Heather Coates

FORCE11 Member since April 21, 2016

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Heather Coates works in the Center for Digital Scholarship at the IUPUI University Library. As the Digital Scholarship and Data Management Librarian, she provides research data services, manages the campus data repository, supports faculty in documenting research impact, and promotes responsible practices throughout the research life cycle. She is a librarian practitioner-researcher interested in how sociotechnical systems and academic research practices intersect. What that means in practice is that she explores effective research (data management) practices, data sharing, research ethics, and evidence-based library and information practice. She is a pragmatic advocate for open access/data/education resources/research as processes to improve education and research.