Cheryl A. Thompson

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Teaching this Semester

Advisor: 

Areas of Research: 

I'm interested in information problems in science and workforce issues. My dissertation examines how organizations develop expertise and services for research data management.

Field Exam Area: 

Use & Users of Information

Dissertation: 

Data expertise and service development in data centers and academic libraries

Director of Dissertation Research: 

Carole L. Palmer

Education: 

MSIS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012

BA, Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2002

BA, Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2002

Honors and Awards: 

2015-16 Research Data Alliance (RDA) Fellow

2013 Ida & George Eliot Prize for most effective publication, Medical Library Association

2012 Dean's Achievement Award, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Related Topics

Archives and Preservation, Data Curation, LIS workforce