Laura McNamara

FORCE11 Member since October 31, 2019
  • Organization/Institution: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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I am the Data Discovery Librarian for the Arcus Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Arcus facilitates data sharing for the purpose of finding overlap between clinical encounter data and health sciences research data.  I am responsible for the applications and services that provide unified searching, browsing, and discovery of the Arcus digital archives. As part of this, I focus on user experience design and assessment principles to establish and maintain solutions that meet the emerging needs of researchers and staff. I also serve on the Attribution and Authorship Committee as we develop best practices for reuse and attribution of data.