ICPSR Council's Jane Fry to be honored with Professional Achievement Award

Congratulations to ICPSR Council member Jane Fry who is being honored in April with a Professional Achievement Award.

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Fry is the Data Services Librarian at Carleton University (Ottawa, ON). Working with faculty and researchers to help them in all aspects of Research Data Management is her prime focus. Fry continues to be active in the data community, involving being a co--developer for a number of initiatives including ODESI (the Ontario data portal), the Data Liberation Initiative (DLI) Training Repository, as well as the DLI Survival Guide. She is a member of various national and international data -related professional groups, as well as the American Library Association. She has authored and co-authored a number of Best Practices Documents related to different operations in a Data Centre. Fry is also the OR for ICPSR at Carleton, as well as an instructor in the ICPSR Summer Program.

"As Data Services Librarian, Jane Fry is passionate in educating researchers working with data. She is tireless in improving access to data through library services and technical infrastructure.  She is active in the data community here at Carleton, nationally and internationally. As well, she has published, conducted research, and presented and taught on different aspects of data.  Her other professional contributions to the greater library and research community include: data services training, including research data management and DDI; strategic planning; professional mentoring; consultations; and conference planning."

Feb 28, 2018

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