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About Kelly J. Thompson

I am a metadata analyst librarian at the University of Minnesota, where I provide metadata support for library collections, both digital and physical. My professional interests include data wrangling, thoughtful workflow automation using scripting and open source tools, open research/data/education advocacy, networked scholarly metadata, persistent identifiers such as ORCID and DOIs, metadata for open resources, and examining information access and privilege through critical/social justice lenses.

Positions

Present Metadata Analyst Librarian, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities ‐ Data Management and Access
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July 2013August 2016 Metadata Management and Cataloging Librarian, Iowa State University
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Research Interests

Metadata and cataloging, Scholarly communication, Metadata project management, Science, agriculture, and technology, Gender, sexuality, and family studies, and Metadata for theses and dissertations

Honors and Awards

  • 2017 Edward Swanson Memorial Best of LRTS Award


Articles (4)

Presentations and Posters (7)