Aaron Addison

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07 Nov 2013

Aaron Addison

RDA OAB Member

 Director of Data & GIS Services at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL), USA

Aaron Addison is the Director of Data & GIS Services at Washington University in St. Louis.  His team supports faculty, students and staff on a wide variety of research, data analytics, and visualization.  His interests focus on digital data collection, storage and long term distribution.



Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) is a medium-sized, independent university founded in 1853. It is counted among the world’s leaders in teaching, research, patient care, and service to society. The Washington University Libraries are a network of academic resources featuring 12 libraries (10 on the Danforth Campus, one at West Campus, one at the Medical School); vast print and electronic collections; and expert librarians.



The Washington University in St. Louis Libraries are committed to the efforts of research data sharing and interoperability. Historically, libraries have acted as the portal to scholarly communications.  Traditional skills related to information organization, discoverability, and preservation naturally extend to research data.  RDA is unique in that researchers heavily drive and collaborate on fulfilling its mission, thus making the results all the more meaningful to faculty and researchers worldwide.