Curriculum Vitae

Bio:

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William Aaron Collie

Michigan State University Library
366 W. Circle Drive, Office 442
East Lansing, MI 48854
P: 517-884-0867

Aaron is the Head of Digital Curation programs at Michigan State University Libraries. He has over a decade of progressively responsible experience in library and information centers and over five years of experience leading digital curation operations in an academic research library. He received his M.S in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois in 2010 and was a Graduate Fellow and graduate of the Data Curation Education Program. 1 2

Archivematica

Islandora

Tuque

Preservation

Django

Drupal

Fedora Commons

Git

Frameworks

DC

METS

MODS

PREMIS

RDF

OAI

Metadata

HTML

CSS

XML

XSL

Sh

Python

PHP

GIT

Languages

Adobe Creative Suite

OpenOffice

Protege

Oxygen

SublimeText

Software

Windows

OSX

Linux

Systems

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Year

Library Assistant
(WIU)

GRA
(CIRSS)

Digital Curation Librarian
(MSU)

Digital Curation, Head
(MSU)

Work Experience

B.A. Literature
(WIU)

M.S. L&IS
(UIUC)

H.E. Admin
(MSU)

SDR
(ITHAKA S+R)

Agile/CSM
(Scrum Alliance)

Education & Certifications

Education

8/2010

University of Illinois
M.S. Library and Information Science
DCEP Data Curation Education Program

8/2004

Western Illinois University
B.A. English Literature & Language

Experience

5/2014 - Present

Head of Digital Curation
Michigan State University Libraries

8/2010 - 5/2014

Digital Curation Librarian
Michigan State University Libraries

6/2010 – 8/2010

Data Curation Internship
Purdue University Libraries

1/2010 – 5/2010

Digital Practicum
Oxford Internet Institute

8/2008 - 8/2010

Research Assistant
Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS)

1/2010 - 5/2010

Graduate Assistant
Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS)

10/2007 - 5/2008

Writing Tutor
Department of English and Journalism, Western Illinois University

5/2005 - 5/2008

Library Assistant
Western Illinois University Library

Publications

Mooney, H., Collie, W. A., Nicholson, S., & Sosulski, M. R. (2014). Collaborative approaches to undergraduate research training: Information literacy and data management. Advances in Social Work, 15(2), 368-389. Retrieved from http://advancesinsocialwork.iupui.edu/index.php/advancesinsocialwork/article/view/15089

Mak, L., Collie, A., Higgins, D., Nicholson, S. (2013). Local Data, International Connections: Enabling and integrating ETD repositories through linked data models. Library Management 2014 35:4/5, 284-292 Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/LM-08-2013-0075

Collie, A., Mak, L., Higgins, D., Nicholson, S. (2013). “Accumulating metadata from tributary workf lows for more robust archival records.” Archiving 2013 Conference Proceedings, Society for Imaging Science and Technology. Retreived from http://ist.publisher.ingentaconnect.com/content/ist/ ac/2013/00002013/00000001/art00019

Collie, A., & Witt, M. (2011) “A Practice & Value Proposal for Doctoral Dissertation Data Curation.” 6th International Journal of Digital Curation, 6(2). Also presented at the 6th International Digital Curation Conference, Chicago, IL.

Collie, A., Mak, L., Nicholson, S. (2011). “One Stone, Two Birds: Data Assessment Framework for Digital Collection Audit and Preservation” Archiving 2011 Conference Proceedings, Society for Imaging Science and Technology. Retrieved from http://ist.publisher.ingentaconnect.com/content/ist/ ac/2011/00002011/00000001/art00031

White, J., Tollini, C., Collie, A., Strueber, M., Strueber, L., Ward, J. (2009). Evolution and university-level anthropology text books: The “missing link”? Evolution: Education and Outreach. Volume 2(4): 722-737

Panels

Creamer, A., Collie, A., Shreeves, S., Dietrich, D., & Van Tuyl, S. (2015) “Current Issues and Approaches to Curating Student Research Data.” Research Data Access and Preservation Summit 2015. April 22-24, 2015. (acceptance rate 37%)

Collie, A. (2014) “Digital Curation in practice.” University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science Alumni Panel

Collie, A., Eckard, M., Shallcross, M. (2014) “Good Enough Best Practices” Mid Michigan Digital Practitioners. Allendale, MI.

