Mara Blake

Also known as: Mara Degnan Rojeski; Mara Degnan-Rojeski; Mara Rojeski; Mara Elizabeth Degnan-Rojeski

Works (9)

Updated: April 4th, 2024 15:14

2023 book

The Art, Science, and Magic of the Data Curation Network

By: J. Carlson, M. Narlock, M. Blake*, J. Herndon & H. Imker

Source: ORCID
Added: April 21, 2023

2022 journal article

A Role for the Library in Public Research: The Global COVID-19 Dashboard

Portal: Libraries and the Academy, 22(1), 7–25.

By: M. Blake*, R. Murray, J. Williams, J. Gara, D. Belros & S. Choudhury

Source: ORCID
Added: April 21, 2023

2022 article

The Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering COVID-19 Dashboard: data collection process, challenges faced, and lessons learned

Dong, E., Ratcliff, J., Goyea, T. D., Katz, A., Lau, R., Ng, T. K., … Gardner, L. M. (2022, December). LANCET INFECTIOUS DISEASES, Vol. 22, pp. E370–E376.

By: E. Dong*, J. Ratcliff*, T. Goyea*, A. Katz*, R. Lau*, T. Ng*, B. Garcia*, E. Bolt* ...

MeSH headings : Humans; COVID-19; Universities; Data Collection; Public Health
TL;DR: The fundamental technical details of the entire data system underlying the COVID-19 Dashboard, including data collection, data fusion logic, data curation and sharing, anomaly detection, data corrections, and the human resources required to support such an effort are revealed. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: January 17, 2023

2020 journal article

Extending the Research Data Toolkit: Data Curation Primers

International Journal of Digital Curation, 15(1), 14.

By: C. Hudson-Vitale, H. Hadley, J. Moore, L. Johnston, W. Kozlowski, J. Carlson, M. Blake*, J. Herndon

Source: ORCID
Added: April 21, 2023

2018 journal article

Data Curation Network: A Cross-Institutional Staffing Model for Curating Research Data

International Journal of Digital Curation, 13(1), 125–140.

By: L. Johnston, J. Carlson, C. Hudson-Vitale, H. Imker, W. Kozlowski, R. Olendorf, C. Stewart, M. Blake* ...

TL;DR: The DCN implementation plan includes a well-coordinated and tiered staffing model, a technology-agnostic submission workflow, standardized curation procedures, and a sustainability approach that will allow the DCN to prevail beyond the grant-supported implementation phase as a curation-as-service model. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: April 21, 2023

2017 journal article

A Spatial Collaboration: Building a Multi-Institution Geospatial Data Discovery Portal

Collaborative Librarianship, 9(3 , Article 7).

By: M. Blake, K. Majewicz, R. Mattke & K. Weessies

Source: ORCID
Added: April 21, 2023

2017 journal article

Usability Analysis of the Big Ten Academic Alliance Geoportal: Findings and Recommendations for Improvement of the User Experience

Code4Lib Journal.

Mara Blake

Source: ORCID
Added: April 21, 2023

2016 journal article

Keeping your options open

Reference Services Review, 44(3), 375–389.

By: M. Blake* & C. Morse*

TL;DR: An overview of the open source landscape is provided and a number of free and open source tools appropriate for teaching and learning in higher education are found. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: April 21, 2023

2012 journal article

User perceptions of ebooks versus print books for class reserves in an academic library

Reference Services Review, 40(2), 228–241.

By: M. Rojeski*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: April 21, 2023


Updated: April 21st, 2023 11:39

University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI, US
University Library

2021 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Department Head Data & Visualization Services

2017 - 2021

Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, Maryland, US
Manager of Data Services Sheridan Libraries and Museums


Updated: April 5th, 2021 13:22

2007 - 2009

University of Illinois Urbana, IL, US
MS, Library and Information Science Graduate School of Library and Information Science

2001 - 2005

University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI, US
B.A. in German and Social Science Germanic Language and Literature/Residential College

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