Elizabeth Bedford is the Data Services Projects Librarian at UW Libraries. Her goal is to assist researchers in properly caring for their data, from the time they put together their grant proposal’s Data Management Plan until they deposit their curated and documented data sets in an appropriate repository.
Before coming to Seattle, Liz was an independent consultant working in digital preservation and data curation, with clients including the Digital Curation Centre, the University of Edinburgh, and the EDINA National Data Centre. She began the data-centric portion of her career at the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, after earning her MS in Information from the University of Michigan School of Information. She holds an AB in English Language and Literature from the University of Chicago.