Betsy Gunia

Education 

  • Terminal degree (MLS, PhD)
    • M.S. in Library and Information Science (data curation concentration), University of Illinois 2010
    • M.S. in natural resources and environmental sciences, University of Nevada, 2005
  • Other degrees
    • B.S. Zoology and Biological Aspects of Conservation, University of Wisconsin, 2000

Selected Presentations

Selected Publications 

Fearon, David Jr., Betsy Gunia, Sherry Lake, Barbara E. Pralle, and Andrew L. Sallans. Research Data Management Services. SPEC Kit 334. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries, July 2013.

Reina Chano Murray

Education 

  • MS in Historic Preservation, University of Pennsylvania School of Design, 2014
  • BA in History, Peace & Conflict Studies (high honors), Swarthmore College, 2009
  • RMOTR – online bootcamp in Python (2017)

Professional memberships/activities 

  • Women Who Code, Women in GIS, URISA

Smiti Nathan

Education 

  • PhD in Anthropology (Archaeology), New York University, 2017
  • MPhil in Anthropology, New York University, 2014
  • MSc in GIS and Spatial Analysis in Archaeology, University College London, 2009
  • BA in Anthropology and Archaeology, The George Washington University, 2008

Selected Presentations

  • Roundtables
    • Starry, Z. Garrett, Smiti Nathan. (2019). Curating a Crowdsourced Digital Archaeology Toolkit. Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America. San Diego, USA.
  • Papers
    • Buffington, and Smiti Nathan. (2018). Transformative Trees: The Social and Ecological Impact of Woody Taxa in Prehistoric Southern Arabia. Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. Washington, D.C., USA.

Selected Publications 

  • Book Chapters
    • J. Harrower and Smiti Nathan. (2018). Ancient Water Management in Southern Arabia: Creativity, Resilience, and Sustainability in Yemen and Oman. In Water and Society from Ancient Times to the Present: Resilience, Decline, and Revival, edited by Federica Sulas and Innocent Pikirayi, 201–18. Abingdon, UK: Taylor & Francis/Routledge.
    • Smiti Nathan. (2018). Midnight at the Oasis: Past and Present Agricultural Activities in Oman. In The Archaeology of the Night: Life After Dark in the Ancient World, edited by Nancy Gonlin and April Nowell, 333–52. Boulder: University Press of Colorado.
  • Articles
    • Wiig, M. Harrower, A. Braun, Smiti Nathan, J. Lehner, K. Simon, J. Sturm, J. Trinder, S. Hensley, T. Clark, I. Dumitru. (2018). Mapping a Subsurface Water Channel with X-band and C-band Synthetic Aperture Radar at the Iron Age Archaeological site of ‘Update al-Bakrah (Safah), Oman. Geosciences. 8,9:
    • J. Sivitskis, M.J. Harrower, H. David-Cuny, I.A. Dumitru, Smiti Nathan, F. Wiig, D.R. Viete, K.W. Lewis, A.K. Taylor, E.N. Dollarhide, B. Zaitchik, S. Al-Jabri, K.J.T. Livi, A. Braun. (2018). Hyperspectral Satellite Imagery Detection of Ancient Raw Material Sources: Soft-stone Vessel Production at Aqir al-Shamoos (Oman). Archaeological Prospection. 25, 4: 363-374
  • Popular Works

Professional memberships/activities 

  • Society for American Archaeology, Society for Ethnobiology, Association for Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies, Middle East Studies Association, Society of Africanist Archaeologists

Mara Rojeski Blake

Education

MS in Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009
BA in Social Science and German (honors), University of Michigan, 2005

Selected Presentations

Blake, M. and Mika, K. (2018). “Planning a Community-Created Data Rescue Toolkit.” At the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) conference in Washington, DC.

Joque, J. and Blake, M. (2018). “Black European History and the Digital Humanities.” At the Defining Black European History conference in Washington, DC.

Blake, M., Herndon, J., Wrubel, L. and Hogenboom, K. (2018). “Beyond the Numbers: Building Collections of Non-Numeric Data.” At the International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST) conference in Montreal, CA.

