Publications & Presentations

The Research Data Service (RDS) is deeply devoted to continual research and education on research data management services and related topics. The following publications, presentations, datasets, and posters were created by members of the RDS, often in collaboration with various stakeholders.

Data Sharing and Reuse

  • Imker, Heidi J., Hoa Luong, William H. Mischo, Mary C. Schlembach, and Chris Wiley. “An Examination of Data Reuse Practices within Highly Cited Articles of Faculty at a Research University.” The Journal of Academic Librarianship 47, no. 4 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2021.102369.
  • Zhang, Qian, Heidi J. Imker, Chunyan Li, Bertram Ludäscher, Megan Senseney. “Using a Computational Study of Hydrodynamics in the Wax Lake Delta to Examine Data Sharing Principles.” International Journal of Digital Curation 11, no. 2 (2016): 138-155. http://dx.doi.org/10.2218/ijdc.v11i2.433.

Data Repositories and Databases

  • Fallaw, Colleen, Genevieve Schmitt, Hoa Luong, Jason Colwell, and Jason Strutz. “Institutional Data Repository Development, a Moving Target.” Code4Lib Journal, no. 51, (2021). https://journal.code4lib.org/articles/15821.
  • Imker, Heidi J. “Who Bears the Burden of Long-Lived Molecular Biology Databases?” Data Science Journal 19, 1-11. (2020). http://doi.org/10.5334/dsj-2020-008.
  • Imker, Heidi J. “25 Years of Molecular Biology Databases: A Study of Proliferation, Impact, and Maintenance.” Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics 3 (2018). https://doi.org/10.3389/frma.2018.00018.
  • Anderson, Bethany, Braxton, Susan, Imker, Heidi, and Tracy Popp. “The Art of Preserving Scientific Data: Building Collaboration into the Preservation of a Legacy Database” Paper presented at iPRES 2018 15th International Conference on Digital Preservation, Boston, Massachusetts. (2018) https://doi.org/10.17605/OSF.IO/RH9SU
  • Braxton, Susan M., Bethany G. Anderson, Margaret H. Burnette, Thomas G. Habing, William H. Mischo, Sarah L. Shreeves, Sarah C. Williams, Heidi J. Imker. “A Participant Agreement for Minting DOIs for Data Not in a Repository.” in Curating Research Data, edited by Lisa R. Johnston. ACRL, (2016). http://hdl.handle.net/2142/95769.
  • Dunham, Elise M., Elizabeth D. Wickes, Ayla Stein, Colleen Fallaw, Heidi J. Imker. “Pre-Metadata Counseling: Putting the DataCite relationType Attribute into Action.”  in Curating Research Data, edited by Lisa R. Johnston. ACRL, (2016). http://hdl.handle.net/2142/95785.
  • Imker, Heidi J. “Overlooked and Overrated Data Sharing: Why so Many Scientists are Confused and/or Dismissive.” in Curating Research Data, edited by Lisa R. Johnston. ACRL, (2016). http://hdl.handle.net/2142/95024.
  • Fallaw, Colleen, Elise M. Dunham, Elizabeth Wickes, Dena Strong, Ayla Stein, Qian Zhang, Kyle Rimkus, Bill Ingram, Heidi J. Imker. “Overly Honest Data Repository Development.” Code4Lib Journal, no. 34 (2016). http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/11980.

Data Curation

  • Luong, Hoa, Colleen Fallaw, Genevieve Schmitt, Susan Braxton, and Heidi J. Imker. “Responding to Reality: Evolving Curation Practices and Infrastructure at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.” Journal of eScience Librarianship 10, no. 3 (2021). https://doi.org/10.7191/jeslib.2021.1202.
  • Johnston, Lisa R., Jacob Carlson, Cynthia Hudson-Vitale, Heidi J. Imker, Wendy Kozlowski, Robert Olendorf, Claire Stewart. “How Important is Data Curation? Gaps and Opportunities for Academic Libraries.” Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication 6, no. 1 (2018). https://doi.org/10.7710/2162-3309.2198.
  • Johnston, Lisa R., Jake Carlson, Patricia Hswe, Cynthia Hudson-Vitale, Heidi J. Imker, Wendy Kozlowski, Robert K. Olendorf, Claire Stewart. “Data Curation Network: How Do We Compare? A Snapshot of Six Academic Library Institutions’ Data Repository and Curation Services.” Journal of eScience Librarianship 6, no. 1 (2017). https://doi.org/10.7191/jeslib.2017.1102.

