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Curriculum Vitae

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ORCID: 0000-0003-3497-8042 (http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3497-8042)

Education

Bryn Mawr College (Bryn Mawr, PA). B.A. Magna cum laude. Medieval Studies. 1992.

Simmons College (Boston, MA). M.A. Children’s Literature. 1996.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. M.S. Library and Information Science. 2002.

Academic Positions

Associate Dean for Digital Strategies and Faculty Affairs and Librarian Professor. University of Miami Libraries. Jan. 2015-

Co-coordinator, Scholarly Commons and Associate Professor of Library Administration. University Library. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Oct. 2009- Jan. 2015.

Coordinator, Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship (IDEALS) and Associate Professor of Library Administration. University Library. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Apr. 2005 – Jan. 2015.

Coordinator, Institute of Museum and Library Services Digital Collections and Content Project and Visiting Assistant Professor of Library Administration. University Library. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dec. 2002-Apr. 2005.

Coordinator, Mellon Project to Implement a Scholarly Information Portal Using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting and Visiting Assistant Professor of Library Administration. University Library. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Aug.–Oct. 2002.

Other Professional Experience

Project Manager. Third Barton Transition from Geac’s ADVANCE Library Management System to Ex Libris’ ALEPH 500 System. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dec. 2000–Jul. 2001.

Processing Supervisor. Dewey Library for Management and Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mar. 1996–Nov. 2000.

Honors, Recognitions, and Outstanding Achievements

Finalist (as part of the DMPTool Steering Committee) for Digital Preservation Award for Outstanding Contribution to Research and Innovation in Digital Preservation in the Last 2 Years for the Data Management Planning Toolkit (DMPTool and DMPOnline). 2012.

Leadership Award. Library School Alumni Association. Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 2011.

Fellow, Frye Leadership Institute. Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. 2008.

Invited Presentations

“What Can We Do For You? The Past and Future of Institutional Repositories” Opening keynote for the Texas Conference on Institutional Repositories. Dallas, TX. June 2, 2017.

“Lessons Learned and Looking Forward” Closing talk for the NISO Virtual Conference: Ensuring Your IR is Populated, Useful, and Thriving. February 15, 2017.

“Data Management Services” CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Seminar, Bryn Mawr College. Bryn Mawr, PA. August 4, 2014.

“Theses and Dissertations and ORCIDs” ORCID Outreach Meeting. Chicago, Ill. May 21, 2014.

“Author’s Rights: Securing Future Uses of Your Work.” Copyright Day. University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Kenosha, WI. April 16, 2014. http://www.slideshare.net/sshreeves/author-rights-33575535

“International developments in open access: An overview of trends at the national, funder, and institutional levels.” Panel on Open Access and Beyond. Special Libraries Association Arabian Gulf Chapter Annual Meeting. Doha, Qatar. March 25, 2014. http://www.slideshare.net/sshreeves/slaagc-2014

“Getting Started with Data Management Planning Services.” Closing session at the Digital Commons Great Lakes User Group Annual Meeting. Normal, Il. August 9, 2013.

“Data Management and Data Management Plans.” CLIR Postdoctoral Seminar. Bryn Mawr College. Bryn Mawr, PA. August 3, 2013.

“Changing Tide of Scholarship: Opportunities and Challenges with ETDs.” Closing keynote for the US Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association Annual Conference. Claremont, CA. July 26, 2013.

“Conversations before Converts: or how the library can engage our communities in changes to the Scholarly communications and help change the world.” Webinar for the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. March 1, 2013.

“What’s Coming Around the Corner (And What’s Already Here) for Scholarly Communications and How Libraries Can Help” Scholarly Communication Symposium. Marquette University. February 11, 2013.

“Conversations Before Converts, Or How the Library Can Engage Our Communities in Changes to Scholarly Communications And Help Change The World.” Southeastern NY Library Resources Council Webinar Series. January 30, 2013.

“Data Management and Data Management Plans.” CLIR Postdoctoral Seminar. Bryn Mawr College. Bryn Mawr, PA. August 2, 2012.

“Pay No Attention to the Repository Behind the Curtain.” Keynote address at IR Day. Illinois State University. Normal, IL. January 30, 2012.

“Pay No Attention to the Repository Behind the Curtain.” Keynote address at Key to Unlocking Scholarship: Institutional Repositories. University of Kentucky. Lexington, KY. November 11, 2011. http://uknowledge.uky.edu/conferences_irday/program_2011/program_2011/9/.

“The Big Picture & Researcher Needs” and “Role of Libraries and Needed Resources and Skills.” E-Science Research Workshop. With Paula Kaufman and Patricia Hswe. National Taiwan University. Taipei, Taiwan. May 14, 2011.

“Conversations before Converts: Engaging Researchers in Open Access Issues.” Penn State Library Faculty Forensic. State College, PA. April 29, 2011. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/27745.

“IDEALS and Sustainability.” Panel presentation at Solving the Repository Sustainability Problem. American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Conference. Boston, MA. January 16, 2010.

“IDEALS at the University Of Illinois: A Case Study of Integration Between an IR and Library Discovery Systems.” National Information Standards Organization (NISO) Webinar: From ILS to Repository and Back: Data Interoperability. January 13, 2010.

