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K.T. Vaughan, Assistant Professor, Director, Rose Library

Department(s): Rose Library Services
E-mail: vaughakt@jmu.edu
Phone: (540) 568-3319
Office: Rose 2305
MSC: 4601

Liaison To: Health Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics

Responsibilities:
• Provide leadership for planning, implementation, promotion, and assessment of Rose Library services.
• Oversee all aspects of Rose Library services, including the information desk, access services, learning commons partnerships, outreach, liaison librarians, and building operations.
• Develop library programs targeted to support STEM-H departments
• Collaborate with colleagues across the libraries to develop integrated, innovative library services that support teaching and learning across the curriculum.
• Oversee the Rose Library team (5 FTE faculty librarians; 9.5 FTE staff; 24-30 part-time student workers)
• Liaison areas: Mathematics & Statistics, Health Sciences; generalist backup to all STEM-H subjects
• Collaborate in overall planning and management of Libraries & Educational Technologies (L&ET)
• Major Libraries & Education Technologies Service: Management Council, Public Services Directors Group, Innovation Fund Initiative (Chair), Stewardship/Advancement Committee
• Major University Service: Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee
• Rank: Assistant Professor, tenure-track; eligible for tenure in spring 2016

Education:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science, Chapel Hill, NC. May, 2001. MSLS

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. June 1997. AB cum laude. Concentration: Biology


General Info: With her diverse experiences in the sciences, health sciences, teaching, and management, KT brings an optimistic and enthusiastic perspective to the leadership of Rose Library and the organization as a whole. Her research interests focus on asking questions about - and driving change in - the future of libraries. She is currently working on projects that include the library''''s role in library student education, team-based library liaison services, teaching data management to chemistry students, and novel outreach programs for scientists and mathematicians.