Data Governance: Another Side of Data Curation
Until 2012 MacKenzie Smith was research director at the MIT Libraries, where she oversaw digital library research and development. Her research focused on the Semantic Web for scholarly communication, and digital data curation in support of e-research. From 2002 until 2011 she was the Library's Associate Director for Technology, overseeing the library's use of technology and its technology strategy. MacKenzie is now based in the Bay Area and is consulting on several cutting-edge digital library and related initiatives, including a Science Fellowship at Creative Commons, Special Consultant to the Association of Research Libraries' E-Science Institute, and the Digital Public Library of America. Her interest in data governance stems from working with Creative Commons on their Science program. Her interest in data governance stems from working with Creative Commons on their science program.