“Student Research on the University, in the Archives, and in the IR.” An Age of Discovery: Distinctive Collections in the Digital Age – ARL-CNI Fall Forum. Washington, D.C. October 16, 2009.

“Saying What We Do – Doing What We Say: Preservation Issues (Metadata And Otherwise) In Institutional Repositories.” Intellectual Access to Preservation Metadata Interest Group. ALA Annual Conference. Chicago, IL. July 12, 2009. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/13336

“BibApp: A Campus Research Gateway and Expert Finder.” Metadata Working Group. Cornell University. Ithaca, NY. March 20, 2009.“Thoughts on Shareable Metadata, MODS, and RDA.” American Library Association Midwinter 2007. Seattle, WA. Jan. 20, 2006. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/204.

“Metadata for You and Me: Moving Towards More Shareable Metadata.” Web-Wise 2006. Los Angeles, CA. Feb. 16, 2006. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/143.

“Interoperability, OAI, and Shareable Metadata.” Building Successful Collaborative Digitization Projects: A Statewide Digitization Project Planners Conference. Dublin, OH. Oct. 20, 2005.

“Integrating Access for Information Discovery and More.” Meeting of the National Library and Museum Services Board. Washington, D.C. Feb. 16, 2005.

“The Basics of OAI: An Introduction to the Protocol for Metadata Harvesting.” Technology for the Rest of Us: What Every Librarian Should Understand about the Technologies that Affect Us. Columbus, OH. May 27, 2004. http://hdl.handle.net/1811/5932.

“Integrating Resources for Information Access.” Digital Resources for Cultural Heritage: Current Status, Future Needs. A Strategic Assessment Workshop. Washington, D.C. Aug. 25, 2003.

“Green Flags and Yellow Flags: Opportunities and Challenges of Implementing OAI Services.” Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians. Terre Haute, IN. May 15,  2003.

Offices in Professional Societies

Vice Chair. Open Repositories Steering Committee. (Elected by the Open Repositories Steering Committee). 2017-2019.

Co-Program Chair. Open Repositories 2016 (Selected by the Open Repositories Steering Committee). 2016.

Co-Program Chair. Open Repositories 2013. (Selected by the Open Repositories Steering Committee). 2013.

Member, Council of Library and Information Resources / Digital Library Federation Advisory Sub-Committee (Elected by Membership and selected by CLIR Board). 2012-2017.

Editorships and Editorial Boards

Editorial Board. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication. BePress. 2011 –

Issue editor with Melissa H. Cragin. 2008. Library Trends 57 no. 2. Special issue on institutional repositories.

Editorial Board. Journal of Library Metadata. Haworth Press. 2007 -2012.

Guest editor with Timothy W. Cole. 2004. Library Hi Tech 22 no.3. Special issue on IMLS National Leadership Grant Program.

Grants Received

Principal Investigator Patricia Cruse. Co-principal Investigators Andrew Sallans and Sarah L. Shreeves. Data Management Planning Tool 2: Responding to the Community. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. 2013. $591,611.

Principal Investigator Sarah L. Shreeves. Connecting to Collections: Continuing Conservation Exchanges. Texas State Library and Archives Commission. 2012-2013. $39,251.

Co-principal Investigators Merinda Hensley and Sarah L. Shreeves. Completing the research cycle: The role of libraries in the publication and dissemination of undergraduate student research. University Library Research and Publications Committee. 2012. $2985.00.

Principal Investigator Carole L. Palmer. Co-Principal Investigators Timothy W. Cole, Miles Efron, Thomas Habing, and Sarah L. Shreeves. Advancing the IMLS DCC to Promote our Collective Cultural Heritage. Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2010-2012. $349,469.

Principal Investigator Lisa Hinchliffe. Copyright Education and Consultation Program. Illinois State Library. Co-Principal Investigator Sarah L. Shreeves. 2010-2011. $173,741.

Principal Investigator Mary Mallory. Co-principal investigator Sarah L. Shreeves. Local Expert Participation in National Processes and Policy Development. University Library Research and Publications Committee. 2008. $2133.76.

Principal Investigator Scott Brandt. Co-Principal Investigators Jake Carlson, Melissa Cragin, Bryan Heidorn, Carole L. Palmer, Sarah L. Shreeves, and Michael Witt. Investigating Data Curation Profiles Across Research Domains. Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2007-2010. $421,068.

Principal Investigator Carole L. Palmer. Co-Principal Investigators Timothy W. Cole, Allen Renear, Sarah L. Shreeves, and Michael B. Twidale. Next Generation Digital Federations: Adding Value through Collection Evaluation, Metadata Relations, and Strategic Scaling. Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2007-2010. $975,903.

Principal Investigator Sarah L. Shreeves. Co-Principal Investigators Timothy W. Cole and Jenn Riley. Metadata for You and Me: A Shareable Metadata Training Program. Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2006-2008. $91,561.

Review Panels

National Leadership Grant Review Panel. Institute of Museum and Library Services. 2015.

Preservation and Access Research and Development Grant Review Panel. National Endowment for the Humanities. 2011.

Museum and Library Collaboration National Leadership Grant Review Panel. Institute of Museum and Library Services. 2008.