Data Management

  • Wiley, Chris, Mischo, William H., Schlembach, Mary C., and Heidi J. Imker “An Integrated Data Management Plan Instructional Program” Paper presented at 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio. (2017) https://peer.asee.org/27572
  • Burnette, Margaret H., Sarah C. Williams, Heidi J. Imker. 2016. “From Plan to Action: Successful Data Management Plan Implementation in a Multidisciplinary Project.” Journal of eScience Librarianship 5, no. 1 (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.7191/jeslib.2016.1101.

Research Data Services

  • Orlowska, Daria, Colleen Fallaw, Yali Feng, Livia Garza, Ashley Hetrick, Heidi J. Imker, and Hoa Luong. “Better Data Management, One Nudge at a Time.” Virtual International Association for Social Science Information Service and Technology (IASSIST), 2021. video (41:20)
  • Kollen, Chris, Rio, Fernando, and Heidi J. Imker. “Developing and Sustaining RDM Services.” OCLC Works in Progress Webinar Series, February 9, 2021. video (2:40)
  • Ringersma, Jacquelijn and Heidi J. Imker. “Policy Realities in Research Data Management.” OCLC Works in Progress Webinar Series, 2017. video (4:02)

Data Sharing and Reuse

  • Curty, Renata, Lisa R. Johnston, Sophia Lafferty-Hess, Hannah Hadley, Hoa Luong, Susan Braxton, Jonathan Petters, Jake Carlson, and Wendy Anne Kozlowski. “Understanding the Value of Curation: Preliminary Survey Results of Data Curation Practice and Perception.” International Digital Curation Conference 2021 (IDCC), 2021. video (3:00)
  • Imker, Heidi J., Hoa Luong, William H. Mischo, Mary C. Schlembach, and Chris Wiley. “An Examination of Data Reuse Practices within Highly Cited Articles of Faculty at a Research University.” International Digital Curation Conference 2021 (IDCC), 2021. video (21:00)
  • Fallaw, Colleen “Data for Institutional Data Repository Development, a Moving Target.” University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2021). https://doi.org/10.13012/B2IDB-7291801_V1 .
  • Imker, Heidi J., Hoa Luong, William H. Mischo, Mary C. Schlembach, and Chris Wiley. “Data for: An Examination of Data Reuse Practices within Highly Cited Articles of Faculty at a Research University.” University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2021). https://doi.org/10.13012/B2IDB-2087785_V1.
  • Imker, Heidi “Funding and Operating Organizations for Long-Lived Molecular Biology Databases.” University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (2019). https://doi.org/10.13012/B2IDB-3993338_V1.
  • Imker, Heidi “Molecular Biology Databases Published in Nucleic Acids Research between 1991-2016.” University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (2018). https://doi.org/10.13012/B2IDB-4311325_V1.
  • Wickes, Elizabeth “Version values for DataCite dataset records.” University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2016).https://doi.org/10.13012/B2IDB-4803136_V1.
  • Henry, Josh, Bethany Anderson, Heidi J. Imker, Hoa Luong, Kelli Trei, and Sarah C. Williams. “Digging into the Data of the Morrow Plots: an Interdisciplinary Approach.” E-poster at American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting, 2021.
  • Fallaw, Colleen. “Metadata in the Middle: Socio-Technical Infrastructure for Illinois Data Bank DOIs and Related Metadata.” Poster presented at IASSIST Annual Conference, Lawrence, Kansas. May 26, 2017. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/96212.
  • Anderson, Bethany, Susan Braxton, Elise Dunham,  Heidi J. Imker, Kyle Rimkus. “Should We Keep Everything Forever? Determining the Long-Term Value of Research Data.” Poster presented at iPRES 2016, 13th International Conference on Digital Preservation, Bern, Switzerland, October 3-6, 2016. http://hdl.handle.net/2142/91659.