M.S. in Information Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013
Thesis — Providing context to web collections: a survey of Archive-It users

B.A. in Literature, Bard College, 2003



Assistant Professor, Data Librarian
Montana State University, 2014-present

Dryad Digital Repository, 2013-2014

Archival Processor
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011-2013



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  1. Mannheimer, S., Pienta, A., Kirilova, D., Elman, C., & Wutich, A. (2018). Qualitative data sharing: data repositories and academic libraries as key partners in addressing challenges. American Behavioral Scientist.
    [Open access version via SocArxiv]
  2. Young, S. W. H., Mannheimer, S., Rossmann, D., Swedman, D., & Shanks, J. (2018). Assessing and improving library technology with service blueprinting. Journal of eScience Librarianship, 7(2), e1134.
  3. Baucom, E., Troup, T., Cote, C., & Mannheimer, S. (2017). Building strategic alliances to support advocacy and planning for digital preservation. Journal of Digital Media Management, 6(2), 182-194.
    [Open access version via MSU ScholarWorks]
  4. Tennant, J. P., Dugan, J. M., Graziotin, D., Jacques, D. C., Waldner, F., Mietchen, D., Elkhatib, Y., Collister, L. B., Pikas, C. K., Crick, T., Masuzzo, P., Caravaggi, A., Berg, D. R., Niemeyer, K. E., Ross-Hellauer, T., Mannheimer, S., Rigling, L., Katz, D. S., Tzovaras, B. G., Pacheco-Mendoza, J., Fatima, N., Poblet, M., Isaakidis, M., Irawan, D. E., Renaut, S., Madan, C. R., Matthias, L., Kjær, J. N., O’Donnell, D. P., Neylon, C., Kearns, S., Selvaraju, M., & Colomb, J. (2017). A multi-disciplinary perspective on emergent and future innovations in peer review. F1000Research, 2017(6), 1151.
  5. Mannheimer, S., & Cote, C. (2017). Cultivate, assess, advocate, implement, and sustain: a five-point plan for successful digital preservation collaborations. Digital Library Perspectives, 33(2).
    [Open access version via MSU ScholarWorks]
  6. Mannheimer, S., & Hull, E. A. (2017). Sharing selves: developing an ethical framework for curating social media data. International Journal of Digital Curation, 12(2).
  7. Mannheimer, S., Young, S. W. H., & Rossmann, D. (2016). Improving services—at what cost? Examining the ethics of Twitter research at the Montana State University Library. Council for Big Data, Ethics, and Society.
  8. Mannheimer, S., Sterman, L., & Borda, S. (2016). Discovery and reuse of open datasets: an exploratory study. Journal of eScience Librarianship, 5(1), e1091.
  9. Mannheimer, S., Young, S. W. H., & Rossmann, D. (2016). On the ethics of social network research in libraries. Journal of Information, Communication, and Ethics in Society, 14(2), 139-151.
    [Open access version via MSU ScholarWorks]
  10. Mannheimer, S., Yoon, A., Greenberg, J., Feinstein, E., & Scherle, R. (2014). A balancing act: the ideal and the realistic in Dryad’s preservation policy development. First Monday, 19(8).



  1. Sheehan, J., Arlitsch, K., Mannheimer, S., Knobel, C., & Llovet, P. (2015). Data-intensive science and campus IT. EDUCAUSE Review.
  2. Mannheimer, S. (2014). Ready, engage! Outreach for library data services. ASIS&T Bulletin, 41(1), 42–44.



  1. Mannheimer, S., & Banta, R. (2018). Personal digital archiving as a bridge to research data management: theoretical and practical approaches to teaching research data management skills for undergraduates. In B. H. Marshall (Ed.), The complete guide to personal digital archiving (pp. 169-184). Chicago, IL: ALA Editions/Neal-Schuman.
    [Open access version via MSU ScholarWorks]