Research and Demonstration National Leadership Grant Review Panel. Institute of Museum and Library Services. 2005 and 2006.

Adjunct Reader. EDUCAUSE Annual Conference. Emerging Technologies and Practices Track. 2005.

Publications

Braxton, Susan M.; Bethany Anderson, Margaret H. Burnette, Thomas G. Habing, William H. Mischo, Sarah L.  Shreeves, Sarah C. Williams, and Heidi J. Imker. 2017. Case Study – A participant agreement for minting DOIs for data not in a repository. In Curating Research Data: A Handbook of Current Practice, v. 2 edited by Lisa R. Johnston. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries: 219-222. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/95769

Hensley, Merinda, Sarah L. Shreeves, and Stephanie Davis-Kahl. 2015.  A Survey of Campus Coordinators of Undergraduate Research Programs. College and Research Libraries. 76(7):975-995. http://dx.doi.org/10.5860/crl.76.7.975

Shreeves, Sarah L. 2014. The role of repositories in the future of the journal. Chapter in in The Future of the Academic Journal 2nd edition edited by Bill Cope and Angus Phillips. Oxford, U.K.: Chandos Press: 299-315. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/49968

Hensley, Merinda, Sarah L. Shreeves, and Stephanie Davis-Kahl. 2014. A survey of library support for formal undergraduate research programs. College and Research Libraries 75(1):422-441. http://dx.doi.org/10.5860/crl.75.4.422

Shreeves, Sarah L. 2013. Supplemental Files in Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Implications for Policy and Practice [Poster Abstract]. International Digital Curation Conference 2013: Amsterdam, Netherlands, Jan. 14-17 2013http://www.dcc.ac.uk/sites/default/files/documents/idcc13posters/Poster179.pdf

Popp, Tracy, Sarah L. Shreeves, and Jared Lyle. 2013, Reformatting, Appraising and Selecting Content Extracted from Obsolete Removable Digital Media [Poster Abstract]. International Digital Curation Conference 2013: Amsterdam, Netherlands, Jan. 14-17 2013. http://www.dcc.ac.uk/sites/default/files/documents/idcc13posters/poster201.pdf

Shreeves, Sarah L. and Thomas H. Teper. 2012. Looking Backwards: Asserting Control Over Historic Dissertations. Guest Column in Scholarly Communication Column. CRL News: 532-535. http://crln.acrl.org/content/73/9/532.full.pdf+html

Shreeves, Sarah L. 2012. In Memoriam: JQ Johnson. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication 1(2):eP1058. http://dx.doi.org/10.7710/2162-3309.1058

Shreeves, Sarah L. 2009. IDEALS: Making the shift to a service focus at the University of Illinois. Chapter in Starting and Managing an Institutional Repository edited by Jonathan Nabe. New York, NY: Neal-Schumann Publishers: 129-136. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/14099

Shreeves, Sarah L. 2009. ‘Cannot predict now’: The role of repositories in the future of the journal. Chapter in The Future of the Journal in the Digital Age edited by Bill Cope and Angus Phillips. Oxford, U.K.: Chandos Press: 197-211. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/9616

Chapman, John, David Reynolds, and Sarah L. Shreeves. 2009. Repository metadata: approaches and challenges. Cataloging and Classification Quarterly 47, no.3/4: 309-325. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/13968

Renear, Allen, Karen M. Wickett, Richard J. Urban, David Dubin, and Sarah L. Shreeves. 2008. Collection/Item Metadata Relationships. In DC-2008, Proceedings of the International DCMI Metadata Conference and Workshop, Berlin, Germany. [Germany]: DCMI: 80-89.

Shreeves, Sarah L. and Melissa H. Cragin. 2008. Introduction: Institutional Repositories: Current State and Future. Library Trends 57, no. 2: 89-97. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/10679

Riley, Jenn, John Chapman, Sarah L. Shreeves, Laura Akerman, and William Landis. 2008. Promoting shareability: Metadata activities of the DLF Aquifer initiative. Journal of Library Metadata 8, no. 3: 221-247.

Larson, Eric, Matthew Cordial, Timothy G. Donohue, Dorothea Solo, Sarah L. Shreeves, and Nate Vack. 2008. Introducing BibApp 1.0 [Poster Abstract].  Open Repositories 2008 : Southampton, U.K., April 1-3 2008http://pubs.or08.ecs.soton.ac.uk/55/

Shreeves, Sarah L., Jenn Riley, and Kat Hagedorn (eds). 2007. Best Practices for OAI Data Provider Implementations and Shareable Metadata. Washington, D.C.: Digital Library Federation.

Shreeves, Sarah L., Stephanie Hartman, and Elke Piontek-Ma. 2006. Long live the team! Factors in the longevity and success of a semi-autonomous work team. Chap. 5 in Teams in Library Technical Services edited by Rosann V. Bazirjian and Rebecca Mugridge. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press: 87-106. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/50023

Shreeves, Sarah L., Jenn Riley, and Liz Milewicz. 2006. Moving towards shareable metadata. First Monday 11, no. 8. http://www.firstmonday.org/issues/issue11_8/shreeves/index.html

Shreeves, Sarah L. 2005. The basics of the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting. Chap. 8 in Technology for the Rest of Us: A Primer on Computer Technologies for the Low-Tech Librarian edited by Nancy Courtney. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited: 85-107.

