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Shirley Zhao, MSLIS, MS

Data Science Librarian, NTO


Shirley Zhao, MSLIS, MS is the Data Science Librarian at Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and is the training development specialist for the Biomedical and Health Research Data Management for Librarians Training program. Shirley brings deep experience in developing and teaching workshops to support data science researchers. She recently developed and taught a course in research reproducibility for a data science for health sciences summer school program at the University of Utah. Components of this course encompassed best practices in data management, storage, preservation and dissemination, which will inform the development of this program. 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.

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