  1. Mannheimer, S., Marshall, B., & Rolando, L. (Eds.). (2015). RDAP special section, ASIS&T Bulletin, 41(6).



  1. Mannheimer, S., Sterman, L., & Borda, S. (2016). Cited/downloaded dataset and repository characteristics [Dataset]. Montana State University ScholarWorks.
  2. Clark, J. A., Llovet, P., Mannheimer, S., & Sheehan, J. (2016). Montana State University research data census instrument, version 2 [Survey instrument]. Montana State University ScholarWorks.
  3. Arlitsch, K., Clark, J. A., Hager, B., Heetderks, T., Llovet, P., Mannheimer, S., Mazurie, A., Sheehan, J., & Sterman, L. (2015). Montana State University research data census instrument, version 1 [Survey instrument]. Montana State University ScholarWorks.
  4. Vision, T., Scherle, R., & Mannheimer, S. (2013). Embargo selections of Dryad data authors [Dataset]. Figshare.



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  1. Young, S. H. W. (Author and presenter), Mannheimer, S. (Author and presenter), & Clark, J. A. (Author). (2018, October). Achieving privacy in the age of analytics: perspectives from the National Forum on Web Privacy and Web Analytics. DLF Forum 2018, Las Vegas, NV.
  2. Mannheimer, S., Clark, J. A., & Espeland, J. (2018, June). A prototype for the institutional research data index. Open Repositories 2018, Bozeman, MT.
  3. Mannheimer, S. (2018, March). Make the plan, work the plan: measuring the impact of DMPs on data management and data sharing practices. Research Data Access and Preservation Summit 2018, Chicago, IL.
  4. Mannheimer, S. (2017, June). Library data: ethics and privacy considerations. Part of the panel: A. Goben, (Moderator), K. Briney (Panelist), S. Mannheimer (Panelist), & J. Rogers (Panelist), Collecting library data: policies and data management procedures for improvement. ALA Annual Meeting 2018, Chicago, IL.
  5. Mannheimer, S. (Author and presenter), & Hull, E. (Author). (2017, April). Big data for all: toward ethical big data sharing. Research Data Access and Preservation Summit 2017, Seattle, WA.
  6. Hull, E. (Author and presenter), & Mannheimer, S. (Author). (2017, February). Sharing selves: developing an ethical framework for curating social media data. International Digital Curation Conference 2017, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  7. Mannheimer, S. (Author and presenter), Troup, T. (Author and presenter), & Cote, C. (Author). (2016, November). Digital preservation partnerships: extending resources and expanding knowledge through collaboration. Digital Library Federation Forum 2016, Milwaukee, WI.
  8. Mannheimer, S., & Young, S. W. H. (2016, November). The man in the machine: digital labor ethics for academic research. Digital Library Federation Forum 2016, Milwaukee, WI.
  9. Mannheimer, S. (Author and presenter), Young, S. W. H. (Author), & Rossmann, D. (Author). (2016, September). Putting the “I” in data: the ethics of using human-generated data as a research tool. SciDataCon 2016, Denver, CO.
  10. Mannheimer, S. (2016, May). Working across cultures: data librarian as knowledge broker. Research Data Access and Preservation Summit 2016, Atlanta, GA.
  11. Mannheimer, S., Banta, R., & Young, S. W. H. (2016, March). Radian data education and advocacy community. FORCE2016, Portland, OR.
  12. Mannheimer, S. (Author and presenter), Sterman, L. (Author), and Borda, S. (Author). (2015, October). Dataset optimization for institutional repositories. Digital Library Federation Forum 2015, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  13. Mannheimer, S. (2015, April). “This is just for me:” researchers on their data documentation practices. Part of the panel: K. Briney (Panelist), S. Mannheimer (Panelist), S. Pickle (Panelist), & L. Rolando (Panelist), Beyond metadata: supporting non-standardized documentation to facilitate data reuse. Research Data Access and Preservation Summit 2015, Minneapolis, MN.
  14. Mannheimer, S., & Young, S. W. H. (2014, December). Using sentiment analysis of Twitter to develop strategies for library data sharing partnerships. Coalition for Networked Information Fall 2014 Membership Meeting, Washington, DC.
  15. Mannheimer, S. (Author and presenter), Young, S. W. H. (Author), & Espeland, J. (Author). (2014, October). #Win or #Fail: measuring researcher attitudes toward open data using sentiment analysis of Twitter. Digital Library Federation Forum 2014, Atlanta, GA.
  16. Mannheimer, S. (Author and presenter), Yoon, A. (Author and presenter), Feinstein, E. (Author), Greenberg, J. (Author), & Scherle, R. (Author). (2014, March). It’s a real world: developing preservation policy for Dryad. Research Data Access and Preservation Summit 2014, San Diego, CA.