Shreeves, Sarah L., Thomas G. Habing, Kat Hagedorn, and Jeffery Young. 2005. Current developments and future trends for the OAI Protocol for Metadata Harvesting. Library Trends 53, no. 4: 576-589.http://hdl.handle.net/2142/1754

Foulonneau, Muriel, Timothy W. Cole, Thomas G. Habing, and Sarah L. Shreeves. 2005. Using collection descriptions to enhance an aggregation of harvested item-level metadata. In Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries : DenverCOUSAJune 7-11, 2005. New York, NY: Association of Computing Machinery: 32-41.

Shreeves, Sarah L., Ellen M. Knutson, Besiki Stvilia, Carole L. Palmer, Michael B. Twidale, and Timothy W. Cole. 2005. Is ‘quality’ metadata ‘shareable’ metadata? The implications of local metadata practice on federated collections. In Proceedings of the Twelfth National Conference of the Association of College and Research Libraries, April 7-10 2005, Minneapolis, MN edited by Hugh A. Thompson. Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries: 223-237. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/145

Cole, Timothy W. and Sarah L. Shreeves. 2004. Lessons learned from the Illinois OAI Metadata Harvesting Project. Chap. 11 in Metadata in Practice edited by Diane I. Hillmann and Elaine L. Westbrooks. Chicago, IL: ALA Editions: 174-190.

Shreeves, Sarah L. and Christine M. Kirkham. 2004. Experiences of educators using a portal of aggregated metadata. Journal of Digital Information 5, no. 3. http://jodi.ecs.soton.ac.uk/Articles/v05/i03/Shreeves/

Cole, Timothy W. and Sarah L. Shreeves. 2004. Search and discovery across collections: The IMLS Digital Collections and Content Project. Library Hi Tech 22, no. 3: 307-322. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/121

Cole, Timothy W. and Sarah L. Shreeves. 2004. The IMLS NLG program: Fostering collaboration. Library Hi Tech 22, no. 3: 246-248.

Stvilia, Besiki, Les Gasser, Michael Twidale, Sarah L. Shreeves, and Timothy W. Cole. 2004. Metadata quality for federated collections. In Proceedings of ICIQ04 – 9th International Conference on Information Quality, Cambridge, MA edited by Shobha Chengalur-Smith, Louiqa Raschid, Jennifer Long, and Craig Seko. Cambridge, MA: International Conference on Information Quality, Inc: 111-125.

Shreeves, Sarah L. 2004. At the Event: JISC Terminology Services Workshop. Ariadne. 39. http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue39/terminologies-rpt/

Shreeves, Sarah L. 2004. IMLS Digital Collections and Content. Collection Description Focus News Bulletin.http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/cd-focus/newsletters/news200404.html

Shreeves, Sarah L., Joanne Kaczmarek, and Timothy W. Cole. 2003. Harvesting cultural heritage metadata using the OAI protocol. Library Hi-Tech 21, no. 2: 159-169.

Shreeves, Sarah L., Christine M. Kirkham, Joanne Kaczmarek, and Timothy W. Cole. 2003. Utility of an OAI service provider search portal. In Proceedings: Joint Conference on Digital Libraries : May 27-31, 2003, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA edited by Catherine C. Marshall, Geneva Henry, and Lois M.L. Delcambre. Los Alamitos, Calif.: IEEE Computer Society: 306-308. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/144

Shreeves, Sarah L. and Timothy W. Cole. 2003. Developing a Collection Registry for IMLS NLG Digital Collections [Poster Abstract]. In DC-2003, proceedings of the international DCMI metadata conference and workshop, September 28-October 2, 2003SeattleWashington. [United States]:DCMI: 241-242. http://www.siderean.com/dc2003/705_Poster43.pdf

Cole, Timothy W., Joanne Kaczmarek, Paul F. Marty, Christopher J. Prom, Beth Sandore, and Sarah L. Shreeves. 2002. Now that we’ve found the ‘hidden web’ what can we do with it? The Illinois Open Archives Initiative Metadata Harvesting experience. In Museums and the Web 2002: selected papers from an international conference edited by David Bearman and Jennifer Trant. Pittsburgh, PA: Archives & Museum Informatics: 63-72. http://www.archimuse.com/mw2002/papers/cole/cole.html

Standards and Best Practices

Dublin Core Metadata Initiative. Collection Description Application Profile Task Group. 2007. Dublin Core Collections Application Profilehttp://dublincore.org/groups/collections/collection-application-profile/ (1 Aug 2007)

Digital Library Federation. Aquifer Metadata Working Group. 2006. Digital Library Federation/Aquifer Implementation Guidelines for Shareable MODS Records.http://www.diglib.org/aquifer/dlfmodsimplementationguidelines_finalnov2006.pdf (1 Aug 2007)

Current Memberships in Scholarly and Professional Associations

  • American Library Association. Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). 2001-
  • Beta Phi Mu. Alpha Chapter. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 2003-
  • Force11. 2017-

Current National and Regional Service

  • ECAR. Data Curation Working Group. 2017.
  • Force11. Scholarly Communication Institute Program Committee. 2017-
  • Open Repositories. Steering Committee. Vice-Chair (2017-2019). 2010-

