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Jennifer Murray

Associate University Librarian | Associate Dean

Library | Academic Affairs Division

Areas of Expertise

Library Science, Academic Libraries, Library Systems, Technical Services

Education

M.L.S. Masters of Library Science, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2001

B.S. Business Administration, Concentration in MIS, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1999

Biography

Jennifer L. Murray is Director of Technical Services and Library Systems at the University of North Florida's Thomas G. Carpenter Library.  With seventeen 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.

Awards

2014 Libraries Innovation Fund Grant for Tableau Desktop licenses

Affiliations

  • Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), 2018-
  • Florida Library Association (FLA), 2018-
    • Conference Planning Committee, 2018-
  • American Library Association (ALA), 2017-
  • Library Information Technology Association (LITA), 2017-
  • FALSC Members Council on Library Services, 2018-
  • Cataloging, Authorities, and Metadata Committee (CAM) of the Council of State Universities (CSUL), 2018-

Grants and Contracts Awarded

Principal Investigator, NEFLIN 2020 Innovation Project, "Multimedia Equipment Loan Program," $8,758.14.

Publications & Presentations

Current list of publications and presentations

Murray
Contact Information

Building 12, Room 1503

(904) 620-5160

jennifer.murray@unf.edu