  1. Mannheimer, S., & Sterman, L. (2015, April). Open data in education: how to harness the power of open resources. Montana Library Association Conference 2015, Bozeman, MT.




  1. Mannheimer, S. (Author and presenter), & Hull, E.A. (Author and presenter). The STEP framework for curating social media data. DocSocData: Documenting the Now community call. Online session.
  2. Young, S. W. H. (Author and presenter), & Mannheimer, S. (Author). (2018, May). Web analytics in libraries. Library Values & Privacy Summit, New York, NY.
  3. Mannheimer, S. (Author and presenter), Young, S. W. H. (Author and presenter), Banta, R. (Author), Champieux, R. (Author), & Robinson, D. (Author). (2017, October). Introducing Radian: A community-curated hub for all things data. FORCE2017, Berlin, Germany.
  4. Mannheimer, S., & Hull, E. (2017, October). Sharing in a gray area: a framework for big data curation. National Data Integrity Conference 2017, Fort Collins, CO.
  5. Mannheimer, S. (2017, May). Managing and publishing agricultural data at Montana State University. Rangelands Partnership 2017 Annual Meeting, Logan, UT. Remote participation.
  6. Mannheimer S. (Invited participant). (2016, December). Qualitative research ethics in the big data era, Washington, DC.
  7. Mannheimer, S. (2015, October). The research data census: assessing data services at Montana State University. CLIR/DLF E-Research Network. Online session.


  1. Mannheimer, S. (2018, July). Update on “Planning for success: the impact of data management plans on grant awards and grant-funded research”. Part of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine webinar: PNR Partners: Past Projects and Future Opportunities. Online session.
  2. Mannheimer, S., Clark, J. A., Shanks, J. D., & Young, S. W. H. (2016, February). Exploring ethics in data and technology research. Montana State University Computer Science Seminar Series, Bozeman, MT.
  3. Mannheimer, S., & Sterman, L. (2015, November). How open access enriches education & supports global information equity. Montana State University International Education Week, Bozeman, MT.
  4. Mannheimer, S., Clark, J. A., & Young, S. W. H. (2015, January). Data mining and data making: library digital services and applied research. Institute on Ecosystems Rough Cut Science, Bozeman, MT.



  1. Mannheimer, S., & Banta, R. (2018, February 15). Building bridges. Facet Publishing blog.
  2. Mannheimer, S., & Clark, J. A. (2015, May 21). Using data dictionary creation as the teaching moment for metadataCLIR Re: Thinking.
  3. Mannheimer, S. (2015, February 5). DOIs and ARKs: what are they, and why use them? MSU Library blog.



  1. Cantrell, A. (2018, August 22). MSU Library to host national forum on web privacy. MSU News Service.
  2. Staff writer. (2015, September 28). Montana State University sharing research insights with the world. MSU News Service.



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  1. Mannheimer, S. (Principal Investigator), & Hancock, S. (Co-Principal Investigator). (2018-2019). Using hands-on workshops to promote literacy in data science. National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region. $9,500.
  2. Mannheimer, S. (Principal Investigator). (2018-2019). A prototype for an Institutional Research Data Index. Institute of Museum & Library Services, National Leadership Grants for Libraries. $25,000.
  3. Young, S. W. H. (Principal Investigator), Clark, J. A. (Co-Principal Investigator), & Mannheimer, S. (Co-Principal Investigator). (2018-2019). A national forum on web privacy and web analytics. Institute of Museum & Library Services National Leadership Grants for Libraries. $100,000.
  4. Mannheimer, S. (Principal Investigator). (2017-2018). Planning for success: the impact of data management plans on grant awards and grant-funded research. National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region. $9,500.
  5. Mannheimer, S. (Principal Investigator), Banta, R. (Co-Principal Investigator), & Young, S. W. H. (Co-Principal Investigator). (2016-2017). Radian data. FORCE2016 JISC Innovation Challenge. $1,500.
  6. Mannheimer, S. (Co-Principal Investigator), & Young S. W. H. (Co-Principal Investigator). (2015). Twitter sentiment analysis for research data services. Montana State University Faculty Excellence Grant. $4,480.



