Jake Carlson is an associate professor and data services specialist with the Purdue University Libraries. He pursues innovative solutions for organising, preserving, and providing access to research data collections. He has worked extensively with faculty at Purdue in crafting data management plans, and in developing workflows to support data sharing and curation.
Lisa Johnston is the research services librarian at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. She also is codirector of the University Digital Conservancy, the UMN institutional repository. Her research focus is e-science, scientific data curation, and citation analysis. She has led the libraries in research data management since 2008 by creating an outreach and instruction programme for researchers, and she works closely with university leaders toward developing a campus research cyberinfrastructure.