Research Data Management/Curation Lead and Co-Director of the University Digital Conservancy
As the Research Data Management/Curation Lead and co-director of the University Digital Conservancy I coordinate the library's efforts around research data management, access, and archiving. This includes leading the Data Repository for the U of M. Prior to this I served as library liaison to the Physics, Astronomy, and Geology departments (2007-2011). My research areas of focus are data management services, digital repository infrastructure, scientific data curation, citation analysis, and data curation techniques to increase longterm access and reuse of digital data.
Digital Archives Specialization (DAS) from the Society of American Archivists, 2014
Masters of Library Science, Indiana University, 2007
Bachelors of Science in Astrophysics, Indiana University, 2003
Awards & Grants
Selected Presentations & Publications
Data Information Literacy: Librarians, Data, and the Education of a New Generation of Researchers, Eds. J. Carlson and L. Johnston. (2015). Purdue University Press: West Lafayette, IN. Press site.
Johnston, Lisa R. (2014). A Workflow Model for Curating Research Data in the University of Minnesota Libraries: Report from the 2013 Data Curation Pilot. University Digital of Minnesota Conservancy. Retrieved from the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy, http://hdl.handle.net/11299/162338.
Jeffryes, J. and Johnston, L. (2013). "An E-Learning Approach to Data Information Literacy Education." Proceedings of the 2013 ASEE Annual Conference (Atlanta). http://www.asee.org/public/conferences/20/papers/6956/view
Johnston, Lisa; Lafferty, Meghan; and Petsan, Beth (2012) "Training Researchers on Data Management: A Scalable, Cross-Disciplinary Approach," Journal of eScience Librarianship: Vol. 1: Iss. 2, Article 2.
Johnston, L., Jensen, K. (2009). MapHappy: A user-centered approach to geospatially displaying library map collections with a Google Maps Mashup. Journal of Geography and Map Libraries. Volume 5, Issue 2 (July 2009), p. 114-130.
See more at my profile in the University Digital Conservancy