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



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...



Informatics and Standards for Nanomedicine Technology (with Dennis G. Thomas, Fred Klaessig, Stacy Harper, Martin Fritz, Mark D. Hoover, Sharon Gaheen, Todd H. Stokes, Elaine T. Freund, Juli D. Klemm, David S. Paik, and Nathan A. Baker), Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology (2011)

There are several issues to be addressed concerning the management and effective use of information...




Defining Data Services: A Case Study on Process at a Large Research University Library, Computers In Libraries (2012)

In response to federal mandates for research data management, this large public research library established...



Developing Meaningful Data Services at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries [poster] (with Maxine Schmidt, Jessica Adamick, MJ Canavan, and Steve McGinty), 2011 LITA National Forum (2011)

Environmental scanning exercises enable an institution to develop a clear understanding of complex issues before...

Building Virtual Communities Around Subject Repositories (with Jessica Adamick), Joint Conference on Digital Libraries: Workshop on Disciplinary Repositories (2011)

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has served as a testbed for virtual communities in




Research Data in Libraries (with Donna Kafel), Library Publications and Presentations (2011)

Researchers must now prepare plans for data management and curation for grant proposals. Librarians are...



Building as We Climb: The Data Working Group at the University of Massachusetts Amherst [poster] (with Jessica Adamick, MJ Canavan, Steven McGinty, Maxine Schmidt, and Robert Stevens), University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium (2011)

Objective: To describe the activities of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries’ Data Working Group...




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...