Research Data Management & Curation Lead | University of Minnesota

In addition to her role as the Research Data Management/Curation Lead, Johnston is the director of the Data Repository for the University of Minnesota (DRUM) ( at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Libraries. Johnston coordinates the library’s efforts around research data management and leads a team of five data curation experts for archiving research data in DRUM. Since 2012, Johnston has also served as the co-director of the University of Minnesota’s institutional repository for research and publications, the University Digital Conservancy ( For the DCN, Lisa curates Astronomy and Physics data.

Data sets curated by Lisa