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Mark Laufersweiler

University of Oklahoma Libraries
Research Data Specialist
Dr. Mark Laufersweiler has always had a strong interest in computers, computing, data and data visualization and things weather. Starting at OU in 1999, Mark was the Computer Systems Coordinator for the School of Meteorology (SoM). He was responsible for managing the real time data feed and departmental data archive. He assisted the SoM promoting the computing and data skills needed for teaching and research based on current best practices and pedagogy. Since the Fall of 2013, he has served as the Research Data Specialist for the OU Libraries. Mark supports the Libraries' research mission by developing and offering workshops, seminars and short courses, helping the university community with data management plans and better practices for research data management. He is the university’s representative to ORCID and the Carpentries. He organizes activities for the Data Analytics, Visualization, and Informatics Syndicate (DAVIS) located in Bizzell Memorial Library.