Jack C. Taylor Library

About Me

Outreach & Archives Librarian 
Assistant Professor

Job responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain GriffinShare (Fontbonne's institutional repository)
  • Develop and maintain library website
  • Oversee creation and maintenance of LibGuides
  • Oversee University Archives & Special Collections
  • Manage and promote University Archives & Special Collections
  • Explore and develop digitization projects to expand and promote library collections and services
  • Serve as liaison to the Humanities departments (English & Communication, Sociology, and History, Philosophy, and Religion.
  • LIB199: Information Literacy in Higher Education (formerly INT199)

How long have you been at Fontbonne?

Since 2012.

Degrees held:

  • MA in Information Science & Learning Technologies (Library Science), University of Missouri
  • MA in Medieval Literature, Washington University in St Louis
  • MA in English, UM-St. Louis (graduate certificate in Women's & Gender Studies)
  • BA in English, Truman State University (Philosophy & Religion minor)

I'm especially interested in preservation, digital humanities, open education and open access, the relationship between libraries and social justice, and learning about and sharing Fontbonne's amazing history.

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