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About Sherry Buchanan

Sherry Buchanan, MFA, MSLIS, oversees journals and conferences hosted by PDXScholar, the campus repository, at Portland State University Library. She has twenty years of experience within universities, having worked in the classroom, and for digital initiatives, library technologies, circulation, course reserves, interlibrary loan, reference, and statewide chat. Sherry's research interests include discovery, accessibility, usability, open access, content strategy, universal design, and data-driven collaborative decision-making. Email: sherryb@pdx.edu

Positions

Present Digital Collections Technician, Portland State University University Library
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Curriculum Vitae




Grants

2004 - 2005 Student Research Strategy Survey
Center for Academic Excellence, Portland State University
Grant I-STRT: Classroom and Technology; Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Resource Team Grant
$500
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Honors and Awards

  • Oregon Libraries Network (L-Net) Notable Transcript Award for Outstanding Service in Virtual Reference - Winter Quarter 2008
  • Helen Benning Regnier Scholarship 2005/2006
  • American Library Association Tom and Roberta Drewes Scholarship 2005

Education

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2006 MSLIS, Syracuse University ‐ Library and Information Science
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2002 MFA, Oregon State University ‐ Creative Writing
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1996 BA, University of Oregon ‐ English
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Contact Information

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Articles (6)

Presentations (3)

Reports (10)

Tools: Publishing, Usability, Accessibility, Graphic Design (10)