Jennie Burroughs, she/her/hers Senior Program Advisor and Researcher

Full position title(s)
Senior Program Advisor and Researcher
Libraries department
Libraries Administration


Jennie Burroughs is Senior Program Advisor and Researcher. In this role she serves as the Continuous Appointment and Promotion Coordinator for the University Libraries, which includes a formal research mentoring program and research support for librarian-series staff. In addition, she researches and summarizes emerging issues impacting Libraries programs and services for the University Librarian and Libraries leadership.

She was an Interim Associate University Librarian at University of Minnesota 2019-2022 and the Director for Arts and Humanities at the University of Minnesota 2011-2019. Previously, she was an Associate Professor and the Government Information Librarian at the University of Montana in Missoula 2004-2011. 

Her current research focuses on criteria for tenure and continuous appointment and on multi-disciplinary research collaboration practices.


M.S., Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

M.A., English, DePaul University

B.A., English & Communications Studies (Film & Media), University of Iowa

Selected presentations and publications

Burroughs, Jennie M. “No Uniform Culture: Patterns of Collaborative Research in the Humanities.” portal: Libraries and the Academy 17.3 (2017): 507–527. University Digital Conservancy:

Schell, Justin, Jennie M. Burroughs, Deborah Boudewyns, Cecily Marcus and Scott Spicer. "From Digital Arts and Humanities to DASH." Supporting Digital Humanities for Knowledge Acquisition in Modern Libraries. IGI Global, 2015. 234-253. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-8444-7.ch012. University Digital Conservancy:

Burroughs, Jennie. “What Users Want: Assessing Government Information Preferences to Drive Information Services.” Government Information Quarterly. 26.1 (2009): 203-218.