Ixchel Faniel, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist
Ixchel Faniel's research interests include improving how people discover, access and use/reuse content. She is currently examining how academics manage, share and reuse research data and librarians' experiences designing and delivering supportive research data management programs. She also is investigating how science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students from grade school to grad school identify and judge the credibility of digital resources. Ixchel's research has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Prior to joining OCLC Ixchel worked at the University of Michigan, School of Information, IBM and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). She graduated from Tufts University with a BS in Computer Science and earned an MBA and Ph.D. in Business Administration at the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business.
Curriculum vitae (.pdf)
3 May 2018
Ixchel Faniel, Anne Austin, Eric Kansa, Sarah Whitcher Kansa, Phoebe France, Jennifer Jacobs, Ran Boytner, and Elizabeth Yakel
9 January 2018
Ixchel Faniel, Lynn Silipigni Connaway
Practices Do Not Make Perfect: Disciplinary Data Sharing and Reuse Practices and Their Implications for Repository Data Curation
25 January 2017
Ixchel M. Faniel, Elizabeth Yakel
1 June 2015
Rebecca D. Frank, Elizabeth Yakel, Ixchel M. Faniel
Looting Hoards of Gold and Poaching Spotted Owls: Data Confidentiality Among Archaeologists & Zoologists
14 May 2015
Ixchel Faniel, Rebecca D. Frank, Adam Kriesberg, Elizabeth Yakel