Past National Service

  • American Library Association. Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). Scholarly Communications Road Show.  Presenter and Workshop Developer. 2009-2012.
  • American Library Association. Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS). Scholarly Communication Interest Group. Vice-Chair. 2010-2011. Chair 2011-2012.
  • Association of Research Libraries. SHARE Working Group. 2015-2016.
  • Association of Research Libraries. SHARE Repository Working Group. 2013-2014.
  • Association of Research Libraries. Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce. Mentor. 2013.
  • Association of Research Libraries and ACRL Institute on Scholarly Communication. Faculty Member. 2008-2012.
  • Committee on Institutional Cooperation. Digital Library Initiative Oversight Committee. Member. 2006-2010.
  • Committee on Institutional Cooperation. Data Storage Services Taskforce. 2013-2014.
  • Digital Library Federation. Aquifer Metadata Working Group. Member. 2006-2009. Chair. 2005-2006.
  • Digital Library Federation. Aquifer Implementation Group. Member. 2005-2006.
  • Digital Library Federation. Program Committee. Member. 2005-2006, 2009-2011.
  • Digital Library Federation. Project Managers Group. Co-chair. 2009-2011.
  • Digital Library Federation and National Science Digital Library. Open Archives Initiative Best Practices Working Group. Chair. 2004-2006.
  • Digital Library Federation. Technical Advisory Committee to the IMLS 2004 National Leadership Grant project, “The Distributed Library: OAI for Digital Library Aggregation.” Member. 2004-2006.
  • DMP Tool. Steering Committee. Member. 2011-2014
  • DSpace Federation. Program Committee for DSpace User Group Meeting at Open Repositories. Member. 2010.
  • Dublin Core Metadata Initiative. Collection Description Application Profile Task Force. Co-Chair. 2006 -2010
  • Dublin Core Metadata Initiative. Advisory Board. Member. 2006 -2010
  • Dublin Core Metadata Initiative. Collection Description Working Group. Member. 2002-2006.
  • DuraSpace. DSpace Community Advisory Team. Member. 2008-2014.
  • DuraSpace. DSpace Technology Planning Group. Member. 2014.
  • Illinois State Library. Permanent Public Access Advisory Committee. Member. 2007-2009.
  • Illinois State Library. Find It Illinois Advisory Committee. Member. 2007.
  • Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR). Advisory Board for IMLS funded project to develop partnerships between institutional repositories and ICPSR for archiving social science data. Member. 2010-2012.
  • Metadata Object Description Standard (MODS) / Metadata Authority Description Standard (MADS) Editorial Committee. Library of Congress. Member. 2008-2010.
  • NISO Metasearch Initiative. Task Group 2: Collection Description. Member. 2004-2005.
  • Sheet Music Consortium Advisory Committee. Member. 2007 – 2009

Current University/Library Service

  • Univ. of Miami Libraries. Rank and Review Committee. Member. 2016-
  • Univ. of Miami Libraries. Digital Infrastructure and Services Team. 2015- (Chair 2015-2017)

Past University/Library Service

  • Univ. of Miami. Digital Humanities Task Force. 2015-2016. Chair 2016.
  • UIUC Library. Digital Repository Management Team. 2014
  • UIUC University Senate Conference. Committee on Open Access Policy. 2013-2014.
  • UIUC Library. E-Research Implementation Team. 2013-2014.
  • UIUC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. Research Profile Software Evaluation Task Force. 2013-2014.
  • UIUC Library. Open Access Scenarios Task Force. 2013-2014. Chair.
  • UIUC Library. E-Research Task Force. 2012-2013.
  • UIUC Library. Promotion and Tenure Committee. 2012.
  • UIUC Library. Content, Policy, and Access Team (CAPT). 2011-2014.
  • UIUC Library. Digital Repository Advisory Committee. 2011-2014. Chair 2011-2012.
  • UIUC Data Stewardship Initiative Committee. 2010-2013
  • UIUC Research Technology Facilitator Steering Committee. 2010-2011.
  • UIUC Library. Executive Committee2009-2013. Secretary 2012-2013.
  • UIUC Library. Scholarly Communications Committee. 2008-2014. Chair 2010-2014.
  • UIUC Library. Data Services Committee. 2008-2014. Co-Chair 2008-2009.
  • UIUC Illinois Informatics Institute. Faculty Advisory Committee. 2008-2009.
  • UIUC Library. ATLAS/Library Collaboration Task Force. 2008.
  • UIUC Library. Digital Content Lifecycle Task Force. 2008.
  • UIUC Library. Scholarly Commons Leadership Team. 2008.
  • UIUC Ethnography of the University Initiative. Advisory Committee. 2007-2014.
  • UIUC Library. Collection Development Committee. 2007-2014.
  • UIUC Library. Digital Object Management Task Force. 2007.
  • UIUC Library. IDEALS Digital Preservation Working Group. 2006-2009.
  • UIUC Library. Large Scale Digitization Working Group. 2006-2009.
  • UIUC Library. Digital Preservation Management Task Force. 2006-2007.
  • UIUC CITES. Information Technology Advisory Board. 2006-2007.
  • UIUC Information Technology Strategic Planning. Research Issues Working Group. 2006-2007.
  • UIUC Library. Integrative Research Services Task Force. 2006-2007.
  • UIUC Graduate School of Library and Information Science and University Library. Metadata Roundtable. 2005-2009. Co-Sponsor with Carole L. Palmer.
  • UIUC Library. Institutional Repository Working Group. 2005-2006.
  • UIUC Library. Mass Storage Task Force. 2005.

