Jennifer Moore has been appointed Head of Data Services, effective October 1, 2019. In this role, Jennifer will direct the Data Services unit in advancing the University Libraries’ research services and programmatic initiatives at Washington University in support of data curation, GIS, research data management, data visualization, and related areas. She will guide the Data Services team members as they engage in educational outreach and research support services for the campus community’s research and learning needs in the aforementioned areas; oversee the management of Data Services’ technical infrastructure and resources; and foster collaborations within and outside of the Libraries to support data-intensive research.
Jennifer brings experience from the previous positions she has held during her eight years at the University Libraries, most recently as Data Services coordinator and anthropology librarian, and as interim head of the Kopolow (Business) Library. Jennifer also has been an active contributor to multiple national initiatives for research data curation, including her leadership of the IMLS-funded Community Standards for 3D Data Preservation (CS3DP) project.
— sourced from Libraries’ Staff Newsletter.