Joel Herndon, Ph.D.

Joel Herndon, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Data and Visualization Sciences

Duke University Libraries


Joel Herndon leads the Center for Data and Visualization Sciences in Duke University Libraries. The center provides consultations, training, and project support to a variety of data science, data curation, and digital scholarship communities. Joel’s recent work focuses on how universities and research libraries are responding to a growing demand for data science services and training.

  • Data Science
  • Research Data Services
  • Data Management
  • PhD in Comparative Politics, 2001

    Emory University

Recent Publications

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(2022). On the Edge: Balancing Space and Services in a Digital Scholarship Program. In Designing Libraries for the 21st Century Edited by H. Thomas Hickerson, Joan Lippincott, and Leonora Crema.


(2016). Data Sharing Policies in Social Sciences Academic Journals: Evolving Expectations of Data Sharing as a Form of Scholarly Communication. In Databrarianship: The Academic Data Librarian in Theory and Practice Edited by Lynda Kellam and Kristi Thompson.

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