Joel Herndon is the Director of the Center for Data and Visualization Sciences (CDVS) at Duke University Libraries where he directs a library data science program providing support for data visualization, data curation, data management, digital mapping, and computational research support for the Duke community. Joel’s research focuses on how universities can improve data sharing and data science initiatives through partnerships, training, infrastructure, and project support. He currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Data Curation Network.