1D: The Research Data Hot Potato: Who Preserves It?
Victoria Reich is the Director of the LOCKSS Program, Stanford University Library, www.lockss.org. The 450 publishers preserving their content in the Global LOCKSS Network enable libraries to fulfill a core library mission – to build and preserve digital library collections. They have ensured their intellectual property and branding are available to authorized readers when their own web sites are unavailable. Using the award winning LOCKSS technology to build and preserve local collections, libraries are guaranteed perpetual access to authorized scholarly content while also delivering all reader traffic to the publishers’ web sites. Vicky helped to launch the CLOCKSS Archive and HighWire Press. She has extensive library experience, having held positions at Stanford University Libraries, the National Agricultural Library, the Library of Congress, and the University of Michigan. Victoria is on several Advisory Boards, including “Stanford Copyright & Fair Use”. She received the 2008 Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award.
Sebastian Heath is Clinical Asst. Professor of Ancient Studies at NYU’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World and a specialist in Roman pottery, numismatics and the application of digital technologies in the ancient Mediterranean world. He has participated in excavation and survey in Cyprus, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Tunisia, Turkey and the United Kingdom. Current research includes the publication of Roman pottery from the Lower City at Troy. He is co-editor with of the digital publication Greek, Roman and Byzantine Pottery at Ilion (Troia) and also co-edits The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project: Internet Edition. Dr. Heath currently serves as the Vice President for Professional Responsibilities of the Archaeological Institute of America.
Liz Lorbeer is a librarian who is a champion of the publisher-vendor-librarian relationship. Â Â She is currently responsible for overseeing the management of the biomedical collection at the Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.Â Liz’s mentoring program with the University of Alabama’s School of Library and Information Studies offers students real-life library experience among the shelves and out in the field with vendors. She is the past co-chair for the Publisher-Vendor-Librarian Interest Group for ALA-ALCTS. She consults regularly for several publishers. Liz received a BA and MLS from the University at Buffalo and EdM in higher education administration from Boston University.