Presentations, Posters, Papers, and Workshops

“Supplemental Files for ETDs: Diversity, Documentation, and Data” Panel Discussion on “Current Issues and Approaches to Curating Student Research Data”. Research Data Access and Preservation. Minneapolis, MN. April 23, 2015.

“Collective Strengths: Institutional Repositories & Communities of Practice” Panel Participant with Sarah Beaubien, Stephanie Davis-Kahl, and Patricia Hswe. Association of College and Research Libraries Conference. Portland, OR. March 28, 2015.

“Introducing the New and Improved DMPTool” Poster at Open Repositories 2014. Helsinki, Finland, June 10, 2014.

“Theses and Dissertations and ORCIDs: A report from Texas A&M (via Illinois)” Presentation at Panel titled “ORCIDs in the Wild” Open Repositories 2014. Helsinki, Finland. June 10, 2014

“Perceptions of Library Support for Undergraduate Research Programs” CNI Membership Meeting. St Louis, MO. March 31st, 2014.

“Data Management Planning: Get up to date with DMPTool and DMPonline” With Sarah Jones and Sherry Lake. Workshop, International Digital Curation Conference. San Francisco, CA. February 24th, 2014.

“DMPTool (US and beyond).” In the Data Management Planning: what’s happened, what’s happening and what’s coming next? Workshop. International Digital Curation Conference. Amsterdam, Netherlands. January 14, 2013.

“The DMPTool: Guidance and Resources for Your Data Management Plan.” EDUCAUSE Online. Denver, CO. November 7, 2012.

“Systems View of Scholarly Communications”, “Copyright”, and “Engaging Users / Building a Program”. With Stephanie Davis-Kahl. ACRL Scholarly Communications 101 Workshop. Albuquerque, NM. August 15, 2012.

“DMP Tool: Guidance and Resources for Your Data Management Plan.” Special Libraries Association Annual 2012 Conference. July 16, 2012.

“Systems View of Scholarly Communications”, “Economics” and “Openness.” With Molly Keener. ACRL Scholarly Communications 101 Workshop. Pueblo, CO. May 9, 2012.

“DMP Tool: Guidance and Resources for your Data Management Plan” Poster presented at ASIS&T Research Data Access and Preservation Summit with Andrew Sallans. New Orleans, LA. March 22, 2012.

“Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement.” With Molly Keener. Full day workshop at ALA Midwinter. Dallas, TX. January 20, 2012.

“Data Management Planning Workshop.” With Martin Donnelly, Sarah Jones, Sherry Lake, Bill Michener, and Adrian Richardson. International Digital Curation Conference. Bristol, England. December 5, 2011.

“The Role of the Institutional Repository in the University” and “Introduction to DSpace.” With Merinda Hensley and Barbara Ford. Carnegie funded Workshop at the University of Ghana. Accra, Ghana. July 19-22, 2011.

“Systems View of Scholarly Communications”, “Openness: Contribute, Access, and Use” and “Engaging Faculty Around New Models.” With Molly Keener. ACRL Scholarly Communications 101 Workshop. Minneapolis, MN. May 4, 2011.

“Copyright” and “Engaging Faculty Around New Models.” With Molly Kleinman. ACRL Scholarly Communications 101 Workshop. Honolulu, HI. April 25, 2011.

“Completing the research cycle: The role of libraries in the publication and dissemination of undergraduate student research.” With Stephanie Davis-Kahl and Merinda Hensley. Association of College and Research Libraries Conference. Philadelphia, PA. March 31, 2011. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/27744

“Key international developments in digital libraries since 2007.” Digital Libraries for the Maghreb. Washington, D.C. January 24, 2011.

“Working with Supplementary Materials – data, software, scripts – to Dissertations and Theses.” E-Research Roundtable. Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Champaign, IL. November 17, 2010.

“BibApp 1.0 and Beyond: Developing a Piece of the Scholarly Communication Toolkit.” With Bill Ingram. 5th International Conference on Open Repositories. Madrid, Spain. July 6, 2010.

“Establishing an ETD Program at Illinois: An IDEALS Solution.” With Mark Zulauf. 13th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations. Austin, TX. June 17, 2010.

“Introduction to the Scholarly Communication System”, “Openness: Contribute, Access, Use” and “Engaging Faculty Around New Models.” With Kevin Smith. ACRL Scholarly Communications 101 Workshop. Manhattan, KS. June 4, 2010.

“Introduction to the Scholarly Communication System”, “Openness: Contribute, Access, Use” and “Engaging Faculty Around New Models.” With Joy Kirchner. ACRL Scholarly Communications 101 Workshop. Lubbock, TX. April 29, 2010.

“BibApp: Find and Promote Experts on Campus.” Educause Midwest Regional Conference 2010. Chicago, IL. March 17, 2010.