Blake, M. and Boehm, R. (2018). “Data Rescue After the Smoke has Cleared.” At the International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST) conference in Montreal, CA.

Moore, J., Blake, M., Sedlins, M., and Kozlowski, W. (2018). “IASSIST/DCN Data Curation Workshop.” At the International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST) conference in Montreal, CA.

Blake, M. (2018). “Engaging with Data Rescue: Connecting to Efforts to Save Government Produced Data.” At the APSA Teaching and Learning Conference in Baltimore, MD.

Blake, M. and Mattke, R. (2017). “Building and evaluating the user experience of an Open Source Geoportal: the Big Ten Academic Alliance Geoportal.” At the Free and Open Source for Geospatial (FOSS4G) Conference in Boston, MA

Selected Publications

Johnston, L. R., Carlson, J. R, Hudson-Vitale, C., Imker, H., Kozlowski, W., Olendorf, R. K., Stewart, C., Blake, M., Herndon, J., and McGeary, T.M. (2018). Data Curation Network: A Cross-Institutional Staffing Model for Curating Research Data. International Journal of Digital Curation 13 (1). http://www.ijdc.net/article/view/616

Blake, M. R., Majewicz, K., Mattke, R., and Weessies, K. W. (2017). A Spatial Collaboration: Building a Multi-Institution Geospatial Data Discovery Portal. Collaborative Librianship 9(3). https://digitalcommons.du.edu/collaborativelibrarianship/vol9/iss3/7/.

Blake, M. R., Majewicz, K., Tickner, A., and Lam, J. (2017). Usability Analysis of the Big Ten Academic Alliance Geoportal: Findings and Recommendations for Improvement of the User Experience. Code4Lib Journal 38, October 18. http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/12932.

Blake, M.R. and Morse, C. (2016). Keeping Your Options Open: A Review of Open Source and Free Technologies for Teaching in Higher Education. Reference Services Review 44, (3). https://doi.org/10.1108/RSR-05-2016-0033

Grants/PI appointments

David Fearon

Education

  • Terminal degree (MLS, PhD)
    MLIS, University of California, Los Angeles, 2009
    PhD in Sociology, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, 2005
  • Other degrees
    BA in Sociology & Human Development, Colby College, 1989

Selected Presentations

Posters

  • Fearon, D. (2017) “Expanding Data Management Service Boundaries at Johns Hopkins University,” at the 9th Annual University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium, Worcester MA.
  • Fearon, D. (2013) “Two tools for supporting research data management plans: one for the grant proposal writer and another for the proposal’s reviewer” at the International Digital Curation Conference, Amsterdam.

Panels

  • Fearon, D. (2017) “Data as intellectual property” at the Research Data Access & Preservation Summit. Seattle, WA.

Invited lectures

  • Fearon, D. and Darragh, J. (2015) “Training for de-identifying human subjects data for sharing: a viable library service” at the International Association for Social Science, Information Science and Technology Meeting in Minneapolis
  • Fearon, David (2015) Origin and Development of Johns Hopkins Data Management Services at the 7th Annual University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium, Worcester MA.

Selected Publications

Books

  • Fearon, D.S., Gunia, B., Lake, S., Pralle, B. E. & Sallans, A. L. SPEC Kit 334: Research Data Management Services. Association of Research Libraries. 2013. https://publications.arl.org/Research-Data-Management-Services-SPEC-Kit-334/Chapters

Articles

  • Fearon, D., Boehm, R. “Addressing the Gaps in Data Archiving for Large-Scale Computing Research at the Academic Research Institution.” Research Data Management Implementations Workshop. 2017. https://rdmi.uchicago.edu/papers/08252017121920_paperFearon082517.pdf.

