Jolie O. Graybill

Jolie Graybill joined Minitex in September 2014 as Assistant Director for Digital Initiatives & Metadata Education. Prior to joining Minitex, she served in two different positions at University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries: first as a Multicultural Services Librarian, where she supported faculty and students in ethnic and multicultural studies; and second as Image & Multimedia Collections Coordinator and Associate Professor where she promoted, supported, and coordinated UNL Libraries digital collections. She also worked with Northern Arizona University’s Cline Library as Academic Programs Librarian/Social and Behavioral Sciences Team Leader.  

Graybill earned her MLIS from the University of Arizona, holds a master’s in education in youth development leadership from the University of Minnesota, and a bachelor’s of science in journalism from the University of Kansas. She is currently completing her PhD through Simmons College in managerial leadership in the information professions.

Session Description:

This session will provide an in-depth view of the digital landscape for Minnesota Reflections, partners and collaborators, including historical perspective. Discussion will be utilized to address topics such as how to get started, what to examine and evaluate, identifying the community and determining needs, and how to develop and actually create the digital efforts -- the end product. For a complete "digital picture" information on digital standards, collections, and policies, as well as other related topics such as rights and preservation will be addressed.

The session will cover:
- synopsis of our digital landscape
- facilitate a discussion which covers: 
- how to get started 
- how to determine what your libraries want
- how to develop or create digital initiative efforts

This presentation is sponsored by the MOBIUS User Experience & Metadata Committee.  Part of the MOBIUS Strategic Plan requires us to explore a consortia or regional institutional repository for digital materials.  Join us as we discuss the possibilities at a consortia level. 



Job Title: 
Assistant Director for Digital Initiatives & Metadata Education
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