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Megan Potterbusch

Data Services Librarian
Department
Research & User Services
Team(s)
Data Services, Scholarly Communications

Megan Potterbusch serves as a Data Services Librarian in Libraries and Academic Innovation. Her work includes supporting students and researchers as data producers and consumers at all stages of the research data lifecycle. One of her primary goals at GW is to increase digital and data literacy among students and researchers including the importance of data stewardship; the FAIR data principles to make published data more Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable; and improving data management for reuse. Her research areas focus on Open Science, especially Open Data and software citation, and supporting progress towards machine actionable Data Management Plans.

Research consultation area(s)
Coding and Programming
Data
ORCID
Science and Engineering
Collection development area(s)
Data Science
Statistics
Areas of expertise
Research data management, qualitative data, quantitative data, file management, data use agreements, restricted data access, computer programming, data cleaning, data documentation development