“Digital Repositories Uncovered.” With Jessica Colati. WebWise 2010 Pre-Conference Workshop. Denver, CO. March 3, 2010. http://www.ideals.illinois.edu/handle/2142/15082

“New Roles: Repository Manager.” Panel presentation on new roles in academic libraries for ARL Diversity Scholars. Boston, MA. January 15, 2010

“Openness: Contribute, Access, Use” and “Engaging with Faculty and researchers.” With Terri Fishel. ACRL Scholarly Communications 101 Workshop. Denver, CO. August 7, 2009.

“Systems View of Scholarly Communications” and “Openness: Contribute, Access, Use.” With Kevin Smith. ACRL Scholarly Communications 101 Workshop. Baton Rouge, LA. June 17, 2009.

“Student Research on the University and in the Institutional Repository.” Digital Library Federation Spring Forum. Raleigh, NC. May 5, 2009. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/13054

“Openness: Contribute, Access, Use.” Scholarly Communications 101 Workshop. Association of College and Research Libraries Conference. Seattle, WA. March 14, 2009.

“BibApp: A Campus Research Gateway and Expert Finder.” CyberZed Shed. Association of College and Research Libraries Conference. Seattle, WA. March 13, 2009.

“Digital Preservation Perspectives on Digital Humanities”. Panel on Library’s Role in Supporting the Cyberinfrastructure for Humanities Research. New Directions in Digital Humanities Scholarship. Champaign, IL. February 27, 2009.

“Institutional Repositories.” Association of College and Research Libraries and Association of Research Libraries Institute on Scholarly Communication. Portland, OR. December 3, 2008.

“Metadata for You and Me: Current and Emerging Trends in Metadata and Content Sharing.” With Jenn Riley. Digital Library Federation Fall Forum. Providence, RI. November 13, 2008. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/9158

“Challenge for Institutional Repositories: Fostering an Open Access Community without a Mandate.” Panel Discussion on Knowledge Sharing and Management in Open Access e-Resources & Communities. American Society for Information Science and Technology Annual Conference. Columbus, OH. October 29, 2008.

“Open Access: Overview and Current Trends.” Illinois Library Association. Chicago, IL. September 24, 2008.

“Metadata for You and Me: A Training Program for Shareable Metadata” With Jenn Riley. Workshop held 12 times 2007-2008 in ten locations around the country.

“BibApp: Information Architected” With Eric Larson. Digital Library Federation Spring Forum. Minneapolis, MN. April 30, 2008.

“An Incomplete Introduction to Dublin Core.” CARLI Forum: You are Not Alone – Digital Projects in Illinois. Chicago, IL. July 25, 2008.

“The Institutional Repository as Core Infrastructure.” CARLI Workshop: The Nuts and Bolts of Institutional Repositories. Chicago, IL. April 11, 2008.

“Small Science: First Impression of Curation Needs.” Digital Library Federation Fall Forum. Philadelphia, PA. November 7, 2007.

“Standards (or lack thereof) in Institutional Repositories.” Digital Library Federation Fall Forum. Philadelphia, PA. November 6, 2007.

“The Future of Institutional Repositories.” Panel discussion. American Society for Information Science and Technology Annual Conference. Milwaukee, WI. October 21, 2007.

“The Dynamics of Sharing: An Introduction to Shareable Metadata and Interoperability.” Panel on the Dynamics of Sharing: An Introduction to Shareable Metadata and Interoperability. Annual Conference of the Society for American Archivists. Chicago, Il. August 31, 2007. <http://hdl.handle.net/2142/2263> (9 Sep 2007)

“Creating rich shareable metadata: The DLF Aquifer MODS Implementation Guidelines.” Using Metadata Standards in Digital Libraries: implementing METS, MODS, PREMIS and MIX. Sponsored by the LITA Standards Interest Group. ALA Annual Conference. Washington, D.C. June 25, 2007. <http://hdl.handle.net/2142/1126> (2 Aug 2007)

“Search Interoperability. OAI Protocol, and Shareable Metadata: An Introduction to the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting.” Day-long workshop for Western New York Library Resources Council. Buffalo, NY. March 19, 2007.

“Search Interoperability. OAI Protocol, and Shareable Metadata: An Introduction to the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting.” Pre-Conference Workshop on Sharing Images and Data: Making Access to Collections Easier and Better. Web-Wise 2007. Washington, D.C. Feb. 28, 2007.

“Search Interoperability, OAI, and Shareable Metadata: An Introduction to the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting.” Day-long workshop for METRO Library Consortium. New York City, NY. December 8, 2006. <http://hdl.handle.net/2142/175> (1 Aug 2007)

“Building Good Digital Collections” and “Making Scholarship Accessible: Building a Digital Repository”. Workshop on Building Digital Collections. Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. July 20, 2006.

“Metadata for You and Me: Interoperability, OAI, and Shareable Metadata.” NELINET Workshop: Open Archives Initiative (OAI): Purpose, Practice, and Promise.  Southborough, MA.  Jun. 7, 2006.

“Metadata for You and Me: Moving Towards Shareable Metadata.” With Jenn Riley. Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians Annual Conference. Bloomington, IL. May 11, 2006.

