Amy Barton

University Title:
Assistant Professor
Division/Unit(s):
Data Specialists
Research Data
Research & Assessment
Location(s):
Stewart Center
174B

Professional Information

Faculty Rank:
Assistant Professor
Liaison Areas:
Data Services
Research Areas:
Determine new approaches to describing and managing research data and other digital collections. Develop strategies to facilitate discovery, use, and preservation of research data and digital assets. Facilitate collaborative approaches to the development and application of metadata standards to address issues of data management and curation internationally. Engage in national and international discussions about the emerging and dynamic role of metadata in providing access to information resources and research data. Research collaboration models.
Education:
Master of Library Science, Indiana University, 2000 (Focus: Technology)
Bachelor of General Studies, Indiana University, 1995 (Focus: English and communications)
Professional Experience:
Assistant Professor of Library Science, Research Metadata Specialist, Purdue University, Libraries, 2013 to present
Independent Technology & Project Management Consultant, Indiana University School of Medicine, Ruth Lilly Medical Library, 2008-2012
Joint Appointment, Indiana University Center for Bioethics, Indiana University, 2005-2007
Associate Professor, Digital Initiatives Librarian, Indiana University School of Medicine, Ruth Lilly Medical Library, 2002-2007
Honors and Awards:

ANGEL IMPACT Exemplary Course and Program Awards

Leading Light Awards Dinner. Distinguished Use of Technology in Healthcare Delivery Award

Exemplifying the Nims Way - Rookie - Award

Memberships and Service:

Society of American Archivists/Metadata and Digital Object - Member

DataCite. Metadata Working Group member. 2012-present.
- DataCite-Orcid Metadata Harmonization Working Group with EU Deliverable. 2013-2014.
- DataCite RDF & DC2AP Mapping/Update Working Group. Chair. 2015.

MetaArchive Metadata Working Group. Co-Chair. 2014-2015.

Research Data Alliance. 2013-present
- Metadata Standards Directory Working Group. 2013
- Metadata Standards Catalog Working Group. 2015-present

Purdue University Committee for Student Excellence. 2013-present
Purdue University Scholastic Delinquencies & Readmissions Committee. 2012-present
Purdue University Libraries Research Council. 2013-2015
Purdue University Libraries Seminar Committee. 2013-present.
- Brown Bag Coordinator. 2014-2015

Data Services Specialist Search Committee. ​2012
Purdue University Libraries Digital Initiatives Operations Manager Search Committee. 2014 
Metadata Services Specialist Search Committee. 2015 
Repository Outreach Specialist Searech Committee. 2015

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications:
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Barton, Amy., Bracke, Paul., Clark, Ann. "Digitization, Data Curation, and Human Rights Documents: Case Study of a Library-Researcher-Practitioner Collaboration." IASSIST Quarterly. 40(1), 2016.

Dearborn, Carly., Barton, Amy J., Harmeyer, Neal. “The Purdue University Research Repository: HUBzero customization for dataset publication and digital preservation.” OCLC Systems & Services. 30(1), 2014.

Barton, Amy J., Dixon, Brian E., Noonan Skopelja, Elaine and Javed, Salman. “A Case Study of a Semantically Enhanced Public Health Digital Collection.” Journal of Library Metadata. November, 13(4): 367-380, 2013.

Hatfield, Amy J. and Kelley, Shanna. “Case Study: Lessons Learned through Digitizing the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research Collection.” Journal of the Medical Library Association. July, 95(3): 267-270, 2007.

Hatfield, Amy J. and Bangert, Michael P. “Implementation of the Clinical Encounters Tracking System at the Indiana University School of Medicine.” Medical Reference Services Quarterly. Winter, 24(4), 2005.

Hatfield, Amy J. and Brahmi, Francis. “Angel: Post-Implementation Evaluation at the Indiana University School of Medicine.” Medical Reference Services Quarterly. Fall 23(3), 2004.

Hatfield, Amy J. “Content Analysis of Restrictive Publisher Copyright Policies for Electronic Reserves.” Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Information Supply. 11(3), 2000.

Other Publications:
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Zilinski, L.D., Barton, A., Zhang, T., Pouchard, L., & Pascuzzi, P. (2016). “Research Data Integration in the Purdue Libraries.” Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 42(2). Link: https://www.asist.org/files/bulletin/dec-15/RDAP_All.pdf

Consortium, ODIN; Aryani, Amir; Barton, Amy J; brase, jan; Brown, Josh; Demeranville, Tom; Herterich, Patricia; McAvoy, Lynne; Paglione, Laura; Ruiz, Sergio; Thorisson, Gudmundur; Vision, Todd; Ziedorn, Frauke (2015): D4.2: Workflow for interoperability. figshare.
http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1373669
Retrieved 16:23, Aug 24, 2015 (GMT). 

Engum, Scott, Hatfield, Amy J., Bangert, Michael P. “Electronic Clinical Encounter Tracking System – Lessons Learned.” Focus on Surgical Education. Summer 2006.

Hatfield, Amy J. Review of Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators, by Kenneth D. Crews. Journal of the Medical Library Association. July; 94(3): 351, 2006.

Hatfield, Amy J. “Geographic Information Systems: Mapping the Opportunities.” MLA News – Technology. Number 362, January 2004.

Presentations

Invited Presentations:
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Barton, Amy J., “Current Developments in Metadata for Research Data.” Special Session at DC-2015: DC-2015, São Paulo, Brazil, September 1-4, 2015.

Barton, A., Bracke, M.S., Bracke, P., Brandt, D.S., Johnson, N., Kong, N.N., Pouchard, L., Sapp Nelson, M. Research Data Management Workshop. Invited workshop presented at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, June 18, 2015.