Professional memberships/activities

  • 2014-2016 Special Librarians Association (SLA)
  • 2013, 2015 International Association for Social Science Information Service and Technology (IASSIST)

Reid Boehm

Office Location

  • M-level

Education 

  • PhD in Information Science
  • MLIS, BFA

Selected Presentations

Posters

  • Boehm, Reid; Vu, Hanh; Chiu, Chen; Hanson, Karen (2017): RMap + OSF = Harvesting linked data to visualize and navigate maps of scholarly works and collaborators. figshare. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.5263009.v1
  • Boehm, R. (2014). Scholarly trust in the e-environment: what does it look like? Poster presented at the 62nd Annual Nebraska Symposium on Motivation and NSF Workshop on Trust, Cooperation and Compliance with Authority: The Role of Institutional Trust, April 24-27
  • Hart, A. & Boehm, R., (2014) Introducing ESIP Explorer: An Interactive visualization for the improved exploration and understanding of ESIP members, working groups, clusters. Poster presented at the ESIP Winter Meeting. January 2014.
  • Boehm, R. (2013) FUNding Friday Project Update: ESIP Federation Network Analysis Project. Poster presented at the Federation of Earth Science Information Partners, Summer Meeting. ESIP Commons, June 2013. Accessed from: http://commons.esipfed.org/node/1583
  • Boehm, R.; Robinson, E.; Meyer, C., (2013) Navigating ESIP on the Web: A unifying online presence for the multifaceted services of the ESIP community. Winter Meeting 2013. ESIP Commons, December 2012. Accessed from http://commons.esipfed.org/node/1032
  • Boehm, R., H. Shanafield III, S. Shamblin, R. Cook, T.Beaty, B.McMurry, R. Devarakonda, & S. Allard. (2011). Redesigning the FLUXNET Web Site to Enhance the User Experience. Poster presented at the Federation of Earth Science Information Partners, Summer Meeting.

Panels

  • Boehm, Reid; Duerr, Ruth (2017): Panel Talk 2: New platforms and techniques for strengthening ties between observations and user communities.ESIP Summer Meeting 2017 Bloomington, IN. figshare. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.5257984.v2
  • Boehm, R.; Duerr, R., (2017) Panel Talk 1: New platforms and techniques for strengthening ties between observations and user communities; Winter Meeting 2017. ESIP Commons , January 2017

Invited lectures

  • Boehm, R., Hanson, K., Meyers, N. (2017): Integrating RMap with the Open Science Framework. ESIP Summer Meeting 2017 Bloomington, IN. figshare https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.5249653.v1
  • Boehm, R., & Allard, S., (2014). Agricultural Management Tools: Is there information equity between agribusiness and the small farmer? Presented at the BOBCATSSS 2014 Conference, Library (r)evolution: Promoting sustainable information practices, January 29th-31st, 2014, Barcelona.
  • Boehm, R., (2013). An Exploratory Study of Science and Nature Collaborations in Pinterest, Presented at the University of Tennessee, College of Communication and Information’s 35th Annual Research Symposium Communication and Information Research in an Age of Convergence, February 27,2013.
  • Boehm, R. & Singh, V., (2012). Analysis of Government Environmental Agency Web Pages for Colony Collapse Disorder Information, Proceedings of the 75th ASIS&T Annual Meeting, vol. 49, October 28-31, 2012, Baltimore, MD, USA. Accessible from http://www.asis.org/asist2012/proceedings/openpage.html
  • Boehm, R. (2012) Insects, instincts, and interoperability: organization and decision making at the gut level. Innovators Among Us Lightning Talks, ESIP Summer Meeting 2012 Madison, Wisconsin. Accessible from http://commons.esipfed.org/node/444.
  • Bilal, D., & Boehm, M., (2012) Towards New Methodologies for Assessing Relevance of Information Retrieval from Web Search Engines on Children’s Queries QQLM conference paper, May 2012, Limmerick.

