publications, talks & presentations

Unless otherwise noted, all my presentations are licensed CC BY 4.0.

Publication licensing varies, but I try to ensure my work is openly accessible.


Please see my ORCID page for a current list of my articles, data, and poster presentations.


Tapping into specialist knowledge: Strategies to enhance data services support through collaboration.. Presentation as part of the ACRL's University Libraries Section Profettional Development Committee series. Virtual.


Collaborative policy writing for the Umass Amherst data repository. Presentation at Northeast Institutional Repository Day. Boston University.

Work-life balance bootcamp with baby. Lightning talk at the Five College Libraries All Staff Meeting. Mount Holyoke College.

Turning your poster or presentation into a paper. Half-day workshop at the Research Data Access and Preservation Summit. University of Miami.

On the fringe: How data professionals collaborate for stronger library programs. Panel discussion at the Association of College and Research Libraries New England Chapter Annual Conference. Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland, Maine.

getting to know Git and GitHub for version control. Presentation at the New England Technical Services Librarians Annual Conference. College of the Holy Cross.

Digital repositories as a way to manage data and reputation beyond publications. Presesntation at the National Organization of Research Development Professionals Northeast Winter Meeting. Brandeis College.

Offering "Carpentry" lessons to help 5 College researchers learn the skills they need. Lightning talk at the Five Colleges Innovative Learning Symposium. Mount Holyoke College.


Building Data Services with a minimum viable product mindset. Lightning talk at the 10th Research Data management Roundtable. University of Connecticut.

Writing a data management plan: Guidance for graduate students. Guidance to graduate students attending an Office of Professional Development workshop series on writing grants. The associated handout for this presentation is available here.

Writing a data management plan. Presentation to a scholar's group affiliated with the Center for Research on Families.

Managing data towards open. Open Access Week 2018.


Writing a Data Management Plan: Guidance for DDRIG applicants. Presentation for Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant applicants. Associated worksheet is available via Google Docs.

Open Data 101. Presentation on Open Data for Open Access week 2017.

A quick introduction to data management and citation managers. Guest lecture for graduate class HPP690A - Data Science Applications for Healthcare Policy & Management. Google Slides.

Data Services Librarian Presentation. Job talk for Data Services Librarian position. Google Slides.

Writing Your Data Management Plan. Presentation for Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant Applicants. reveal.js/GitHub Slides.

Getting Control of Version Control. Part of the "Love Your Research" series, based off of Educopia's Guidance Briefs: Preserving & Curating ETD Research Data & Complex Digital Objects. Google Slides.

Resources from the UMass Amherst Libraries. Invited talk to graduate students. Covers managing data, library resources available, and how to get help when conducting research. Google Slides.

Data Management // Ethics in Life Sciences for Graduate Students. Invited lecture to students taking MOLCLBIO 793E: Ethics in Life Sciences for Graduate Students. Google Slides.


NSF Data Management Plans - Data management guidance and tips. Presentation for prospective Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant applicants. Google Slides.

Open Access and Funder Mandates. Presentation on current status of funder mandates and how it applies to faculty. Inspiration for poster presented at eScience Symposium 2017. Google Slides.

Data Management Basics. Presentation covering fundamentals of data management. Google Slides.

190L: Demystifying Library Research. Presentation at UMass Amherst All Staff Meeting. Update on semester-long course, Demystifying Library Research. Google Slides.


Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant - DMP Guidance. Presentation to prospective applicants to the NSF's Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant program, and how to write a data management plan. Google Slides.

Managing Your Research Data. Tips on managing research data. Google Slides.

Last updated: 22 July 2021.