IASSIST 2023 Conference Archive

IASSIST 2023: Diversity in Research: Social Justice from Data

Host city: Philadelphia

Host: IASSIST with representation from the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, Rutgers, and Temple University

Dates: May 30-June 2, 2023

Ordinal: 48

Conference website



Fireside Chat with Dr. Jackie Carter, Dr. Kirsten Thorpe, and Kathleen Weldon
Jackie Carter (University of Manchester)
Kirsten Thorpe (University of Technology Sydney)
Kathleen Weldon (Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at Cornell University)

Erik Larson (The City of Philadelphia)

May 31, 2023: Panel A1

International developments in policy, tools and workflows for sensitive data management
Darren Bell (UK Data Service)
Deirdre Lungley (UK Data Service;)
Ryan Perry (Australian Data Archive)
Steve McEachern (Australian Data Archive)

May 31, 2023: A2


May 31, 2023: Session A3

An evolving research data policy landscape: Reflections on an academic library’s place
Sophia Lafferty-Hess (Duke University)
Jen Darragh (Duke University)

Ageism and Technology: Social justice perspective
Folasade Oguntoye (Lead City University, Ibadan, Nigeria)

Indigenous Data Matters: Finding Data for First Nations, Inuk and Metis Peoples in Canada
Alexandra Cooper (Queen's University)
Kevin Manuel (Toronto Metropolitan University)

Data for all: Data literacy lessons from a mini-course on data inclusivity and accessibility
Christine Nieman (University of Maryland, Baltimore)
Peace Ossom-Williamson (NYU Langone Health)
Elizabeth Roth (Medical University of South Carolina)
John Bramble (University of Utah)

May 30, 2023: Session A4

Librarians in the Military: information management lessons learned during the Ukraine crisis
Christina Kulp (ederal Reserve Bank of Kansas City)

A Competence Matrix for Data Curation
Kathrin Behrens (GESIS - Leibniz-Institute for Social Sciences)

Successes, pain points, and lessons learned when curating data at scale: The NACJD experience
A.J. Million (ICPSR)

Introducing RDM Best Practices into Advanced Research Computing Workflows
Jeff Moon (Compute Ontario)

May 30, 2023: Panel B1

IASSIST's Anti-Racism Resources Introduction and Hackathon
Meryl Brodsky (University of Texas Austin)
Michele Hayslett (University Libraries at UNC)

May 30, 2023: Session B2

Diversity in data: Lessons from interdisciplinary practices
Inna Kouper (Indiana University)
Jonathan Petters (Virginia Tech)
Thea Lindquist (University of Colorado Boulder)

Studying Data Citations and Articles to Assess Current Data Use by Diverse Users
Robert Downs (Columbia University)
Robert Chen (Columbia University)
Joachim Schumacher (Columbia University)
Alexander de Sherbinin (Columbia University)
Susana Adamo (Columbia University)

Gay Rights Research and Advocacy in Nigeria: The Place of Data Mining and Data Visualization
Sophia Adeyeye (Lead City University)
Taofeek Abiodun Oladokun (Lead City University)

Where's the data? A story of data discovery, cleaning, and equality
Alicia Hofelich Mohr (University of Minnesota)
Cynthia Hudson Vitale (Association of Research Libraries)
Joel Herndon (Duke University)

May 30, 2023: Session B3

Exploring sex, sexual orientation and gender identity through interactive visualisations
J. Kasmire (UK Data Service)
Alle Bloom (UK Data Service)
Louise Capener (UK Data Service)
Nadia Kennar (UK Data Service)

Linked Open Research Data for Social Science – a concept registry for granular data documentation
Pascal Siegers (GESIS Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences)
Dagmar Kern (GESIS Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences)
Antonia May (GESIS Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences)
Fakhri Momeni (GESIS Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences)
Ben Zapilko (GESIS Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences)
Andreas Daniel (Deutsches Zentrum für Hochschul- und Wissenschaftsforschung)
Knut Wenzig (SOEP@DIW)
Jan Goebel (SOEP@DIW)
Jana Nebelin (SOEP@DIW)
Claudia Saalbach (SOEP@DIW)

Enabling reproducibility in Secure Data Facilities
Beate Lichtwardt (UK Data Service, UK Data Archive, University of Essex)
Cristina Magder (UK Data Service, UK Data Archive, University of Essex)

Using DDI-Lifecycle to Document the BLS National Longitudinal Survey of Youth
Daniel Gillman (US Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Hugette Sun (US Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Safia Abdirizak (US Bureau of Labor Statistics)

