Lynda is the Senior Data Librarian at the Cornell Institute for Social & Economic Research. Previously she was the Research Data Services Coordinator at the UNC Greensboro’s University Libraries and the part-time Assistant Director of the International & Global Studies program.
She received an MA in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and an MLIS from UNC Greensboro and is a doctoral candidate in American history and British imperial studies at UNC Greensboro. Her focus is late 19th/early 20th century humanitarian and anti-imperial movements.
She is active internationally and nationally in IASSIST and ALA. She has been recognized with the UNCG School of Education Early Career Award in 2012 and the 2019 Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Politics, Policy, and International Relations Section (PPIRS) Marta Lange/SAGE-CQ Press Award. She co-founded and provides technical support for the award winning webinar series, Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian, a series developed by the Government Resources Section of NCLA.
Her presentations and publications focus on data librarianship, data management, and information literacy. Her ORCID ID is https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3263-859X