Jennie Burroughs, she/her/hers Interim Associate University Librarian for Research & Learning

Position title
Interim Associate University Librarian for Research & Learning
Libraries department


Jennie Burroughs is currently the Interim Associate University Librarian for Research and Learning. She was the Director for Arts and Humanities at the University of Minnesota 2011-2019 and the Government Information Librarian at the University of Montana in Missoula 2004-2011. 

The Research and Learning Division offers critical support of campus research, teaching, and learning. The work of the division includes engagement with campus programs, collection development, on-demand help services, research services, critical inquiry instruction, and other services in support of teaching and  learning. Her work focuses on teaching and research services provided by liaison librarians, library learning services, libraries-wide space planning, digital scholarship services, equity and inclusion, and other areas. Jennie led the inception of the Digital Arts, Sciences, and Humanities (DASH) program and has published and presented on digital scholarship services in research libraries. Her current research focus is on multi-disciplinary research collaboration and humanities research collaboration behaviors.


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.