Sossamma KT George is the Senior Research Data Manager, an increasingly important area of engagement for the Library. Appointed to this position in December 2016, Ms. George provides leadership and strategic guidance on various facets of scholarly communication and research data management. She is responsible for building research data management capability within the Library and at campus level, and for implementing programs that contribute to the effective management and promotion of Monash Malaysia’s research outputs.
 

Professional background

Ms. George has been with Monash University Malaysia since 2009 and was formerly the Senior Manager, Information Resources, where her responsibilities included overseeing the directions and operations for resource management, acquisitions, and library systems. She has considerable experience working in academic libraries and prior to this appointment, she held various positions in both public and private universities in Malaysia, including some 22 years with the University of Malaya.
 

Professional interests

Ms. George’s professional interests include changing environments in universities and libraries, discoverability of e-resources, meeting user needs and facilitating staff continuous development. Her broad interests in librarianship have led her to explore new areas of endeavors, including the educational role of librarians in scholarly communication, research data management and research skills development. Ms. George presented at conferences and has published articles in several professional publications.
 

Contact

Sossamma K T George
Senior Research Data Manager
Library and Learning Commons
Monash University Malaysia
Jalan Lagoon Selatan
47500 Bandar Sunway
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Malaysia

Telephone: +603 5514 5835
Email: sossamma@monash.edu

Sossamma George