Kristin Briney

Data Services Librarian

University Libraries
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee



Kristin Briney is the Data Services Librarian at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she advises researchers on data management plans and data best practices. She has a PhD in chemistry and a Master’s degree in library and information studies. Kristin is an advocate for better data management and promotes best practices through her book, “Data Management for Researchers”; her blog; and her own research on data policy and library data management. When not thinking about data, she drinks lots of tea, knits and sews, and enjoys being a Wisconsin transplant.

Briney, Kristin. 2018. “Data Management Practices in Library Learning Analytics: A Critical Review.” [submitted for review]

Perry, M. R., Briney, K. A., Goben, A., Asher, A., Jones, K. M. L., Robertshaw, M. B., & Salo D. (2018). SPEC Kit 360: Learning analytics. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries.

Briney, Kristin. 2018. “Gaining Competency: Learning to Teach Data Visualization.” Journal of eScience Librarianship 7(1): e1116.

Briney, K. (2015) “Data Management for Researchers.” Exeter: Pelagic Publishing.

Briney K, Goben A, Zilinski L. (2015). “Do You Have an Institutional Data Policy? A Review of the Current Landscape of Library Data Services and Institutional Data Policies.” Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, 3(2), eP1232.

Whitmire, A; Briney, K; Nurnberger, A; Henderson, M; Atwood, T; Janz, M; Kozlowski, W; Lake, S; Vandegrift, M; Zilinski, L. (2015). “A table summarizing the Federal public access policies resulting from the US Office of Science and Technology Policy memorandum of February 2013.” figshare

Briney, K., & Jones, K. M. L. (2018). Learning analytics & academic libraries. Library Values and Privacy in our National Digital Strategies Summit, New York, NY. [slides]

Goben, A., Briney, K. A., & Robertshaw, M. B. Libraries and Learning Analytics: Identifying the Issues. Annual Conference of the American Library Association. New Orleans, LA. June 2018.

ALA Annual ACRL Panel: Collecting Library Data: Policies and Data Management Procedures for Improvement (June 25, 2017) “Patron Privacy & Data Management” [slides/recording (ALA login required)]

NISO Webinar: Emerging Tools to Improve Management of Data (September 8, 2016) “Leveling Up Data Management.” [slides]

TEDxUWMilwaukee (October 3, 2015) “Rethinking Research Data.”

ACRL Digital Curation Interest Group Webinar (April 30, 2014) “Practical Data Management.” [slides]