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Nic Weber

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Assistant Professor
Office: Mary Gates Hall 330B
Phone: 206.221.6973

Current Quarter Teaching

  • LIS 600 - Independent study or research

Education

  • Ph D, Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, 2015
  • MSlis, Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, 2010
  • BA, English and History, University of Illinois, 2005

Awards

  • Sustainability in Urban Contexts Early-career Research Fellow - International Social Science Council, 2015
  • FORCE11 - Oxford, Travel Award - Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 2015
  • RDA DataSHARE Early-career Research Fellow - Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 2015
  • Early-Career Award - National Science Foundation, Workshop on Sustainable Scientific Software 3, 2015
  • Best PhD Dissertation Proposal - Beta Phi Mu, 2015
  • Best Paper Award - ASIS&T Scientific and Technological Information Special Interest Group, 2015

Memberships

  • American Meteorological Society
  • ASIS&T
  • Earth Science Informatics Partners

Publications and Contributions

  • Conference Paper No Drones: Institutional Critique of UAS Data Accessibility and implications for Environmental Humanities (2017)
    Digital Humanities (DH) Authors: Nicholas Weber, L. Barbieri
  • Conference Paper Orchestrating Cloud Infrastructure to Manage Sensitive Data (2017)
    International Digital Curation Conference Author: Nicholas Weber
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Assessing and tracing the outcomes and impact of research infrastructures (2016)
    Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology Authors: Matthew S Mayernik, David L Hart, Keith E Maull, Nicholas Weber
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Beyond the matrix Repository services for qualitative data (2016)
    IFLA Journal Volume 42 Issue 4 page 292–302 Authors: Sebastian Karcher, Dessislava Kirilova, Nicholas Weber
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Introduction to Data Models Special Collection (2016)
    Data Science Journal Volume 15 Authors: Nicholas Weber, Karen Wickett
  • Ph.D. Thesis A framework for analyzing the sustainability of peer produced science commons (2015)
    Author: Nicholas Weber
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Community recommendations for sustainable scientific software (2015)
    Journal of Open Research Software Volume 3 Issue 1 Authors: Robert R Downs, W Christopher Lenhardt, Erin Robinson, Ethan Davis, Nicholas Weber
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Data Curation Workshop Book: Hong Kong (2015)
    Authors: J Stephen Downie, Andrea K Thomer, Nicholas Weber
  • Conference Paper Polycentric Governance in Sociotechnical Systems (2015)
    Proceedings of the iConference Workshop on Sustainability for Information Communication Technologies Author: Nicholas Weber
  • Conference Paper Towards a Model of Sociotechnical Systems Resilience (2015)
    Proceedings of the International Association for the Study of the Commons Annual Meeting Author: Nicholas Weber
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Community Recommendations for Improving Sustainable Scientific Software Practices (2014)
    Authors: Robert R Downs, W Christopher Lenhardt, Erin Robinson, Ethan Davis, Nicholas Weber
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Extending Curation Profiles to Study Enterprise-level Data Practices (2014)
    iConference 2014 Proceedings Authors: Nicholas Weber, Carole L Palmer
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Paratexts and documentary practices: Text mining authorship and acknowledgment from a bioinformatics corpus (2014)
    Examining Paratextual Theory and its Applications in Digital Culture page 84–109 Authors: Nicholas Weber, Andrea K Thomer
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal The phylogeny of a dataset (2014)
    Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Volume 51 Issue 1 page 1–11 Authors: Andrea K Thomer, Nicholas Weber
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Using Named Entity Recognition as a Classification Heuristic (2014)
    iConference 2014 Proceedings Authors: Andrea K Thomer, Nicholas Weber
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Complications in climate data classification: The political and cultural production of variable names (2013)
    Advances In Classification Research Online Volume 23 Issue 1 page 57–58 Authors: Nicholas Weber, Andrea K Thomer, Gary Strand
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Dispatches, digests and doodles: Exploring the significant properties of field notebooks (2013)
    Authors: Andrea K Thomer, Nicholas Weber
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Foundations of data curation: the pedagogy and practice of “purposeful work” with research data (2013)
    Arch J Volume 3 Authors: Carole L Palmer, Nicholas Weber, T Munoz, AH Renear
