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Jenny Johnson

Jenny Johnson

Jenny Johnson, MLS
Digital Scholarship Outreach Librarian
Center for Digital Scholarship
IUPUI University Library
755 W. Michigan
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Office : UL 1115H
Phone : (317) 278-6709
Email :

As the Digital Scholarship Outreach Librarian, I have the opportunity to develop digital projects with IUPUI Faculty and Indianapolis community organizations.  My work guides the processes of funding, and digital library best practices to make historical documents and artifacts available online.  Recent partners include the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Indianapolis Recorder.  In addition to coordinating digitization efforts, I am the subject liaison for the IU School of Liberal Arts Geography Department.

Areas of Expertise:  Digital Libraries, Open Access, Digital Preservation, Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Research Interests: Developments in the Digital Public Library of American (DPLA), Community Digitization Projects

Selected Projects and Publications

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Digital Collection - a collection images and other items dating back to 1909.

Indianapolis Recorder - open access to issues (1899-2005) of an important African-American newspaper.

Johnson, Jennifer and Kristi Palmer. "Organic, Symbiotic Digital Collection Development." A Handbook of Digital Library Economics. Ed. Evans Baker. Cambridge, UK: Woodhead Publishing Ltd, 2013.

Odell, Jere, Jennifer Johnson, Heather Coates. "From Cultural Heritage to Research Innovations: Digital Scholarship Services for a Changing University." Poster session presented at: IUPUI Research Day, April 5, 2013, Indianapolis, Indiana. Available from:

Johnson, Jennifer and Edward Mandity. “From Real Challenges to Virtual Reality:  Realizing your Collection through Digital Scholarship.” Computers in Libraries 30.9 (2010): 18-22.

Last updated by jdodell on 11/19/2013