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Dr. Jolie O. Graybill, she/her/hers Assistant Director, Minitex

Position title
Assistant Director, Minitex
Libraries department


Jolie O. Graybill joined Minitex in September 2014 as assistant director for Digital Initiatives & Metadata Education. The DIME unit is responsible for education and training related to digital, cataloging, and metadata education as well as core support for the Minnesota Digital Library. Prior to joining Minitex, Jolie served in two different positions at University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries for a tenure of nine years: 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 at Northern Arizona University’s Cline Library for two years as academic programs librarian/social and behavioral sciences team leader.


PhD, Managerial Leadership in the Information Professions, Simmons University

MA, Library and Information Science, University of Arizona

MEd, University of Minnesota

BS, Journalism, University of Kansa