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Caroline Coward

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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Caroline Coward supervises the daily operations of the Library at NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory, collaborating with and supporting the work of scientists, engineers, and mission specialists across the organization in areas such as information curation, knowledge management, and data repository content maintenance. Caroline holds a Master of Library and Information Science degree from San Jose State University, and she spent the majority of her 25-year career as a tenured faculty member in higher education. At JPL, Caroline leads efforts in organizing the Lab's vast information stores, from physical processing and access, to metadata, taxonomy, and ontology development, to developing new information initiatives Labwide.