Joyce Ogburn

Joyce Ogburn, MA Anthropology, MS Library Science
Phone number: 
(828) 262-6735
Fax number: 
(828) 262-2553
Office address: 
Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 335
Job title: 
Digital Strategies and Partnerships Librarian
Digital Scholarship and Initiatives

Joyce L. Ogburn is serving as Digital Strategies and Partnerships Librarian and primary liaison to the Office of Research. From 2013-2016, she was in the position of the Dean of Libraries and Carol G. Belk Distinguished Professor of Library and Information Studies at Appalachian State University in August 2013. Previously, she was the Dean of the J. Willard Marriott and University Librarian at the University of Utah where she also served as special assistant to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. Her  career includes positions at the University of Washington, Old Dominion University, Yale University, and Penn State University. She holds degrees in anthropology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Indiana University, and a Master of Science in library science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which honored her as Distinguished Alumna in 2013. Utah Business Magazine named her as one of 30 women to Watch in 2012.

Her professional contributions encompass numerous national boards and committees for such organizations as the National Science Communication Board, the Association of Research Libraries, the Center for Research Libraries, the Greater Western Library Alliance, and SPARC. In 2011-12, Joyce served as President of the Association of College and Research Libraries.

At Applachian State, Joyce is a member of the Intellectual Property Council.

Recent publications include: