Memo, or, A Journey Through the Land of Acronyms (with Margaret E. Henderson), University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium (2015)

A supplementary slide presentation prepared for the 2015 e-Science Symposium by Margaret Henderson, Director of...



ARL SPEC Kit 338: Library Management of Disciplinary Repositories (with Jessica Adamick and Rachel Lewellen) (2013)

This SPEC Kit examines the ways in which research libraries are involved in the administration...



Subject Repository Rankings Overview (with Jessica Adamick) (2012)

Data about subject repository size, governance, age, coverage, etc., was collected in late fall 2009...



Open Educational Resources, Open Access Week (2009)
Using Open Educational Resources in the Classroom (with Jeff Kappen, Michael Levine, and Steven Folsom), Open Access Week (2009)

W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Room 2601 What are Open Educational Resources and what is their...