Collie, A., Goldman, B., Joseph, B., Shallcross, M. (2013) “Digital Preservation at the Crossroads: Institutional Approaches.” Midwest Archives Conference 2013. Kansas City, Mo.

Collie, A., Kloiber, D., & Wurl, J. (2012) “New Grantsmanship: Digital Sustainability, Open Access, and Consortia Arrangements” Midwest Archival Conference. Grand Rapids, MI. April 19- 21, 2012

Presentations

Eckard, M., Collie, A., Witteveen-Lane, C. (2015) Implementing Sustainable Research Data Services at Three Diverse Institutions. Association of College and Research Libraries. Portland, OR. March 25-28, 2015.

Higgins, D., Collie, A., Mak,. L. (2014) International Conference of Digital Archives and Digital Humanities, Taipei, Taiwan

Collie, A., Mak, L., Higgins, D. (2014) ETD Repository: Drupal, Fedora Commons, Apache Solr and Islandora. 2014 MSU IT Conference. East Lansing, MI. June 10, 2014

Collie, A., Rodriguez, M. (2014) “Managing Risk and Growing Emergent Library Services: More People, Less Process” Michigan Library Association’s Annual Conference. Grand Rapids, MI. Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Collie, A., Mooney, H., Nicholson, S., (2014) “Transforming undergraduate research: Embedding information and data literacy.” CIC Center for Library Initiatives 2014. Ann Arbor, MI. May 22 & 23, 2014

Collie, A., Mak, L., Higgins, D., Nicholson, S. (2013). Local Data, International Connections: Enabling and integrating ETD repositories through linked data models. Electronic Theses and Dissertation Conference 2013. Hong Kong, China. September 23, 2013

Collie, A., Mak, L., Higgins, D., Nicholson, S. (2013). ETD metadata and institutional assessment. Cyber- infrastructure Days. Lansing, MI October 24-25, 2013

Collie, A. (2013) “Exposing navigation for bland Content Models.” (2013) Code4lib Midwest. October 14, 2013

Collie, A. (2013) “MSU Library use of Fedora Commons, Archivematica and Islandora.” Mid Michigan Digital Practitioners. August 2, 2013

Collie, A., Mak, L., Higgins, D., Nicholson, S. (2013). Opportunities Abound: ETDs as harbingers of institutional change. United Stated Electronic Theses and Dissertation Conference 2013. Claremont, California. July 24, 2013

Collie, A., Mak, L. (2013) “Building a Robust Pipeline for ETD Ingestion with Rich Metadata.” American Library Association, Digital Preservation Interest Group. June 30, 2013

Collie, A., Mak, L., Higgins, D., Nicholson, S. (2013). Furthering the Community: Integrating Archivematica and Fedora Commons. Library and Information Technology Association 2013. Novermber 8-10

Collie, A., Mak, L., Higgins, D., Nicholson, S. (2013). “Accumulating metadata from tributary workf lows for more robust archival records.” Presented at Archiving 2013. Washington, D.C. April 2-4

Collie, A., Mak, L. (2013) “Incompatible or Interoperable? A METS bridge for a small gap between two digital preservation software packages.” American Library Association, ALCTS Metadata Interest Group. January 27, 2013

Collie, A., Mooney, H., & Nicholson, S. (2012) “Unlocking data management: A curriculum for undergraduate research assistants.” Poster session presented at International Association for Social Science Information Services & Technology 38th Annual Conference Washington, D.C., USA, June 4 - June 8, 2012 Retrieved from http://staff.lib.msu.edu/mooneyh/myresearch/hmooney_iassist2012poster_ unlockingdmforundergrads.pdf

Collie, A., Mooney, H. & Nicholson, S. (2012) “Undergraduates and Research Data Management.” Lightning talk presented at the IASSIST Research Data Preservation & Access Summit. New Orleans, LA. March 22 – 23, 2012

Collie, A., Schmidt, L. & Mooney, H. (2012) “Research Data Management Guidance at Michigan State.” Lightning talk presented at the ASIS&T Research Data Preservation & Access Summit. New Orleans, LA. March 22 – 23, 2012

Collie, A., Mak, L., Nicholson, S. (2011). “One Stone, Two Birds: Data Assessment Framework for Digital Collection Audit and Preservation” Presented at Archiving 2011. Salt Lake City, Utah. 16-19

Collie, W.A. & Witt, M. (2011). A Practice and Value Proposal for Doctoral Dissertation Data Curation. Presented at the 6th International Digital Curation Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Collie, A. “What is Humanities Data?” (2011) Great Lakes THATCamp, 30 April – 1 May 2011.