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Lead, lag or get out of the index: Exploring macro-economic indicators of data use (2013)
    Authors: Nicholas Weber, Andrea K Thomer
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Niche modeling: Ecological metaphors for sustainable software in science (2013)
    arXiv preprint arXiv:1309.1810 Authors: Nicholas Weber, Andrea Thomer, Michael Twidale
  • Conference Proceeding Research Problems in Data Curation: Outcomes from the Data Curation Education in Research Centers Program (2013)
    AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts Volume 1 page 1645 Authors: CL Palmer, MS Mayernik, Nicholas Weber, KS Baker, K Kelly, MR Marlino, CA Thompson
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal The Product and System Specificities of Measuring Curation Impact (2013)
    International Journal of Digital Curation Volume 8 Issue 2 page 223–234 Authors: Nicholas Weber, Andrea K Thomer, Matthew S Mayernik, Bob Dattore, Zaihua Ji, Steve Worley
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal The relevance of research data sharing and reuse studies (2013)
    Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Volume 39 Issue 6 page 23–26 Author: Nicholas Weber
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Combined methods, thick descriptions: Languages of collaboration on Github (2012)
    Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Volume 49 Issue 1 page 1–4 Author: Nicholas Weber
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Current trends and future directions in data curation research and education (2012)
    Journal of Web Librarianship Volume 6 Issue 4 page 305–320 Authors: Nicholas Weber, Carole L Palmer, Tiffany C Chao
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Integrating Conceptual and Empirical Studies of Data to Guide Curatorial Processes (2012)
    Authors: Carole L Palmer, Tiffany C Chao, Nicholas Weber, Simone Sacchi
  • Conference Proceeding Rainmakers, space mirrors and atmospheric vacuums: a bibliometric mapping of geoengineering research (2012)
    Proceedings of the 2012 iConference page 639–640 Author: Nicholas Weber
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal System Slack in Cyberinfrastructure Development: Mind the Gaps (2012)
    Authors: Nicholas Weber, Karen S Baker
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Value and context in data use: Domain analysis revisited (2012)
    Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Volume 49 Issue 1 page 1–10 Authors: Nicholas Weber, Karen S Baker, Andrea K Thomer, Tiffany C Chao, Carole L Palmer
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Knowledge Infrastructure: The Research Library’s Role in Information Transfer (2011)
    Author: Nicholas Weber
  • Technical Report Report on the Data Curation Research Summit (2011)
    Authors: Nicholas Weber, Tiffany C Chao, Carole L Palmer, Virgil E Varvel, Jr
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Shaken and stirred: ASIS&T 2011 attendee reactions to Shaking it up: embracing new methods for publishing, finding, discussing, and measuring our research output (2011)
    Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Volume 48 Issue 1 page 1–2 Authors: Alex Garnett, Heather Piwowar, Kim Holmberg, Jason Priem, Christina K Pikas, Nicholas Weber
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Shaking it up: embracing new methods for publishing, finding, discussing, and measuring our research output (2011)
    Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Volume 48 Issue 1 page 1–3 Authors: Alex Garnett, Kim Holmberg, Christina K Pikas, Heather Piwowar, Jason Priem, Nicholas Weber
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal The analytic potential of scientific data: Understanding re-use value (2011)
    Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Volume 48 Issue 1 page 1–10 Authors: Carole L Palmer, Nicholas Weber, Melissa H Cragin
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Evaluating data citation and sharing policies in the environmental sciences (2010)
    Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Volume 47 Issue 1 page 1–2 Authors: Nicholas Weber, Heather A Piwowar, Todd J Vision
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Which Life-Cycle? Data Curation and Records Management Education (2010)
    Author: Nicholas Weber
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal Hebbian learning in the agglomeration of conducting particles (1999)
    Physical Review E Volume 59 Issue 3 page 3165 Authors: M Sperl, A Chang, Nicholas Weber, A Hübler

Presentations

  • "CAQDAS Preservation for Developers" (2016)
    Archiving Qualitative Data Software
  • "Modeling Cultural Evolution with Metadata Collections" (2016)
    International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications DC-2016
  • "Future of Software Citation" (2015)
    Renaissance Computing Institute