Research Informatics and Publishing

Important Notice

Consultations and workshops for statistics, research data management, data analytics, quantitative text analysis, geospatial analysis, data visualization, and open access publishing are now available virtually! Contact us for more information!

The Department of Research Informatics and Publishing enhances the technology-driven teaching and research capacity of the Penn State community. We partner with students, faculty, and staff to consult, provide training, and support projects in the areas of research data management, digital humanities, mapping, statistical analysis, and open publishing.

Our services are based on the tenets of openness, innovation and technology, collaboration, and supporting the entire research workflow.

Services and Centers

Resources

Department Contact Information

W312 Pattee Library
University Park, PA 16802

Dan Coughlin

Head Libraries Strategic Technologies and Interim Head of Research Informatics and Publishing

Research Informatics and Publishing Staff

Name Title Email Office Phone
Tara L Anthony Interim Head of the Donald W. Hamer Center for Maps and Geospatial Information tll38@psu.edu 814-863-5753
Laura Bowman Part-Time Data Management Assistant ljb5065@psu.edu 814-865-2095
Dan Coughlin Head Libraries Strategic Technologies and Interim Head of Research Informatics and Publishing dmc186@psu.edu 814-863-0468
Seth Erickson Research Data Librarian - Social Sciences sre53@psu.edu 814-863-1580
Dr Heather Froehlich Literary Informatics Librarian hgf5@psu.edu 814-865-7908
Guanlin He Graduate Assistant gbh5146@psu.edu 814-865-2095
Paulina Krys Data Analytics and Visualization Analyst pmk5516@psu.edu 814-865-2095
Allyson Laird Open Publishing Program Coordinator ams1130@psu.edu 814-867-3702
Georgia MacZura Open Publishing Program Assistant gem5263@psu.edu 814-865-2095
Angel Peterson Open Publishing Production Specialist anb149@psu.edu 814-865-2486
Nathan Piekielek Geospatial Services Librarian nbp104@psu.edu 814-865-3703
Ellen Poplavska Open Publishing Editorial Assistant esp5206@psu.edu 814-865-2095
Heather Ross Map Specialist hdr10@psu.edu 814-863-1349
John Russell Digital Humanities Librarian jer308@psu.edu 814-867-4827
Thomas Schaeffer Intern tjs684@psu.edu 814-865-2095
Jennifer Valcin Statistical Data Analyst jpv5319@psu.edu 814-865-2095
Corey Wetherington Open Education Infrastructure Specialist cjw36@psu.edu 610-396-6424
Briana Ezray Wham Research Data Librarian - STEM bde125@psu.edu 814-865-6838
Xuying Xin Data Analyst xzx1@psu.edu 814-863-1346