Rebecca Bryant

Senior Program Officer

Rebecca Bryant

Rebecca Bryant, PhD, serves as Senior Program Officer at OCLC Research where she leads and develops areas for the OCLC Research Library Partnership and for OCLC Research related to research information management (RIM), research data management (RDM), and institutional scholarly communications practices. Her OCLC publications include  Research Information Management: Defining RIM and the Library’s RoleConvenience and Compliance: Case Studies on Persistent Identifiers in European Research Information Management, and The Realities of Research Data Management

Prior to joining OCLC in 2016, Rebecca served in previous roles at the University of Illinois, including as Project Manager for Researcher Information Services in the University Library, Assistant Dean in the Graduate College, and Project Leader on the system-wide UI-Integrate ERP implementation project. She has also served as Director of Community at ORCID where she led outreach initiatives to encourage the adoption of ORCID identifiers throughout the scholarly communications community, particularly promoting adoption and integration within universities worldwide. 

Rebecca earned a bachelor’s degree at Butler University, a master’s degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and a PhD in historical musicology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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