May 30, 2023: Session B4

Shifting pathways: managing the risks of the different access routes for sensitive data
Deborah Wiltshire (GESIS-Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)

TRE’s sound great – but how do they REALLY work?
John Sanderson (UK Data Service)
James Scott (UK Data Service)

The CADRE technical environment for research data access in Australia
Marina McGale (Australian Data Archive, Australian National University)
Steven McEachern (Australian Data Archive, Australian National University)
Vikas Chinchansur (Australian Data Archive, Australian National University)
Shenhai Chen (Australian Data Archive, Australian National University)

Establishing the means for providing suitable representation of indigenous knowledge within The Dataverse Project
Steven McEachern (Australian Data Archive)
Jane Anderson (Engelberg Center for Innovation Law and Policy in the Law School at New York University)
Sonia Barbosa (The Dataverse Project, IQSS, Harvard University)

June 1, 2023: Panel C1

What do future data services look like?
Emma Gordon (ADR UK)
Richard Welpton (Economic & Social Research Council)
Felix Ritchie (University of the West of England)
Elizabeth Green (University of the West of England)
Steven McEachern (Australian National University)
Maggie Levenstein (University of Michigan)
Kirsten Dutton (Economic & Social Research Council)
Libby Bishop (GESIS-Leibniz-Institute for Social Sciences in Germany)

June 1, 2023: Panel C2

Finding tools for data documenting racism and the Black experience internationally and guides for searching and using data with an antiracism lens.
Van Bich Tran (Temple University)
Jennifer Boettcher (Georgetown University)
Kevin Manuel (Toronto Metropolitan University)
Jenny McBurney (University of Minnesota - Twin Cities)
Ryan Womack (Rutgers University)
Anja Perry (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)

June 1, 2023: Session C3

Stewarding Our Resources: Building a Sustainable IPUMS Archival Document Access System
Diana Magnuson (Institute for Social Research and Data Innovation)

The ODISSEI Portal: building a metadata repository for the social sciences in the Netherlands
Angelica Maineri (Erasmus University Rotterdam & ODISSEI)

Research on the Long-term Development Plan of the Korea Social Science Data Archive (KOSSDA)
Jungwon Yang (Clark Library, University of Michigan;)
Won-ho Park (Seoul National University)
Seok-ho Kim (Seoul National University)
Dowon Kim (Seoul National University)
Hyowon Kim (Seoul National University)

Archiving Experiments: A Time-sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences (TESS) and Roper Center Collaboration
Jessica Ko (Roper Center for Public Opinion Research)

June 1, 2023: Session C4

Support for economic surveys
Stephanie Tulley (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)
Amber Sherman (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland)

The Local News Data Hub: Championing data journalism and equity, one story at a time
Carly Penrose (Local News Data Hub)
Breanna Schnurr (Local News Data Hub)
April Lindgren (Local News Data Hub)
Kevin Manuel (Local News Data Hub)
Nicole Blanchett (Local News Data Hub)

FAIR to Care? Repository landscaping and support for FAIR in Europe
Tuomas J. Alaterä (Finnish Social Science Data Archive)

June 1, 2023: Panel D1

Metadata Provider Perspectives on Longitudinal Data Harmonization
Jon Johnson (CLOSER, Social Research Institute, UCL)
Sanda Ionescu (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) » doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8028946
Nancy Kassam-Adams (Child Trauma Data Archives, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia) » doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7998242
Luce Marie (Center for Socio-Political Data, Sciences Po;)
Jeremy Iverson, (Colectica)
Barry Radler (Barold Freeman Consulting)

Session D2

Better together: Collaborating on a community-led initiative to develop a survey of Canadian Dataverse administrators
Meghan Goodchild (Queen's University)
Alisa B. Rod (McGill University)
Shahira Khair (University of Victoria)
Alexander Jerabek (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Danica Evering (McMaster University)
Tara Stieglitz (MacEwan University)
Lacey Cain (Carleton University)
Lina Harper (The Digital Research Alliance of Canada)

Data archives: Bridging the gaps in research output support
Janet McDougall (Australian Data Archive)
Steven McEachern (Australian Data Archive)

RDM goes OER: Community-Sourcing a Canadian Open Educational Resource on Research Data Management
Elizabeth Hill (Western University)
Kristi Thompson (Western University)

Setting the Foundations for Stronger Partnerships and Collaborations for Developing Institutional RDM Strategies in Canada
Lucia Costanzo (University of Guelph)
Alexandra Cooper (Queen's University)

