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Research Data Services at UK: Contact Us

Resources and information to help you get started with data management, data preservation, and data sharing

UK Libraries Research Data Services


Adrian Ho - Director of Digital Scholarship, (859) 218-0895

  • Work with researchers to identify appropriate repositories to share their research data
  • Assist with depositing and preserving research data in UKnowledge
  • Register digital object identifiers (DOI) for research data deposited in UKnowledge
  • Assist with finding research data that is freely available online 

UKnowledge captures, stores, organizes, and provides open and stable worldwide access to UK's intellectual capital. It facilitates reuse or deposited materials to the extent warranted by copyright law or by the licensing terms of the concerned material. Members of UK's academic community are encouraged to contribute their scholarship to UKnowledge.


Jennifer Hootman - Digital Humanities Librarian, (859) 218-2284

  • Assist with data management questions in the humanities
  • Consult on the creation of data management plans (DMPs) for grant proposals in the humanities
  • Assist with finding research data that is freely available online
  • Assist with project management planning

Antje Mays - Director of Collections, (859) 323-7069

  • Assist with general data management questions
  • Assist with data management questions in engineering and the sciences
  • Assist with data management questions in medicine and the health sciences
  • Consult on the creation of data management plans (DMPs) for grant proposals
  • Provide instruction on research data management best practices for graduate students

Lauren Robinson - Medicine Liaison Librarian, (859) 323-8919

  • Assist with data management questions in the health sciences, medicine, and clinical research
  • Consult on the creation of data management plans (DMPs) for grant proposals
  • Provide instruction on research data management best practices
  • Assist with finding datasets

Sarah Watson - Maps & Geospatial Services Manager, (859) 257-8359

  • Offer guidance and instructional assistance related to GIS through one-on-one consultations
  • Assist with finding available geospatial data online
  • Assist with the design of geospatial course assignments/activities for undergraduate classes
  • Conduct introductory GIS workshops for members of the campus community