by Damon E. Jaggers
Learn about library and archival collections in academic libraries from the new Librarian at The Ohio State University. He’s worked with some of the greatest and broadest special collections in the country. Damon Jaggers will focus on using collections to spur change in the intellectual sphere.
Damon E. Jaggars assumed the post of Vice Provost and Director of University Libraries at The Ohio State University in 2016. He previously worked for libraries at Columbia University, the University of Texas, and Iona College. His background includes service planning and assessment, collection development and management, and facilities planning and design, as well as building and managing distinctive and unique collections and developing and overseeing information technology infrastructures within research libraries. His work has been published broadly in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings, and his editorial service includes board membership for portal: Libraries & the Academy, coeditorship of a special issue of Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, and a stint as editor-in chief of the Journal of Library Administration. He currently serves on advisory boards for the Digital Preservation Network, SHARE, OhioLink, the Big Ten Academic Alliance, as well as on the Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity committee of the Association of Research Libraries.