Ixchel Faniel, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Ixchel Faniel, Ph.D.

Ixchel M. Faniel is a Research Scientist at OCLC. Her interests include improving how people discover, access, and use/reuse content. She examines how academics manage, share, and reuse research data and librarians’ experiences designing and delivering supportive research data services. She is also working on a project that examines how science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) students’ from grade school of grad school identify and judge the credibility of digital resources in order to help shape student-centered information literacy instruction. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

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