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About Marilyn K. Moody

Marilyn K. Moody is the Dean of the University Library and Professor at Portland State University, a position she has held since 2012. As Dean, she provides leadership for a vibrant 21st century library supporting research, teaching, and learning at Portland State University. She enjoys working with others on campus to respond to the constant changes and challenges of higher education. This has included prioritizing ways for the Library to support and increase student success and emphasizing library involvement in university-wide initiatives. Moody has held administrative and leadership positions at several other university libraries, including the Dean of the Library at Boise State University, the Associate University Librarian for Information and Research Services at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the Director of the Science and Engineering Library at the University at Buffalo.

Moody’s professional interests include academic library administration, mobile learning, open educational resources (OER), textbook affordability, institutional repository services, government information, and scholarly communications. Moody has published and presented on a broad range of topics. Moody has a Bachelor of Arts in Teaching of Social Studies and a Master of Science in Library Science from the University of Illinois.

Positions

2012 Present Dean, Portland State University University Library
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20062012 Dean, Boise State University ‐ University Library
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20002006 Associate University Librarian for Information and Research Services, University of California, Santa Barbara
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19952000 Director, Science and Engineering Library, University at Buffalo
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19901995 Head, Technical and Instructional Services, Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute
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19861990 Head, Access Services Department, Iowa State University
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19851986 Head, Interlibrary Loan, Iowa State University
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19821985 Information Services Librarian/Government Publications Librarian, Iowa State University
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19791982 Documents Librarian, Miami University
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Curriculum Vitae




Education

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1979 Master of Science in Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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1978 Bachelor of Arts in Teaching of Social Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Contact Information

Marilyn K. Moody
Dean, University Library

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Textbook Affordability (3)

Library Development (2)

Scholarly Communication (6)

Mobile learning (2)

Government Information (12)