Megan Sapp Nelson, MLS is a Professor of Library Sciences and Science and Engineering Data Librarian at Purdue University, where she serves as liaison to Civil Engineering and related engineering and technology disciplines and Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences. Her research focuses on data information literacy; teaching professional skills to engineering students; and integration of information literacy and data information literacy within the disciplinary curricula. Sapp Nelson is involved in campus efforts surrounding data information literacy at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Beyond Purdue, Sapp Nelson is active in American Society of Engineering Education’s Engineering Libraries Division.
Sarah Wright is Life Sciences Librarian for Research at Cornell University's Albert R. Mann Library, where she provides reference services, serves as liaison for the life sciences community, and participates in research support service initiatives including data curation. She is active in Cornell's campus-wide Research Data Management Service Group, providing instruction and consultation services to students, faculty and staff. After getting involved in data information literacy efforts in 2012, Sarah has led data management workshops and special events, and developed and taught two credit-bearing courses for graduate students and undergraduates involved in research on campus. Her research interests include data management and scholarly communication and information trends in the molecular and life sciences disciplines. Sarah has a B.S. in Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology, and M.S. degrees in Botany and in Information Science. Beyond Cornell, Sarah is a member of the Science and Technology Section of ACRL and other formal and informal professional organizations.