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Joanna Thielen

Joanna Thielen

Assistant Professor
Research Data Librarian
Science Librarian for Biology, Chemistry, and Physics

Email: jthielen@oakland.edu
Phone: 248-370-2477

Office: Kresge Library room 245
Office hours: W 10 -12 and Th 1 - 3
Click the button below to schedule an appointment or email me if my office hours don't work for your schedule


Services Provided

At the Kresge Library, Joanna provides workshops, seminars, individual and small group consultations on managing research data for the entire OU community. She enjoys helping students and faculty, in all disciplines, document, organize, store and preserve their research data.

Feel free to contact me with any questions about research data!


Thielen, J., Samuel, S., Carlson, J. and Moldwin, M. "Developing and Teaching a Two-Credit Data Management Course for Graduate Students in Climate & Space Sciences." Accepted in Issues in Science & Technology Libraries.

Stuit, M. and Thielen, J. "Introducing Library Students to Library Conferences: Reflections on a student-led conference from two recent graduates." Accepted in College & Research Library News.

Thielen, J., Grochowski, P. and Perpich, D. (2016) "Read Smarter, not Faster: Reflections on a speed reading and reading retention workshop for engineering graduate students." Science & Technology Libraries, 35(4), 313-337. DOI: 10.1080/0194262X.2016.1244503


Carlson, J., Samuel, S. and Thielen, J. "NetCDF and NASA Data Centers and DMPs - Oh my! Developing a 2-credit Data Literacy Course for Graduate Students in Climate and Space Sciences." Michigan Academic Library Association Annual Conference, May 12-13, 2016, Mt. Pleasant, MI.

Stuit, M. and Thielen, J. "Wading in before Diving in: Preparing Library Students for Professional Participation." Michigan Academic Library Association Annual Conference, May 12-13, 2016, Mt. Pleasant, MI. URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/118063

Thielen, J. "Read Smarter, not Faster: How a non-traditional library workshop caused us to reimagine library instruction." LOEX Conference, May 5-7, 2016, Pittsburgh, PA. Accepted. URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/118061

Thielen, J. and Li, Y. "Profiling common types of research data and methods published by organic synthetic chemists at the University of Michigan." Special Library Association conference, June 14-16, 2015, Boston, MA. URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/111832

Research Interests

Data literacy, research data management, information literacy, active learning, open access,

Library Committees and Groups

Reference Group, 2016 - present

Instruction Group, 2016 - present

Professional Affiliations

American Library Association, 2014 - present

Association of College and Research Libraries, 2014 - present

Special Library Association, 2014 - present

Michigan Chapter, Chemistry Division

Michigan Library Association, 2015 - present

Michigan Academic Library Association, 2015 - present

Educational Background

Master of Science in Information, University of Michigan, 2016

Master of Science in Chemistry, University of Michigan, 2013

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University of Saint Thomas, 2010


Created by MH / Updated on September 20, 2018 by MH

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