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Digital Systems


The Digital Systems Department is focused on the creation, development, and maintenance of the library's website, as well as the evaluation and implementation of technologies that support the goals and mission of the library.

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Focus Area Description

Resource Discovery & Catalog Integration Support

Our department manages the implementation and technical maintenance of GalterSearch. We also monitor and maintain the infrastructure behind the integrated catalog searches with the Northwestern University Library on the Evanston campus.

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To preserve and promote the intellectual work of the Northwestern Medicine community, the library has created DigitalHub, an institutional repository for the research and scholarly output of Northwestern Medicine. DigitalHub brings together and provides open access to Northwestern Medicine scholarship, across all disciplines, facilitating its discovery and recognition by the international community.

Research Information Management Systems

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To support work in the Metrics & Impact Core, our department utilizes Symplectic Elements, a research data aggregator that includes researcher’s career profiles, grant activity, and research output. This allows us to evaluate collaboration and to generate reports for use in grant applications, progress reports, and renewals as well as a host of other activities for the Feinberg School of Medicine. 

Galter DataLab

The Galter DataLab is focused on training & development, collaborative innovation, and connecting faculty, staff, and students in the Feinberg School of Medicine to data-related resources here at Northwestern. Through our free DataClinic service, we provide consultation and training for all stages of the research data life cycle. For more information, see our DataLab page.
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Matt Carson

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Pamela Shaw

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Austin Sharp

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Sara Gonzales

  • Data Librarian
  • 312-503-1209
  • Email Sara
  • Professional Website
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Guillaume Viger

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Eric Newman

  • Developer
  • 312-503-9351
  • Email Eric
  • Professional Website
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Updated: January 12, 2021