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About Stephanie Davis-Kahl

Stephanie Davis-Kahl is the Collections & Scholarly Communications Librarian and Professor at The Ames Library at Illinois Wesleyan University. She provides leadership for collections management and scholarly communication programs, including Digital Commons @ IWU. She is the liaison to the Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, and Psychology departments, as well as the Schools of Art, Music and Theatre Arts at IWU. She also serves as the Managing Faculty Co-Editor of the Undergraduate Economic Review. She earned her BA in East Asian Studies from Oberlin College and her MS in Library Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 2014, she received the Education & Behavioral Sciences Section Distinguished Librarian Award.


Present Collections & Scholarly Communications Librarian & Professor, Illinois Wesleyan University The Ames Library

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Librarian Award, Education & Behavioral Science Section, 2014
  • Library Journal Movers & Shakers: Change Agent, 2014
  • IR All-Star, Berkeley Electronic Press, 2013
  • Fellow, Frye Leadership Institute, 2009
  • University of California Irvine Disability Services Center, Staff Recognition Award, 2004
  • Library Journal Best Reference Website, "College Rankings" (co-creator), 1998
  • Jane B. and Robert B. Downs Award, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 1998


1996 - 1998 University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana ‐ School of Information Sciences
1990 - 1994 B.A., Oberlin College

Contact Information

309-556-3010 (v)


Books (2)

Articles (9)

Contributions to Books (2)

Presentations (23)