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Emily J Ray

Electronic Resources Librarian

Library | Academic Affairs Division

Areas of Expertise

Library Science


M.L.S. School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University Bloomington, 2004

M.A. Russian and East European Institute, Indiana University Bloomington, 2004

B.A. Yale University, Russian and East European Studies, 1999


Emily Ray is the Electronic Resources Librarian at the University of North Florida's Thomas G. Carpenter Library. Prior to coming to UNF, she has worked as a Metadata and Discovery Service Librarian, Technical Services Librarian: Monographs, Slavic Cataloger, and as a Reference and Instruction Librarian. She is proficient in Czech and Hungarian and has reading knowledge of Russian. 


NASIG 2013-present

NASIG Standards commitee

ProjectCOUNTER rep 2016-2018

NISO rep 2017-present 

Publications & Presentations


Standards Corner: Challenges of Identity and Authentication Management, Part One NASIG Newsletter: Vol. 33 No. 2 2018 Article 16.

Standards Corner: COUNTER Release 5 Coming Soon NASIG Newsletter: Vol. 32 No. 2 2017 Article 10.

Serials Spoken Here- Reports of Conferences, Institutes, and Seminars When there is no magic bullet; Vision session Three of NASIG Annual Conference. Serials Review: 43 No. 1 January-March 2017: p71-103 10.1080/00987913.2017.1282289

2016 Conference Reports, Managing Content in Ebsco Discovery Services: Action guide for Surviving and Thriving NASIG Newsletter: Vol. 31 No. 3 2016, Article 20.

The Library’s Role in the Changing World of Textbooks: Where do we go from here? 2016 Charleston Conference Proceedings 10.5703/1288284316260

Prague Library Floods of 2002: Crisis and Experimentation. Libraries and the Cultural Record Vol. 41. Number 3 Summer 2006: p.381-391 

Book Review: “Antonin Novotny. Praha od A-Z v letech 1820-1850.” (Prague from A-Z 1820-1850) Slavic and East European Information Resources 7: 2/3 2006 p.157-158

Book Review: “East European Cinemas.” Slavic and East European Information Resources. 9: 1/3 2007

Contributor to Guide to Reference Sources database (formerly Guide to Reference Books), Czech, Hungarian, Slovak, Finnish, Estonian, Sami language dictionary entries Fall 2008


“Changing Serial Record Policies” presented at Delta Serials Conference, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR, July 28, 2017

 “UALR Data Cleanup” presented with Anne Liebst and Nicole Hensley at ArkIUG 2016 meeting, Conway, AR December 8, 2016

 The Library’s Role in the Changing World of Textbooks: Where do we go from here?” Innovation session 20 minute talk and Q and A presented at Charleston Conference Issues on Book and Serial Acquisitions Charleston, S.C. November 4-7, 2015

Supporting Student Success: Purchasing Textbooks for Reserves” Poster Session presented at Charleston Conference on Book and Serial Acquisitions Charleston, S.C., November 3-8, 2014

Report on Ottenheimer Library’s Demand Driven Acquisitions (DDA) Pilot Project presented with Maureen James and Donna Rose at ArkIUG Summer meeting, Little Rock, AR August 22, 2014

"Ideal Responses to Water Damage? Lessons from New Orleans" at Globalization, Digitization, Access, and Preservation of Cultural Heritage Sofia Bulgaria Conference 2006 November 9, 2006

Resources on Eastern European Countries in English” at Miami-Florida European Union Centre of Excellence (consortium of Florida International University/ University of Miami) Teacher Training “Resources on Eastern European Countries in English” Summer 2004

Contact Information

(904) 620-2615