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Shirley Zhao, MSLIS, MS

Interim Research Enterprise Coordinator, MCR


Shirley Zhao, MSLIS, MS is currently the Data Science Librarian at the University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and the Interim Research Enterprise Coordinator at the MidContinental Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. She teaches workshops and courses on information/data literacy, data management, and reproducible research practices. She also consults on issues in scholarly communication, publishing, and research software/tools. Her interests include data science; reproducibility; open science; research impact; and science communication. Shirley was previously the Physical Sciences Librarian at Dartmouth College and holds a BA (mathematics major, chemistry minor) from Smith College, a MSLIS from Long Island University, and a MS (mathematics) from New York University. More information can be found on her website: