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About Arthur J. Boston

Scholarly communication librarian, assistant professor, and director of the Office of Research and Creative Activity at Murray State University. Library Publishing Coalition Fellow 2019-21. Administer for Murray State's Digital Commons. Teaches INF 270: Intellectual Property in the Information Age. Coordinates Fall & Spring Scholars Week, Posters-at-the-Capitol (KY), Steeplechase: An ORCA Student Journal, and ORCA Student Grants.


February 2016 - Present Director, Murray State University The Office of Research and Creative Activity
February 2016 - Present Scholarly Communication Librarian, Assistant Professor, Murray State University University Libraries
June 2015 - February 2016 Reference & Instruction/Liaison to the Arthur J. Bauerenfeind College of Business (Interim), Murray State University University Libraries
June 2012 - April 2014 Circulation Desk Manager & Interlibrary Loan, Calloway County Public Library

Curriculum Vitae

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Professional Service and Affiliations

2016 - Present Murray State University Academic Council, Council Member
2016 - Present Digital Preservation Outreach & Education Steering Committee, Library of Congress
2016 - Present Council Member, Murray State University Academic Council
2016 - Present Director, Office of Research and Creative Activity, Murray State University
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Honors and Awards

  • 2nd Place Poster - 2016 Library Assessment Conference (Association of Research Libraries)


May 2013 MLIS, University of Kentucky ‐ School of Information Science
May 2008 BA, Murray State University ‐ College of Humanities and Fine Arts

Contact Information

214 Waterfield Library
Murray State University Libraries
Murray, KY 42071
t: 270.809.2849


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