Meryl Brodsky is the liaison librarian for the School of Information and the Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas – Austin. She has a Master of Library Science from Southern Connecticut State University and an MBA from Cornell University. Her research interests include data literacy, data management, and data curation. She has spent half her career working as a corporate librarian and half as an academic librarian. It was her work in the corporate sector that sparked her interest in data literacy. She witnessed her co-workers doing terrible things to data and returned to the academic sector to become involved in data literacy education.