I am the Residency Librarian for Scholarly Communications and Collections at the
University of Iowa. I hold a B.A. in English Literature from DePaul University and an
M.S. in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at

Between 2011 and 2013, I was a Graduate Assistant at Illinois' Undergraduate Library
focusing on reference and instructional services and completing various projects in
collection development, outreach, and user experience. 

Since August of 2013, I have been working in scholarly communications and collections
management at Iowa. My work includes coordinating a staff education program on topics in
scholarly communications, outreach for the institutional repository, guest speaking on
issues of copyright and scholarly publishing, negotiating licensing agreements with
content providers, and collections analysis of electronic resources. 

My research interests include copyright education, scholarly publishing economics, and
open access for humanities and social sciences. 



Formative Evaluation of Near-semantic Search Interfaces, Internet Reference Services Quarterly (2013)