The Great Plains Network is a consortium of universities in the Midwest, partnering to connect our members to the National Research & Education infrastructure, including Internet2, and to facilitate the use of advanced cyberinfrastructure across the network.
The data environment at the University of Missouri is varied and complex. Campus stakeholders, including Faculty, IT, University Administration, and the Libraries are engaged in an ongoing conversation about how to best meet current and future data needs. This presentation will bring you up-to-date on what is happening at the University of Missouri with a focus on how the Libraries are engaging with data management issues on campus.
Jeannette Pierce joined the MU Libraries as Associate Director for Research and Information Services in August, 2013, having served previously in the Loyola University (Chicago) Libraries for seven years, first as head of reference services and subsequently as Director of Klarchek Information Commons. Pierce has also served as a research services librarian at Johns Hopkins University and a reference librarian at Saint Louis University. Pierce is an active in national professional associations, including the Association of College and Research Libraries, American Library Association, and the Library Leadership and Management Association, among others. She holds an MS degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a BA in History from the same institution, and an MS in History from Saint Louis University.