“Sharing Resources by Collection: OAI Sets and Set Descriptions.” With Muriel Foulonneau and Caroline Arms. Digital Library Federation Spring Forum. Austin, TX. April 10, 2006. <http://hdl.handle.net/2142/77>. (1 Aug 2007)

“Creating Shareable Metadata.” Web-Wise 2006 Pre-Conference. With Jenn Riley and Liz Milewicz. Los Angeles, CA. Feb. 15, 2006.

“Activities of the Aquifer Metadata Working Group.” Panel on the Aquifer Initiative. Digital Library Federation Fall Forum. Charlottesville, VA. Nov. 8, 2005.

“Best Practices for OAI Data Provider Implementations and Shareable Metadata.” Panel on the Distributed Library: OAI for Digital Library Aggregation. Digital Library Federation Fall Forum. Charlottesville, VA. Nov. 8, 2005.

“Shareable Metadata.” Open Archives Initiative: Implementation and Best Practices Training. Digital Library Federation Fall Forum. Charlottesville, VA. Nov. 10, 2005.

“Collaborative Metadata Aggregations: The Road to Shareable Metadata.” Panel. Digital Library Federation Fall Forum. Charlottesville, VA. Nov. 8, 2005. Moderator.

“Search Interoperability, OAI, and Metadata.” Basics and Beyond Digitization Training. Illinois Digitization Institute. Urbana, IL. Apr. 18, 2005.

“Best Practices for OAI: A Status Report.” Digital Library Federation Spring Forum. San Diego, CA. Apr. 14, 2005.

“Integrating Access to Digital Content, or, OAI is Easy, Metadata is Hard.” Visual Resources Association 23rd Annual Conference. Miami Beach, FL. Mar. 6, 2005.

“Search Interoperability, OAI, and Metadata.” Basics and Beyond Digitization Training. Illinois Digitization Institute. Urbana, IL. Mar. 1, 2005.

“Metadata Basics” Workshop for UIUC Cataloging Staff. Urbana, IL. Nov. 30 2004.

“Interoperability, OAI, and Metadata.” Basics and Beyond Digitization Training. Illinois Digitization Institute. Urbana, IL. Oct. 4 2004.

“Digitization Training and Metadata: The View from Two UIUC Projects.” Annual Meeting of the American Association of State and Local History. Saint Louis, MO. Sep. 30 2004.

“The Basics of OAI: An Introduction to the Protocol for Metadata Harvesting.” Basics and Beyond Digitization Training. Illinois Digitization Institute. Urbana, IL. Jul. 27 2004.

“The Basics of OAI: An Introduction to the Protocol for Metadata Harvesting.” Web-Wise 2004 Pre-Conference. Chicago, IL. Mar. 3 2004.

“Public Services at the MIT Libraries: A New Way of Working.” Living the Future 3 Conference. Tucson, AZ. Apr. 28 2000.

“Still in the Closet: Ideology in Young Adult Lesbian Fiction.” Modern Critical Approaches to Children’s Literature. Nashville, TN. Apr. 11 1997.

Independent study courses taught

Taught “Literature Review of Collection Policies for Data Repositories.” LIS 592. Fall 2011. Graduate School of Library and Information Science. UIUC.

Co-taught “Web Accessibility of the MANAKIN interface for DSpace”, LIS 592, Summer 2007. Graduate School of Library and Information Science. UIUC.

Co-taught “Analysis of the PREMIS Data Dictionary for Automatable Metadata Generation”, LIS 592, Spring 2006. Graduate School of Library and Information Science. UIUC.

Co-taught “Usability analysis of DSpace item submission process”, LIS 592, Spring 2006. Graduate School of Library and Information Science. UIUC.

Practicum supervision

Supervised practicum “Copyright Information, Instruction, and Consulting”, LIS 591 Spring 2014. Graduate School of Library and Information Science. UIUC.

Supervised practicum “Development of Instructional Materials on Book Contracts”, LIS 591 Summer 2012. Graduate School of Library and Information Science. UIUC.

Supervised practicum “Analysis of Metadata in IDEALS”, LIS 591 Summer 2009. Graduate School of Library and Information Science. UIUC.

Co-supervised practicum “Development of a Citation Parsing Tool for DSpace”, LIS 591, Fall 2007. Graduate School of Library and Information Science. UIUC.

Selected professional development workshops

ARL EScience Institute. Fall 2011.

Frye Leadership Institute. Emory University. Jun. 1-12 2008. (competitive application)

ACRL/ARL Institute on Scholarly Communication. Washington, D.C. Jul. 18-20 2007.

Digital Preservation Management Workshop. Cornell University. Oct. 31 – Nov. 4 2005. (competitive application)

Other Awards

Emerald Literati Highly Commended award for paper in Library Hi Tech, vol. 21. 2003.

Jane B. and Robert B. Downs Professional Promise Award. Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 2003.

Infinite Mile Individual Award for Communication and Collaboration, for exceptional contributions in inclusive leadership and collaboration. MIT Libraries. 2001.

Infinite Mile Team Award for Community, for exceptional efforts to enhance community. Third Barton Transition Team (co-chair). MIT Libraries. 2001.

Additional experience and skills

Consulting facilitator for several MIT Libraries departments and committees. Formal facilitation training provided through the MIT Performance, Consulting, and Training Program.