Bill Corey is the Research Data Management Librarian. Bill has been working for UVA since November 1990 – 30 years, the last 17 for the Library. He has supported the research process through central support operations in Clemons Library, LEO, management of the Ivy Annex, the Google Book Project, the Ivy Stacks Retrofit Project, the Data Management Consulting Group, and currently with the Research Data Services + Sciences Team. He has been the liaison to the McIntire Department of Commerce, the Economics Department, and the Department of Politics.
He is currently focused on how data visualization enhances the research process, including data sharing, using Tableau, Power BI, RAWGraphs and Gephi. He is working on research data management best practices including data sharing, data storage and backups, data security and encryption, data privacy, and DMP templates. He is exploring using Power Apps to acquire and share data in the field.
He actively stays current on the latest Microsoft products that the University of Virginia uses including Office 365, SharePoint Online and Teams. He has earned certifications on Microsoft SharePoint and SharePoint Online, a certificate from AIIM in Implementing Information Management with SharePoint and Office 365, and is an AIIM Content Analytics Specialist. He has completed courses from The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) including Intellectual Property Management, the Advanced Course on Copyright and Related Rights, the Advanced Course on Intellectual Property, Traditional Knowledge (TK), and Traditional Cultural Expressions (TCEs), and Software Licensing including Open Source.
He has a BA in Philosophy from George Mason University and a MS in Library and Information Studies from Florida State University.