Jonathan Cain

University of Oregon Libraries

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Jonathan Cain, MLIS is the Head of Data Services at the University of Oregon Libraries. He holds an MSLIS from Pratt Institute and holds an MA in Africana Studies from New York University and a BS in Anthropology from the College of Charleston. At the University of Oregon, Jonathan works directly with researchers implementing research data management best practices, open research practices, and adopting open source tools for data management, analysis, and sharing. He also the libraries’ liaison to the School of Planning, Public Policy, and Management, providing in-depth consultative reference services, collection development, and course-integrated instruction. Jonathan is building the Oregon Nonprofit Index as a member of the Mozilla Open Leaders Program (5th Cohort) and has served as the chair for the State Library of Oregon’s Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA) Program Advisory Committee. He also serves on the board of Oregon Black Pioneers, a nonprofit organization focusing on researching and providing education about the contributions of African Americans to Oregon history.