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Information Specialists

Morgan Briles (University Libraries)

Morgan Briles

Areas of Expertise

  • Locating, Evaluating, and Adopting Open Educational Resources
  • Creating new openly licensed materials and the Alternative Textbook Grant
  • Creative Commons Licensing
  • Open Access

​Hours: Fridays, 9:30-11:30 am

Claire Curry (University Libraries)

Claire Curry

Areas of Expertise

  • Statistical programming and visualization in R
  • Open Science Framework (OSF)
  • Statistical programming in SAS
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in ArcGIS, QGIS, and R
  • Univariate and multivariate statistics
  • Structured Query Language (PostgreSQL and other variants)
  • Zotero

​Hours:  Thursdays, Fridays 1:00-3:00 pm or by appointment.

James Deaton (Great Plains Network)

James Deaton

Areas of Expertise:

  • Research networking
  • Kubernetes
  • Containers

Hours: e-mail for available Thursday Mornings

Andrew Fagg (Computer Science and Data Institute for Societal Challenges)

Andrew Fagg

Areas of Expertise:

  • Machine learning and associated statistical methods for data analysis and addressing research questions
  • Python
  • Conventional ML: Scikit-learn
  • Deep Learning: Tensorflow and Keras
  • Using OSCER for large-scale ML experiments

Hours: By Appointment

Mark Laufersweiler (University Libraries)

Mark Laufersweiler

Areas of Expertise:

  • Research Data Management (RDM)
  • Data Management Plans (DMP)
  • Python, R, Shell scripting
  • Open Science Framework (OSF)
  • Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
  • LaTeX

Hours: Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays 1:00-3:00 pm and by appointment.

Tyler Pearson (University Libraries)

Tyler Pearson

Areas of Expertise:

  • Python
  • SQL
  • Scripting
  • Web scraping / data scraping
  • Workflow automation
  • Interacting with APIs
  • Containerization / Docker
  • Microservices

Hours: Thursdays, 1:00-3:00 pm

Amanda Schilling (University Libraries)

Amanda Schilling

Areas of Expertise

  • Literature searches/reviews especially in the subject areas of astronomy, physics, mathematics, and meteorology
  • Citation management
  • Open Science Framework (OSF)
  • Public data access/use especially in the subject area of astronomy
  • LaTeX & Texmaker

​Hours:  by appointment

Melissa Seelye (University Libraries)

Melissa Seelye

Areas of Expertise:

Hours: Fridays, 9:30-11:30 am

Horst Severini (OSCER)

Horst Severini

Areas of Expertise:

Email Help: Email for Zoom link and times for virtual office hours
Hours: returning soon.

Nicholas Wojcik (University Libraries)

Nicholas Wojcik

Areas of Expertise:

  • Creating, publishing, and managing open access journals in OJS (Open Journal Systems)
  • Transferring journals from a paywall publisher to an open access publication system
  • Copyright and Creative Commons licensing
  • Archiving
  • Open Access

Hours: Fridays, 9:30-11:30 am