Peace Ossom Williamson
Health Sciences Librarian


Peace is director for research data services and a health sciences liaison at The University of Texas at Arlington. She also teaches Public Health Informatics at UTA. She has experience with technical and public services and research and scholarly communication support including data management planning, finding open educational resources, choosing where to publish, and answering copyright questions. Peace is passionate about health information literacy, public health, and epidemiology.


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    Arlington, Texas

Upcoming Activity
  • Conference presentation moderator: Data librarians: Daring to move beyond traditional roles - MLA 2017

    Annual conference of the Medical Library Association, May 2017

Research & Instruction
Other Liaison Services
  • Strong project management skills
  • Effective leadership abilities
  • Passionate and motivated in action
  • Flexible and consistently learning

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Work & Education
  • Director for Research Data Services
    2016 - PRESENT
    The University of Texas at Arlington

    Developing library services and partnerships across campus around data management and data visualization. Also, serving as liaison in support of research within the College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

  • Interim FabLab Co-Manager
    The University of Texas at Arlington

    Developed services, staffing, and space for the UTA FabLab.

  • Health Sciences Librarian
    2013 - 2015
    The University of Texas at Arlington

    Served as primary liaison to students and faculty of the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, the Department of Biology, and the Department of Psychology.

  • Master of Science, Health Studies
    AUG 2011 - DEC 2013
    Texas Woman's University

    *inducted into the Epsilon Omega Epsilon national honor society, completed health information literacy outreach practicum

  • Master of Library Science
    AUG 2011 - DEC 2013
    Texas Woman's University

    *received a fellowship as part of the ARL Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce program.

  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
    AUG 2005 - AUG 2010
    University of Oklahoma

    *completed coursework in the honors college and toward the pre-med track, inducted into the Psi Chi international honor society

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