Barton, Amy J., Maybe, Clarence, Pascuzzi, Pete, Pouchard, Line, Zhang, Tao. “Research Data Integration in the Purdue Libraries.” RDAP 2015, Minneapolis, MN, April 22-24, 2015.

Presentations & Posters:
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Bracke, Marianne Stowell, Parr, Cynthia, Pralle, Barbara, Barton, Amy. "Comparing Metadata Across Disciplinary and Institutional Data Repositories: Lessons for Good Data Publishing Solutions." USAIN 2016. Gainsville, Florida, April 26, 2016 (peer reviewed poster).

Pouchard, Line, Barton, Amy J., Zilinski, Lisa. “Data Narratives: Increasing Scholarly Value.” 77th ASIS&T Annual Meeting. Seattle, Washington, October 31- November 4, 2014 (peer reviewed poster).

Barton, Amy J. “The Weaving of Metadata Standards for Dataset Preservation.” Society of American Archivists 2014. Washington, DC, August 2014 (peer reviewed poster).

Barton, Amy J., Clark, Ann M., Brauke, Paul. “Coding + Metadata = Datasets: The Amnesty International Data and Digitization Project.” IASSIST. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 2014 (presentation).

Clark, Ann M., Bracke, Paul and Barton, Amy J. "Human Rights Appeals in International Polotics: Amnesty International's Urgent Action Texts." Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, Illinois, April 2014. (peer reviewed poster).

Barton, Amy J., Kansa, Eric, Matei, Sorin. “Purdue University Research Repository: Supplying the Downstream Digital Humanities Pipeline.” iDCC 2014. San Francisco, California, February 25, 2014 (peer reviewed poster).

Barton, Amy J. and Dearborn, Carly. “The Purdue University Research Repository: HUBzero customization for dataset publication and digital preservation.” ALCTS PARS Intellectual Access to Preservation Metadata Interest Group. American Library Association Annual Conference. Chicago, Illinois, June 2013 (presentation).

Nalin, Peter, Brokaw, James, Wilson, Jeffrey, Zollinger, Terrel and Hatfield, Amy J. “Applications of GIS for Academic Medicine.” Central Group on Educational Affairs, a Regional Group of the Association of the American Medical Colleges. Indianapolis, Indiana, March 22, 2007 (peer reviewed poster).

Hatfield, Amy J., Hysong, Gabrielle, Huang, Chou, and Kelley, Shanna. “The Bioethics Digital Library: Best Practices Evolving from Ground 0.” Poster Number: 17. Category Assigned: Collections/Resources Electronic. Annual meeting of the Medical Library Association. Phoenix, AR. Sunday, May 21, 2006 (peer reviewed poster).

McGowan, Julie, Frederickson, Karen and Hatfield Amy J. “National Outreach Mapping Center and the power of GIS in health care.” Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Medical Informatics. San Francisco, CA. 1751, Sep 2004 (peer reviewed poster).

Hatfield, Amy J., Leapman, Steven, McGowan, Julie. “GIS as a tool for residency recruitment and application tracking.” Annual Meeting of the Group on Information Resources of the Association of American Medical Colleges. Salt Lake City, UT. May 2004 (peer reviewed poster).

Other Information

Grants and Projects:
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July 2015 International Travel Grant. DC-2015, São Paulo, Brazil, September 1-4, 2015. Invited panelist for the Special Session: “Current Developments in Metadata for Research Data.” Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships (EVPRP). Administered through Purdue University Libraries Research Council. Awardee.
2015-2017 4R Research Fund of the Foundation for Agronomic Research (FAR). International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI). Investigator.
2015-2017 Preservation & Curation of ETD Research Data & Complex Digital Objects (ETDplus). Institute of Museum and Library Services National Leadership Grant. Advisory Board Member.
2013-2014 Human Rights Texts for Digital Research: Archiving & Analyzing Amnesty International’s Historic ‘Urgent Action’ Bulletins at Purdue University. Office of the Vice President for Research, Enhancing Research in the Humanities and the Arts Grant. Investigator.
2011-2012 Transforming Special Collection Digital Content Silos into Digital Knowledge using Semantic Web Technologies. Sparks! Ignition Grants for Libraries and Museums. Institute of Museum and Library Services. Co-Primary Investigator.
2010-2011 Indiana Public Health Digital Library. Public Health Subcontract, National Library of Medicine, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region. Investigator/Project Manager.
2008- 2010 Statewide HIV/AIDS Information Network. Division of Specialized Information Services – AIDS/HIV Grant, National Library of Medicine. Investigator.
2007- 2009 Program in Predictive Health Ethics Research (PredictER). Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation. Investigator.
2007- 2008 Indiana Eugenics: History & Legacy 1907-2007. National Institutes of Health (ELSI). Investigator.
2007-2008 Indiana Public Health Digital Library. Public Health Subcontract, National Library of Medicine, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region. Investigator/Project Manager.
2007-2008 Digitization Lab. LSTA Digitization Grant. Indiana State Library. Primary Investigator.
2007-2007 EthicShare Planning Grant. Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Investigator.
2006-2007 Central Indiana Bioethics Portal. Central Indiana Community Foundation – Library Fund (LI20060048). Primary Investigator.
2005-2006 Bioethics Digital Library (BEDL) Digitizing Station. Technology Improvement Award (NO1-LM-1-3513). National Library of Medicine, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region. Primary Investigator.
2002-2006 National Outreach Mapping Center (NOMC). National Library of Medicine. Investigator.