June 1, 2023: Session D3

Repository CARE takes time: data repository management and implementation of social justice principles towards ethical data sharing
Reid Boehm (Purdue University)
Megan O'Donnell (Iowa State University)
Matthew Harp (Arizona State University)

Delivering data from the UK Censuses 2021/22 - challenges faced: data on the LGBTQ+ population and privacy
Oliver Duke-Williams (University College London)
Vassilis Routsis (University College London)

Implementing Data Services for Indigenous Scholarship and Sovereignty
Miranda Belarde-Lewis (University of Washington, Seattle)
Sebastian Karcher (Qualitative Data Repository)
Sandy Littletree (University of Washington, Seattle)
Carole L. Palmer (University of Washington, Seattle)
Nic Weber (University of Washington, Seattle)

Queering data queries: facilitating the discovery of MORGAI data
Jonas Recker (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
Anja Perry (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)

June 1, 2023: Session D4

Uncovering Historical British Survey Data Through File Format Migration
Kelsie Norek (Roper Center for Public Opinion Research)

Known Items and Narrow Topics: What Queries Say About Data Search Strategies
Sara Lafia (University of Michigan)
A.J. Million (University of Michigan)
Libby Hemphill (University of Michigan)

Make it explicit: Surfacing Power and Ethics in the CURATE(D) Protocol
Mikala Narlock (University of Minnesota)
Reina Channo Murray (Johns Hopkins University)
Scout Calvert (University of Nebraska - Lincoln)
Lana Tidwell Dolan (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
Shawna Taylor (Association of Research Libraries)

The #WomenLaborCOVID Project: Tracking Inequality
Abigail Goben (University of Illinois Chicago)
Nell Haynes (Nell Haynes, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame)

June 2, 2023: Panel E1

Advancing cross-domain data integration for global development - learnings from the WorldFAIR project
Simon Hodson (CODATA)
Steve McEachern (Australian Data Archive)
Arofan Gregory (CODATA - DDI Alliance)
Ran Li (Drexel University)

June 2, 2023: Panel E2

Why Open Science is not enough
Paula Lackie ()
Michele Hayslett (University Libraries at UNC)
Tim Dennis (UCLA)
Wahidah Zain (Universiti Teknologi (UiTM) MARA Malaysia)

June 2, 2023: Session E3

Developing metadata management training: Experiences and future plans
Hayley Mills (CLOSER, UCL)
Jon Johnson (CLOSER, UCL)
Becky Oldroyd (CLOSER, UCL)

Doing what works in teaching with data: quantitative data and data skills in UK social science higher education teaching
Jennifer Buckley (University of Manchester (UK Data Service))
Alle Bloom (University of Manchester (UK Data Service))
Vanessa Higgins (University of Manchester (UK Data Service))

Data Diaries: Helping Undergraduate Students Reckon with Defining and Collecting Data One Golden Hour at a Time
Parvaneh Abbaspour (Lewis & Clark College)

June 2, 2023: Session E4

To do or not to do? – Decision-making trees and tools for legal questions in research data management (RDM)
Oliver Watteler (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)

The role of trust and data management for better educational system
David Schiller (University of Applied Science of the Grisons (FHGR))

What Do You Mean I Can’t Download the Full Text? - Supporting Research on Licensed Text Mining Platforms
Michael Beckstrand (University of Minnesota)
Cody Hennesy (University of Minnesota)

When to use the k-rule? Managing the risk of de-anonymisation in survey data
Anja Perry (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)

June 2, 2023: Panel F1

"We are the Champions": Exploring a Data Champions Pilot in the Canadian Context
Jane Fry (Carleton University)
Nick Rochlin (University of British Columbia)
Jen Pecoskie, MLIS, Ph.D. (The Digital Research Alliance of Canada)
Colin Conrad, PhD (Dalhousie University)

June 2, 2023: Session F2

The role of data in the fight for social justice in Uganda
Winny Nekesa AKULLO (Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority)

Making metadata inclusive: content development in the European Language Social Science Thesaurus (ELSST)
Sharon Bolton (UK Data Service))
Lorna Balkan (UK Data Service))
Jeannine Beeken (UK Data Service))
Christina Bornatici (Swiss Centre of Expertise in the Social Sciences (FORS))

Diversifying Librarianship through a Data Services Internship for BIPOC Graduate Students
Justin de la Cruz (National Center for Data Services / NYU Health Services Library)

June 2, 2023: Session F3

Powerful DDI-CDI Metadata – the How and the Why?
Deirdre Lungley (UK Data Service)
Thomas Gilders (UK Data Service)