Selected Publications 

Articles

  • David S. Fearon and Reid Boehm (2017). Addressing the Gaps in Data Archiving for Large-Scale Computing Research at the Academic Research Institution Johns Hopkins University Libraries. https://rdmi.uchicago.edu/papers/08252017121920_paperFearon082517.pdf
  • Tenopir, C., Levine, K., Allard, S., Christian, L., Volentine, R., Boehm, R., … & Watkinson, A. (2016). Trustworthiness and authority of scholarly information in a digital age: Results of an international questionnaire. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 67(10), 2344-2361. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asi.23598/full
  • Jamali, H., Nicholas, D., Watkinson, A., Herman, E., Tenopir, C., Levine, K., Boehm, R., & Nichols, F. (2014). How scholars implement trust in their reading, citing and publishing activities: Geographical differences. Library & Information Science Research, 36(3), 192-202.
  • Bilal, D., & Boehm, R., (2013) Towards new methodologies for assessing relevance of information retrieval from Web search engines on children’s queries. Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods in Libraries: An International Journal of Library and Information Science.
  • Boehm, M. (2012). An exploratory study of online information regarding Colony Collapse Disorder. Student Research Journal, 2(1). Retrieved from http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/slissrj/vol2/iss1/4

Other

  • Boehm, Reid Isaac, “Dimensions of Access to Traceability Information for US Beef Cattle Producers: Merging Information Frameworks for Assessment and Visualization of State Web-Based Resources in an Effort to Strengthen National Security Connections between Government and Cattle Farming Operations. ” PhD diss., University of Tennessee, 2015.
    http://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_graddiss/3400
  • Boehm, Reid Isaac, “The Information Landscape of a Wicked Problem: An Evaluation of Web-Based Information on Colony Collapse Disorder for a Spectrum of Citizen Information Seekers. ” Master’s Thesis, University of Tennessee, 2012.
    http://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_gradthes/3241

Courses teaching/taught 

  • Environmental Data Management, University of Tennessee, 2014
  • Race and Gender in Information Science, University of Tennessee, 2013
  • Information Organization and Seeking, University of Tennessee, 2013 and 2014
  • Introduction to Technology, University of Tennessee, 2012

Professional memberships/activities 

  • 2015-2016 CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for the Sciences and Social Sciences
    Hesburgh Libraries – Center for Digital Scholarship, University of Notre Dame

Chen Chiu

Education 

  • Terminal degree (MLS, PhD) PhD in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science

Selected Publications 

Chapters

  • Moss, C. F., Chiu, C. and Moore, P. 2014. Chapter 8: Analysis of natural scenes by echolocation in bats and dolphins. In Biosonar: Springer Handbook of Auditory Research. Edited by Fay, R. R. and Popper, A. N. pp304.

 Articles

  • Lee, W-J., Falk, B., Chiu, C., Krishnan, A., Arbour, J. H. and Moss, C. F. 2017. Tongue-driven sonar beam steering by a lingual-echolocating fruit bat. PLoS Biology, 15(12):e2003148. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2003148.
  • Wright, G. S., Chiu, C., Xian, W., Wilkinson, G. S. and Moss, C. F. 2014. Social calls predict foraging success in big brown bats. Current Biology, 24: 885-889.
  • Sterbing-D’Angelo, S., Chadha, M., Chiu, C., Falk, B., Xian, W., Barcelo, J., Zook, J. M. and Moss, C. F. 2011. Bat wing sensors support flight control. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108: 11291-11296.

Jim Gillispie

Education 

  • MA in Library Science, University of Minnesota, 1981
  • BA in Geography, University of Minnesota, 1978

Selected Presentations

  • Exhibit Curator, “Maryland from the Willard Hackerman Map Collection”, George Peabody Library (2018 – 2019)
  • “Developing Library Programs and Services Using Geospatial Data” (2017) at Bridging the Spectrum Symposium in Washington, DC.
  • “Maps for a Digital Age” (2016) At the Special Libraries Association annual conference in Philadelphia.
  • “GIS in the Hands of Future Librarians” (2016) At the Virginia Library Association annual conference in Hot Springs, VA.

Professional memberships/activities 

  • Adjunct Faculty, Dept. of Library and Information Science, Catholic University of America (1996 – present)
  • Member, GeoTech Committee, American Library Association, Map and Geospatial Information Roundtable (2017 – present)
  • Member, Maryland Geological Survey, Data Preservation Advisory Panel (2015 – present)
  • Member, Advisory Council, GIS Program, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Johns Hopkins University (2008 – present)