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:
Scholarly Communication and Digital Literacy. In Digital Literacy in Higher Education, Part II: A NMC Horizon Project Strategic Brief, ed. by B. Alexander, S. Adams Becker, M. Cummins., and C. Hall Geisinger. Austin TX: The New Media Consortium, 2017, pp. 31-32. https://cdn.nmc.org/media/2017-nmc-strategic-brief-digital-literacy-in-higher-education-II.pdf
Extending the Principles and Promise of Scholarly Communication Reform: A Chronicle and Future Glimpse, in Creating the 21st Century Academic Library: Open Access Volume One – Policy and Infrastructure. Edited by Kevin Smith and Katherine Dickson; Series Editor Bradford Lee Eden. Lanham MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. Preprint: http://libres.uncg.edu/ir/asu/listing.aspx?styp=ti&id=19062
Response. ATG Special Report — Industry Consolidation in the Information Services and Library Environment: Perspectives from Thought Leaders. Against the Grain 28 (4), 2016. http://www.against-the-grain.com/2016/10/v28-4-atg-special-report-part-2-industry-consolidation-in-the-information-services-and-library-environment-perspectives-from-thought-leaders/
Closing the Gap between Information Literacy and Scholarly Communication, in Common Ground at the Nexus of Information Literacy and Scholarly Communication, edited by Stephanie Davis-Kahl and Merinda Hensley. Chicago: ACRL, 2013, pp. v-viii. https://collections.lib.utah.edu/details?id=708354
The Movement to Change Scholarly Communication Has Come a Long Way – How Far Might It Go? Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication 1(1): eP1041 (1-3), 2012. jlsc-pub.org/jlsc/vol1/iss1/3/
The Imperative for Data Curation”, portal: Libraries and the Academy 10 (2): 241-246, 2010. http://muse.jhu.edu/article/378049/pdf
Defining and Achieving Success in the Movement to Change Scholarly Communication, Library Resources and Technical Services 52 (2): 44-53, 2008. https://collections.lib.utah.edu/details?id=706142