Mary Vardigan



Mary Vardigan holds the position of Archivist at ICPSR and directs the Collection Delivery Unit, which involves oversight of activities in the areas of Metadata, Publications, Web Site Development, User Support, and Membership Development. She also serves as Director of the Data Documentation Initiative (DDI), a project to establish a metadata standard for the social and behavioral sciences. She is involved in other international projects related to data stewardship, including the Data Seal of Approval, the Research Data Alliance, and various efforts to promote data citation.