Flow My Tears, the Data Librarian Said: The Challenges and Frustrations of Working with Administrative Data
Rob O'Reilly (Emory University)

Introducing the MAST Methodology - a new framework for developing metadata management capability
Samuel Spencer (Aristotle Metadata)
Lauren Eickhorst (Aristotle Metadata)

June 2, 2023: Session F4

Servicing the Service: Harnessing your institution's business data
Oliver Parkes (UK Data Archive)

Using Common Data Elements to Foster Interoperability of Research on Health Disparities
Megan Chenoweth (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), University of Michigan)
John Kubale (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), University of Michigan)
James McNally (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), University of Michigan)

The ghost in the machine: How IT Service Management (ITSM) underpins a Social Science Data Service
Darren Bell (UK Data Service)

June 2, 2023: Lightning Talks

Indigenous data manipulation
Noé Nessel (Ministry of Education - Buenos Aires)

Integrating and Evaluating Best Practices in Research Reproducibility at Carnegie Mellon University
Chasz Griego (Carnegie Mellon University)

Data Management and Care
Negeen Aghassibake (University of Washington Libraries)

Bottom up needs versus central policy in the institutional repository of the Academy of Sciences ASEP
Rudolf Sýkora (Library of Czech Academy of Sciences)
Jindřich Fejfar (Library of Czech Academy of Sciences)

Towards an inclusive RDM in Germany
Katrin Henzel (Kiel University Library)
Monika Linne (RWI Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung)

May 30, 2023: Poster Session

Development of the Self-Archiving System in the Social Science Japan Data Archive
Megumi Ikeda (The University of Tokyo)
Nobutada Yokouchi (The University of Tokyo)
Satoshi Miwa (The University of Tokyo)

Central Asia and Mongolia Gender Data Portal
Ryan Womack (Rutgers University)
Aizada Arystanbek (Rutgers University)

Beyond Data Literacy: Helping Nontraditional Students Get "Ready4Research"
Ann Glusker (University of California, Berkeley)

Developing an Interactive Data Deposit Decision Tree
Leslie Barnes (University of Toronto)
Dylanne Dearborn (University of Toronto)
Jasmine Lefresne (University of Toronto)
Steve Marks (University of Toronto)

Get Data Ready! with GSU: Georgia State University Library's Data Literacy Skills Digital Badges Micro-Credentialing Program
Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh (Georgia State University)
Halley Riley (Georgia State University)
Ashley Rockwell (Georgia State University)

Introducing the MAST Methodology - a new framework for developing metadata management capability
Samuel Spencer (Aristotle Metadata)
Lauren Eickhorst (Aristotle Metadata)

Research Spotlights: Introducing a tool for showcasing the visibility of diverse populations in scholarly publications
Homeyra Banaeefar (ICPSR)
Sarah Burchart (ICPSR)
Eszter Palvolgyi-Polyak (ICPSR)

Enabling Meta-analysis with a Research Data Repository
John Marcotte (University of Michigan)
Sarah Rush (University of Michigan)
Kelly Ogden-Schuette (University of Michigan)

Examining racial attitudes, ethnicity and inequality through the UK Data Service
Rodney Appleyard (UK Data Service)
Gemma Hakins (UK Data Service)

Increasing diversity and inclusivity in data archiving the UKDA way
Gemma Hakins (UK Data Service)

People of Iassist: who are pushed out and who are or pulled in?
Flavio Bonifacio (Metis Rierche)

Visualizing Global Collaborations: Democratizing Access to Persistent Identifier Metadata and Analysis
Olivia Given Castello (Temple University Libraries)
Negeen Aghassibake (University of Washington)

May 30, 2023: Posters - IASSIST Africa Research Grant winners

Data revolution and Health Justice for Women living with disabilities in Nigeria
Adefunke Olanike Alabi (University of Lagos)

May 30, 2023: Pre-Conference Workshops

Workshop 1: A Friendly Introduction to Python for Absolute Beginners
Kara Handren (University of Toronto)
Kelly Schultz (University of Toronto)

Workshop 2: Understanding Data Anonymization
Kristi Thompson (Western University)

Workshop 3: Analyzing donations of digital trace data: Starting with your own search behavior
Ericka Menchen-Trevino (American University)

Workshop 4: Incorporating Critical Data Literacy into Data Visualization Pedagogy
Subhanya Sivajothy (McMaster University)

Workshop 5: Introduction to the Dataverse software for managing and sharing your research data
Sonia Barbosa (The Dataverse Project, Harvard University)