Katie Lage

Katie Lage


Department:  MLML/MBARI Research Library

Website:  https://mlml.sjsu.edu/library/


email: kathryn.lage@sjsu.edu
phone: (831) 771-4415
office: 102A MLML Main Lab


Katie is the Librarian for the MLML/MBARI Research Library. She manages the Library collections and services in support of research and teaching in the physical and biological marine sciences as well as ocean engineering and technology at Moss Landing Marine Labs and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Katie teaches a 1-credit course on Library Research Methods in Marine Science at MLML. Her research interests are in open data and data citation practices (with an emphasis on geospatial data), author’s rights, and on the changing landscape of scholarly communication and the effects on library infrastructure and services. 

Katie received her B.A. in American Studies from UC Santa Cruz and her Master’s in Library Science from San José State University. After working in the Map Room at UC Santa Cruz for a number of years she became the map librarian and head of an interdisciplinary, specialized library supporting research and teaching in the earth and environmental sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder. She joined Moss Landing Marine Laboratories and MBARI in 2016 as the faculty librarian and head of the library.

Prospective MLML students: please note that as the librarian Katie does not accept marine science graduate students at MLML.

Curriculum Vitae:
Selected Publications
  • Brewer, P. G., Peltzer, E. T., and Lage, K.. (2022) Life at low Reynolds Number Re-Visited: the efficiency of microbial propulsion. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 185, 103790. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2022.103790 (Contribution: literature searches and editing).
  • Brewer, P. G., Peltzer, E. T., and Lage, K. (2021). Life at low Reynolds Number Re-visited: The apparent activation energy of viscous flow in sea water. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 176, 103592. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2021.103592 (Contribution: literature searches and editing)
  • McAuliffe, C.P., Lage, K., and Mattke, R. (2017). Access to Online Historical Aerial Photography Collections: Past Practice, Present State, and Future Opportunities. Journal of Map & Geography Libraries, 13:2, 198-221, DOI: 10.1080/15420353.2017.1334252
  • Lage, K., Losoff, B., and Maness, J. (2011). Receptivity to library involvement in scientific data curation: A case study at the University of Colorado Boulder. portal: Libraries and the Academy11(4), 915-937.

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