Cragin, M., Palmer, C., Varvel, V., Collie, A., Dolan, M., (2009). Analyzing data curation job descriptions. Presented during poster session at the 5th International Digital Curation Conference.

Varvel, V. E. Jr., Collie, A., Cragin, M. (2009). Environmental Council survey technical report. (CIRSS Report EC0901). Champaign, IL: Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Grants

Collie, A., Nicholson. S. (2015) “Women’s Overseas Service League Oral Histories” National Historical Publications & Records Committee $18,719.00 [Awarded]

Carlson, J., Mooney, H. (2014) “Developing Data Literacies for Graduate Studies in the Social Sciences”

Higgins, D., Pue, S., Handelman, M., Smiley, B., Collie, A. Networking the Literary: A Workset Creation Tool for Tracking Diasporas and Canons Across Space and Time. HathiTrust Research Center Proposal

Nicholson, S., Collie, A., Padilla, T., Smiley, B., Higgins, D., Rodriguez, M. (2014) “Signals Through Time and Space: MSU G.R. Vincent Voice Library” [Funded through subsequent revision to NHPRC]

Nicholson, S., Collie, A., Mak, L. (2012) NEH “Signals through time and space: Curating primary source recordings.” [Funded through subsequent revision to NHPRC]

Editing

Invited to review for the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication

Invited to review for the Citizen Science 2015 pre-conference at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Invited to review for Access 2013 (St. John’s, NL)

Invited to serve as a Peer Reviewer for the Journal of Web Librarianship’s special issue on Data Curation

Invited to review Association of Research Libraries SPEC 329 by authors (Ghering, Schmidt)

Teaching

Teach (semesterly) Research Data Management Workshop at Faculty Seminar 2010 - present

Teach (annually) Research Data Management Workshop at New Faculty Orientation 2010 - present

Teach (semesterly) Zotero Workshop 2012 - present

Teach (annually) Research Data Management for Engineering Graduate Students 2012 - present

Collie, A. (2012) Research Data Management for Packaging Lab. Michigan State University. December 16, 2012

Collie, A. (2012) Research Data Management for BitLAB. Michigan State University. November 26, 2012

Collie, A. (2012) Research Data Management Bootcamp. Michigan State University. October 12, 2012

Collie, A., Schmidt, L. (2012) Data Management for Research. Faculty Seminar, Michigan State University. May 5, 2012.

Collie, A. (2012) Data Management for Food Science. Michigan State University. January 25, 2012

Training

Collie, A., (2013) “Digital Scholarship Collaborative“ October 30, 2013

Collie, A., Higgins, D. (2013) “Your Digital Collections.” February 21, 2013

Collie, A., Mooney, H. (2013) “Research Data Management Internal Training Series” February - March.

Collie, A. (2012) “Fedora Commons” September 16, 2012

Collie, A., Mak, L., Mooney, H. (2010). “Demystifying Data & Scholarly Communication.” Art of Liaison, Instruction & Selection speaker series, April 26th Michigan State University Library

Awards

MSU Libraries Special Project Award -- ETD Repository 2014

Beta Phi Mu, Alpha Chapter -- Invited 2013

Graduate Fellow – UIUC GSLIS Data Curation Education Program 2009-2010

Student/Faculty Creative & Research Activity Award – WIU College of Arts and Sciences 2008

Research and Creative Institute Tuition Scholarship – WIU College of Arts and Science 2007

Nai-Tung Ting Departmental Scholar – WIU English Department 2006-2007

Courework, Certifications & Professional Development

EAD805 “Administration in Higher Education”

Sustaining Digital Resources. ITHAKA S+R Princeton, New Jersey

Research Data Lifecycle Management Workshop. Princeton, New Jersey

Data Curation Profiles Toolkit Workshop. West Lafayette, IN

Disaster Workshop by Michigan Archival Association. Ann Arbor, MI

Media Preservation Workshop. Bloomington, IN

“Finding Our Way: Collaborative Strategies for Developing Geospatial Services.” Minneapolis, MN

Professional Service & Affiliations

President, Michigan Alliance for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage

Co-Chair, Standards and Practices Working Group -- National Digitial Stewardship Alliance

Program Committee, Mid-Michigan Digital Practitioners

Member, Code4lib

Member, Fedora Midwest User Group

Member, Digital Curation Associates Network

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