LSCI 121: Library research skills, Spring 2017

HONR 494: Information ethics and privacy in the age of big data, Spring 2018



  1. Introduction to machine learning in the digital humanities. (2018, June). Digital Humanities Summer Institute, Victoria, BC, Canada.
  2. Data Carpentry instructor certification. (2018, June).
  3. West Big Data Innovation Hub Data Carpentry instructor training. (2018, March). eScience Institute, Seattle, WA.
  4. Data Carpentry workshop. (2017, October). Fort Collins, CO.
  5. STAT 401: Applied methods in statistics. (2016, Fall). Montana State University, Bozeman.
  6. Data Carpentry workshop. (2015, June). Portland, OR.
  7. Leadership MSU. (Class of 2015). Montana State University, Bozeman, MT.



  1. OpenCon registration scholarship; Washington, DC, November 2016
  2. Professional development award: Travel to ALA Annual, Chicago, IL. National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region, June 2017
  3. Margaret Ellen Kalp memorial fellowship; UNC-Chapel Hill, 2012-2013
  4. Travel & participation award, Web Archiving Cooperative Summer Workshop; Palo Alto, CA, June 2012




Faculty Member, CLIR/DLF E-Research Network, 2016-present
RDA/NISO Privacy Implications of Research Data Sets Interest Group, 2016-present
Peer reviewer, Journal of eScience Librarianship, 2016-present

DLF Forum mentor, 2018
Peer reviewer, Journal of Librarianship & Scholarly Communication, 2018
Peer reviewer, Behaviour & Information Technology, 2018
Field reviewer, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2018
Co-teacher, DMP Module, Biomedical & Health RDM Training for Librarians, 2017-2018
Peer reviewer, American Behavioral Scientist, 2017
Review Panelist, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2017
Panel organizer (with Daniel Bangert and Heather Coates), Libraries collaborating to advance open initiatives. FORCE2017, 2017
Peer reviewer, OpenCon Application Review Team, 2017
Planning Committee Member, Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP), 2015-2017
Social Media Manager, RDAP Twitter and RDAP Facebook, 2015-2016
OCLC Data Curation Funding Working Group, 2014-2016
Planning Committee Member, ASIS&T SIG-DL Student Research Forum, 2014



Search Committee: Data Curation Librarian (chair), 2018-present
TRAILS Digital Preservation Committee (co-chair), 2017-present

Montana Digital Preservation Working Group, 2015-2017



Statistical Consulting and Research Services (SCRS) Advisory Council, 2018-present
University Graduate Council, 2018-present
University Planning Council, 2014-present
HELPS Lab Advisory Board, 2015-present
Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon (co-organizer with Melissa Ragain), annually 2016-present

Leadership training session (co-facilitator with Ian Godwin), Leadership MSU, September 2017
In-depth reviewer, Year-Seven Self-Study, 2017
Bicycle Task Force, 2015-2017
MSU Research Network, 2015-2017
University Facilities Planning Board (interim member), January-May 2015



Digital Preservation Group (chair), 2017-present
Library Curriculum Task Force, 2017-present
Digital Scholarship Working Group, 2017-present
Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Allyship (IDEA), 2017-present

Library Strategic Planning Group, 2017-2018
Search Committee: Digital Technologies Development Librarian, 2017-2018
Scholarly Communication Group, 2014-2018
Data Interest Group (formerly Data Management Task Force) (chair), 2014-2017
Data Services Group (chair), 2014-2017
Search Committee: Library Instructional Services Program Leader, 2016-2017
Open Access Week (co-organizer with Leila Sterman), October 2014 and October 2015
ScholarWorks Twitter Manager, 2014-2015
Activities and Events Committee, 2014-2015
Search Committee: Undergraduate Experience Librarian, 2014



UseR Meetup Group, 2016-present