Marijane White


Linked Data Librarian
Assistant Professor
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Major Responsibilities

  • Support open science initiatives, especially where they are relevant to OHSU quality data sharing
  • Promote innovation and efficiencies in data management
  • Perform education, outreach, and collaborate with faculty, staff, and students
  • Develop ontologies based on community standards
  • Assist with data science curriculum development
  • Participate in writing documentation, manuscripts, grants, and reports
  • Evaluate data schemas and align or transform them to Semantic Web representations
  • Data querying, transformation, integration, exchange, interoperability, testing, and implementation of technical solutions to support these activities.


  • Master of Science, Library and Information Science – University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign – 2008
  • Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering – South Dakota School of Mines and Technology  – 1999

Previous Positions

  • Semantic Modeler and Data Scientist, Thetus Corporation (2011-2015)
  • Media Librarian, Gracenote (2009-2011)
  • Quality Assurance Engineer, OQO (2006-2009)
  • Technical Writer & Editor, Microsoft (contract)  (2006)
  • Content Manager, Infinium Labs (2004-2006)
  • Software Test Engineer, Microsoft (1999-2004)


  • UIUC Graduate School of Library and Information Science Frances B. Jenkins Award, 2008