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About Jennifer Murray

Jennifer L. Murray is the Associate Dean at the University of North Florida's Thomas G. Carpenter Library.  With over twenty years working in academic libraries, she has a diverse history in the field, ranging from enhancing and migrating library systems, managing technical services, working on key projects such as assisting ProQuest to build a new, web-scale library management system, to using Tableau to develop informative, user-centric visualizations utilizing library data.  Jennifer began her career at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, where for sixteen years she provided leadership in the management and support of the SUNY libraries’ integrated library system (Aleph), cataloging and metadata services, electronic resources, and the web-based applications used for discovering all-library materials through the University library's website.  In 2017, she joined the UNF Library where she currently provides leadership and oversight for all aspects of cataloging, acquisitions, electronic and continuing resources, digital projects and preservation, the integrated library system, the library’s technologies and web presence.  Jennifer is passionate about the future of libraries and how she can help to ensure the discovery and delivery of digital resources remain accessible and user-friendly.

Positions

January 2020 - Present Associate Dean, University of North Florida Thomas G. Carpenter Library
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July 2017 - January 2020 Director of Technical Services and Library Systems, University of North Florida Thomas G. Carpenter Library
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March 2017 - July 2017 Director of Library Systems, University of North Florida Thomas G. Carpenter Library
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August 2015 - March 2017 Head of Discovery Services, State University of New York at Buffalo ‐ University Libraries
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September 2011 - August 2015 Project Manager, State University of New York at Buffalo ‐ University Libraries
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October 2011 - July 2014 Intota Development Partner, State University of New York at Buffalo ‐ University Libraries
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July 2006 - September 2011 Senior Programmer Analyst, State University of New York at Buffalo ‐ University Libraries
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January 2001 - July 2006 Lead Programmer Analyst, State University of New York at Buffalo ‐ University Libraries
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Curriculum Vitae




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Professional Service and Affiliations

2020 - Present Member, Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures
2018 - Present Member, Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)
2018 - Present Member, Florida Association of College & Research Libraries (FACRL)
2018 - Present Member, Florida Library Association (FLA)
2017 - Present Member, American Library Association (ALA)
2020 Member, Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)
2020 Member, Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA)
2018 - 2020 Member, Florida Library Association (FLA) Conference Planning Committee
2017 - 2020 Member, Library Information Technology Association (LITA)
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Honors and Awards

  • 2014 Libraries Innovation Award for Tableau Desktop Licenses

Education

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May 2001 MLS, State University of New York at Buffalo ‐ Library Science
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May 1999 BS, State University of New York at Buffalo ‐ Business Administration
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Contact Information

University of North Florida
Thomas G. Carpenter Library
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, Florida 32224

904-620-5160

Email: jennifer.murray@unf.edu


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