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Abigail Goben

Data Policy Advisor

Associate Professor and Data Management Librarian


Abigail Goben joined UIC in 2010 with a background in librarianship and medical publishing. She teaches courses in the College of Dentistry, the Clinical Informatics Fellowship and the University Library.  Her research centers on data policy and data management education. She holds appointments in the Honors College, where she has served as a mentor and capstone advisor, and as a full member of the Graduate College. Ms. Goben’s new responsibilities as Data Policy Advisor include providing support for researchers writing and implementing data management plans to meet funder and journal requirements; developing and expanding education around research data management across disciplines; identifying and developing resources for the campus community around existing and emerging data management obligations and opportunities; assisting in data policy and guideline development for departments and campus; and coordinating responses related to federal requests for information on data and research.