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Erik Ziedses des Plantes

Research and Scholarly Engagement Librarian

Full-Time Faculty

Libraries: Teaching, Research, and Engagement


Email: Erik Ziedses des Plantes
Phone: 937-229-4248
Roesch Library 128


Erik Ziedses des Plantes is the Research & Scholarly Engagement Librarian at Roesch Library, and serves as the liaison to the School of Engineering and physical sciences. In this role, Erik provides advanced and basic research services to scholars of all levels on campus through class instruction sessions and one-on-one research consultations. He informs and promotes the campus community on data management best practices, and collaborates with various campus stakeholders to coordinate unique and engaging programming in the Scholar's Commons (located on the second floor of Roesch Library).


  • B.S., Emerson College (2010)
  • M.L.I.S., Kent State University (2012)

Research Interests

  • Physical and technological accessibility within libraries
  • Data management advances and best practices
  • Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives