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Data Infrastructure and Local Stakeholder Engagement with Biodiversity Conservation Research 

Krzton, Ali; Krzton, Alicia; 0000-0001-9979-2471 (2020-05-21)
Biodiversity research that informs conservation action is increasingly data intensive. Cutting-edge projects at large institutions use massive aggregated datasets to build dynamic models and conduct novel analyses of natural ...

Data Literacy for College Students 

Krzton, Ali; Krzton, Alicia (2018-04-10)
Undergraduates are increasingly expected to be able to make sense of data in order to fully participate in the workforce and our democratic process. Moreover, more undergraduates are involved in research at their schools ...

Dispersal patterns in Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys 

Xia, Wancai; Wang, Fan; Wang, Dali; Zeng, Xiaoqin; Yang, Chan; Krzton, Ali; Ren, Baoping; Li, Dayong; 0000-0001-9979-2471 (2022-11-01)
Sex-biased dispersal is common in group-living animals. Due to differences in local demographic and environmental factors, sex-biased dispersal presents many irregular patterns. In this study, a habituated, individually ...

Effects of human activity on the habitat utilization of Himalayan marmot (Marmota himalayana) in Zoige wetland 

Zhou, Shuailing; Krzton, Ali; Gao, Shuai; Guo, Cheng; Xiang, Zuofu; 0000-0001-9979-2471 (2021-07-06)
Human activity is increasingly and persistently disturbing nature and wild animals. Affected wildlife adopts multiple strategies to deal with different human influences. To explore the effect of human activity on habitat ...

"Everyone wants to do the model work, not the data work": Data Cascades in High-Stakes AI 

Krzton, Ali; Krzton, Alicia; 0000-0001-9979-2471 (2022-04-13)
Those who work with data have learned the importance of provenance, documentation, standardization, context, and metadata in maintaining the quality of datasets. This was historically done to preserve their utility for ...

Geophagy of Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) at Xiangguqing in the Baimaxueshan Nature Reserve, China 

Li, Dayong; Ren, Baoping; Hu, Jie; Zhang, Qingyu; Yang, Yumin; Grueter, Cyril C.; Krzton, Ali; He, Xinming; Li, Ming; Krzton, Alicia; 0000-0001-9979-2471 (2020-07-23)
Geophagy is common in extant nonhuman primate species, but the exact reasons for it across species remain unclear. Previous diet studies on Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti) were only focused on organic ...

Navigating the Open Access Landscape 

Krzton, Ali; Krzton, Alicia (2017-10-31)
This talk was given during Open Access Week to raise awareness of issues in OA. Open access became important initially due to a sharp rise in journal costs while library budgets remained flat, even as the Internet greatly ...

Piloting a Digitization Workflow for Analog Agricultural Data 

Krzton, Ali; Krzton, Alicia; 0000-0001-9979-2471 (2022-04-08)
In the summer of 2021, the head of the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology contacted the Research Data Management Librarian seeking advice on what to do with the paper records, including original data, of two ...

The potential distribution and disappearing of Yunnan snub-nosed monkey: Influences of habitat fragmentation 

Xia, Wancai; Zhang, Chao; Zhuang, Hongfei; Ren, Baoping; Zhou, Jiang; Shen, Jian; Krzton, Ali; Luan, Xiaofeng; Li, Dayong; 0000-0001-9979-2471 (2022-11-01)
Analysis of environmental variables and organism occurrence records offers insight that can be used to predict potential distribution areas and habitat fragmentation. For large landscapes, modeling is the most convenient ...

Research Data Management for Environmental Science 

Krzton, Ali; Krzton, Alicia (2018-04-02)
Environmental science has been a fertile testing ground for research data management tools and techniques. Disciplines within environmental science were some of the first to openly discuss and grapple with issues in ...

Support Scholars Who Share 

Krzton, Ali; Krzton, Alicia (2019-04-16)
Librarians play a leading role in promoting openness in scholarly communication, including open access, open data, and public accountability. However, individual researchers remain reluctant to embrace open scholarship or ...

Support Scholars Who Share: Combating the Mismatch between Openness Policies and Professional Rewards 

Krzton, Ali; Krzton, Alicia; 0000-0001-9979-2471 (2021-08-26)
Are institutional policies designed to advance open scholarship capable of accomplishing that end? What other consequences might they have for the practice of research? These mandates undoubtedly increase the number of ...

Supporting the Proliferation of Data-Sharing Scholars in the Research Ecosystem 

Krzton, Ali; Krzton, Alicia (2018-08-08)
Librarians champion the value of openness in scholarship and have been powerful advocates for the sharing of research data. College and university administrators have recently joined in the push for data sharing due to ...

Using IBM Watson for Discovery and Research Support: A Library-Industry Partnership at Auburn University 

Trehub, Aaron; Krzton, Ali; https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0296-5792; https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9979-2471 (2022-04-13)
Researchers at the Auburn University Libraries are collaborating with cross-campus units and private companies to explore the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) tools to scholarly repositories, ...