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Peggy Schaeffer

  • MS
  • Communications Coordinator, Dryad
  • Duke/NESCent
  • 5PublicationsNumber of items in Peggy's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 17Followers

Research interests

health informationopen datadata repositories


My career in libraries and information science has run the gamut from a school library in Yemen (as a Peace Corps volunteer), to establishing a pharmaceutical company library (Glaxo Inc. during its boom years), and now working with a digital repository for biological sciences data, with interludes in public libraries and project management roles. Variety is my favorite spice...


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  • karnika joshi

    karnika joshiScholquest International Publishing Group

  • Andrzej Klimczuk

    Andrzej KlimczukSzkoła Główna Handlowa w Warszawie / Warsaw School of Economics

  • Tariq Mukhtar

    Tariq MukhtarUniversity of Arid Agriculture

  • Barrie Hayes

    Barrie Hayes

  • Stephanie Wright

    Stephanie WrightUniversity of Washington Libraries

  • Hilary Davis

    Hilary Davis

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Publications (5)

  • Creating a sustainable business model for a digital repository: the Dryad experience.

    • Schaeffer P
  • The Dryad Repository: Designing a Curation Workflow

    • Greenberg J
  • The potential role of ILS schools in educating medical informationists 1

    • Wildemuth B
    • Schaeffer P
    • Gollop C
    • et al.
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  • Public Librarians as a Resource for Promoting Health: Results from the Health for Everyone in Libraries Project (HELP) Librarian Survey

    • Linnan L
    • Wildemuth B
    • Gollop C
    • et al.
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  • Videotex: a new tool for libraries

    • HULL P

Professional experience

Communications Coordinator, Dryad


March 2009 - Present

NC ECHO/Access Consultant (Temporary)

State Library of North Carolina

January 2004 - January 2005(a year)

Branch Manager

Advanced Information Consultants Inc

September 1996 - May 2000(4 years)

Assistant Director, Library and Information Services

Glaxo Inc.

June 1983 - August 1995(12 years)

Project Director

Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

National Resource Center Coordinator

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Project Coordinator

School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill


MS (Library Science)

Florida State University

September 1974 - June 1975(9 months)

BA (History)

University of Wisconsin at Madison

September 1968 - June 1972(4 years)