Meghan Goodchild

Acting Head | Discovery and Technology Services, Research Data Management Systems Librarian (on leave September 01, 2020 - August 31, 2021)

Meghan Goodchild is the Acting Head of Discovery and Technology Services, as well as the Research Data Management Systems Librarian at Queen’s University and Scholars Portal of the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL). In her role, her time is split between developing research data infrastructure locally at Queen’s and collaborating on initiatives that support OCUL as a whole. Meghan represents Queen's and Scholars Portal on communities of practice for the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL)'s Portage Network, including the Data Management Plan Expert Group and Dataverse North Working Group. She holds a Master of Information Studies (MISt) and a PhD in Music Theory from McGill University. In addition to interdisciplinary research experience, she has expertise in research data management, digital preservation, bibliometrics, and data visualization.

*Please note Meghan Goodchild is on maternity leave from September 01, 2020 to August 31, 2021. During her absence, Courtney Matthews and Ian Robson will be sharing the responsibilities for Acting Head of DTS. Courtney Matthews will be leading the Web and Systems group. Ian Robson will be leading the Metadata and Information Resource Management group.

MISt - McGill University
PhD in Music Theory - McGill University
MA in Music Theory - McGill University
BMus - Queen's University

Goodchild, Meghan, and Stephen McAdams. 2018. “Perceptual Processes in Orchestration.” In Oxford Handbook of Timbre. Oxford.

Goodchild, Meghan, and Jennifer Zhao. 2017. “Sustainability Engineering Collection Assessment: A Mixed-Method Analysis.” Science & Technology Libraries 2 (36). Routledge: 153–69.

Goodchild, Meghan. 2017. “Digital Music Libraries: Librarian Perspectives and the Challenges Ahead.” CAML Review 45 (2/3): 32–57.


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