Andrea Medina-Smith is a Data Librarian with the NIST Research Library and Museum. Andrea's work at NIST includes working with researchers to document their data for publication, assessing and developing metadata schema for various project and assigning persistent IDs to NIST resources. She has completed details with both the Material Measurement Lab's Office of Data and Informatics and the Office of Management and Budget's Office of the Federal CIO where she supported the Federal Data Strategy and advancing the importance of data throughout the federal government.
Andrea holds a Masters of Science in Library Science concentrating in Archives Management from Simmons College in Boston. Prior to arriving at NIST, Andrea worked as a digital archivist for a small educational non-profit.