School of Information Sciences

Liz Lyon Liz Lyon

Visiting Professor

616 IS Building


Institution of highest degree:
PhD, University of Reading

Research Interests:

Open science, research data management, digital curation, informatics and libraries; data repositories and service models; scholarly communications; citizen science.

Recent Publications:

Lyon, L. (2015). Transparency: the emerging third dimension of Open Science. LIBER Annual Conference, London. (Paper accepted).

Lyon, L. & Brenner, A. (2015). Bridging the Data Talent Gap: Positioning the iSchool as an agent for change. Int. J. Digital Curation, 10,(1) 111-122. Available from:

Lyon, L. & Beaton, B. (2015). Citizen science, open access, open data, and research inclusivity. ALISE Annual Conference, Chicago. (Paper accepted).

Shadbolt, A., Konstantelos, L., Lyon, L. & Guy, M. (2014). Delivering innovative RDM training: the Immersive Informatics Pilot Programme. Int. J. Digital Curation, 9, 313-323.

Lyon, L. & Webster, K. (2014). Embedding immersive informatics research data management within the iSchool curriculum: a laboratory-based action research case study. Library Research Seminar VI, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Available from:

Lyon, L., Patel, M., & Takeda, K. (2014). Assessing requirements for research data management support in academic libraries: introducing a new multi-faceted capability tool. Libraries in the Digital Age Proceedings, Zadar Croatia, 4pp.

Kent, R., Lyon, L. Hahnel, M. (2014). Managing Open Research. Occasional Paper, published by Association of Research Managers and Administrators (UK). Available from:

Beagrie, N., Duke, M., Hardman, C., Kalra, D., Lavoie, B., Patel, M., Lyon, L., & Woollard, M. (2012). The KRDS benefit analysis toolkit: Development and application. Int. J. Digital Curation, 7(2), 64-67. Available from:

Lyon, L. (2012). The informatics transform: Re-engineering libraries for the data decade. Int. J. Digital Curation, 7(1), 126-138. Available from:

Lyon, L., Ball, A., Duke, M., & Day, M. (2012). Community capability model framework. White Paper. UKOLN, University of Bath & Microsoft Research. Available from:

Lyon, L., Ball, A., Duke, M., & Day, M. (2012). Developing a community capability model framework for data-intensive research. iPres 2012: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects, October 1-5,  2012 (pp. 9-17). University of Toronto, Faculty of Information.

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