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Leveraging Research Repositories to Your Benefit

Thursday, April 21, 2022

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hear from Taylor Davis-Van Atta, director of the Digital Research Commons in M.D. Anderson Library, and Dr. Reid Boehm, research data management librarian at UH Libraries. Together, they will share how using local or disciplinary repositories can benefit your research and help you increase the likelihood of positive outcomes for your work – including discoverability, links between publications and research data, and enduring records.

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  • Taylor Davis-Van Atta, University of Houston Libraries
  • Reid Boehm, Ph.D., University of Houston Libraries


  • Taylor Davis-Van Atta is director of the Digital Research Commons, a center based in M.D. Anderson Library that advocates and facilitates interdisciplinary research, and since 2012 has served as the founding editor of the multidisciplinary journal Music & Literature. His research interests include the role of social interoperability in scalable research support and sustainable infrastructure for bespoke digital research outputs.
  • Dr. Reid Boehm is Research Data Management Librarian at UH Libraries working with researchers across campus to support handling and care for their research materials and facilitating archiving, sharing, and preservation post project. Her research interests are situated at the intersection between researchers and systems, focusing on the formation of transdisciplinary networks across institutions to support development, use, and sustainability of research data repositories.