Invited talks/panel participation
- “Managing Data, Sharing Data, and ScholarSphere” – presented on March 26, 2013, for panel at symposium, “Data Management in Biomedical Research: Informational Challenges and Practical Strategies,” Hershey, PA.
- “Empowering Researchers” – presented on January 26, 2013, for panel, “New Services in Research Libraries,” for Ninth Annual ARL Leadership Symposium, Seattle, WA.
- “Introduction to WordPress” – presented on August 15, 2012, for the Liberal Arts Scholarship and Technology Summit (LASTS) Digital Humanities Pre-conference, Penn State University Libraries.
- “Collaborating on Curation: the Start of a New Research Service” – presented on June 24, 2012, for panel, “Data Curation as a Form of Collaborative Research,” ALA Annual 2012, Anaheim, CA.
- “Tale of a Policy Tyro” - presented on April 3, 2012, for LIS590IP: Information Policy, online course taught by Chris D’Arpa and Caroline Nappo, at the Graduate School for Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
- “Data Curation in a Research Library: A Start-Up Story” – presented on March 16, 2012, for “Data Curation for Information Professionals,” Continuing Education course for Philadelphia Chapter of the Medical Library Association, Philadelphia, PA.
- “Digital Curation, Data Management, Digital Preservation, Sustainability: Are We Clear Yet?” – panel participant, on October 31, 2011, at the 2011 Digital Library Federation Forum, Baltimore, MD.
- “Research Data Management: A View from Penn State University” – presented on October 20, 2011, at EDUCAUSE 2011 for the panel Access to Data Tomorrow Means Good Data Management Today, Philadelphia, PA.
- “The ARL Guide to the NSF Data Sharing Policy: A Case Study” – presented on May 17, 2011, at National Taiwan University Library’s E-Science Research Workshop, Taipei, Taiwan.
- “Communication with Researchers, Or Bridge Building for Librarians and Researchers” – presented on May 17, 2011, at National Taiwan University Library’s E-Science Research Workshop, Taipei, Taiwan.
- “Digital Stewardship in the 21st-Century Library: The Penn State Experience” (with Michael Giarlo) – presented on January 7 at the 2011 ALA Midwinter Meeting, San Diego, CA.
- “Not Your Grandmother’s Librarian, or Archivist: Being a Digital Collections Curator at Penn State” – presented on September 30, 2010, for LIS581LE: Administration and Use of Archival Materials, Graduate School of Information and Library Science, UIUC.
- “Is There a Curator in the Library? Re-Thinking Stewardship for the 21st Century and Beyond” – presented on July 1 at the 2010 annual meeting of Technical Services and I-Tech staff at Penn State Libraries, University Park campus. (A version of this talk was given for new CLIR postdoctoral fellows on July 24, 2010, as part of their 10-day “boot camp” at Bryn Mawr College.)
Selected conference presentations and posters
- “Building a Community of Practice: The Curation Architecture Prototype Services (CAPS) Project” – poster co-authored with Michelle Belden, Kevin Clair, Daniel Coughlin, Michael Giarlo, and Linda Klimczyk, Open Repositories 2011.
- “Dude, Where’s My Data? Digital Curation Services and Data Management in Academic Libraries” – roundtable session, co-facilitated with Marisa Ramirez, ACRL 2011.
- “What Do They Need? Thoughts on Libraries, Use, Research Practices, and Services” – presented at the roundtable session, “Meeting in the Library: Academic Labor at the Interface,” Modern Language Convention 2011.
- “Responding to the Call to Curate: Digital Curation in Practice at Penn State” – presentation based on paper co-written with Michael J. Giarlo, Michael J. Furlough, and Mairéad Martin, International Digital Curation Conference 2010.
- “Observations on Scholarly Engagement with Special Collections and Archives” – lightning talk for 2010 Library Faculty Organization (LFO) Research Colloquium, Penn State University Libraries.
- “Who’s Who in Your Digital Collection? Developing a Tool for Name Disambiguation and Identity Resolution” – 2009 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science.
- “Finding Common Ground” – Seminar (co-presented with Kelly Miller, Gabrielle Dean, and Christa Williford), 50th Annual RBMS Preconference: Seas of Change: Navigating the Cultural and Institutional Contexts of Special Collections, 2009
- “Metadata Librarians Today: Roles and Competencies” – presentation co-authored with Myung-Ja Han, ALCTS Metadata Interest Group, 2009 ALA Annual Meeting.
- “Repository Interoperability: The Hub and Spoke Framework” – presentation co-authored with Robert Manaster, Tom Habing, William Ingram, and Myung-Ja Han, Spring 2009 Digital Library Federation Forum.
- “Extending an LIS Data Curation Curriculum to Include Humanities Data” – poster co-authored with Allen J. Renear, Lauren C. Teffeau, Molly Dolan, Carole L. Palmer, Melissa H. Cragin, and John Unsworth, DigCCurr 2009: Digital Curation Practice, Promise, and Prospects.
- “INFORM Risk Assessment Methodology Project: Designing a Tool for Collaboratively Assessing Data Format Risk” – poster co-authored with Jerome McDonough, Larry S. Jackson, Mamta Singh, and Guojun Zhou, 2009 Graduate School of Library and Information Science Research Showcase.