Damon Jaggars

Vice Provost and Director



University Libraries Administration
Thompson Library
1858 Neil Ave Mall RM 304C Columbus, OH 43210
 (614) 292-4241
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Damon E. Jaggars is Vice Provost and Director of University Libraries, where he provides vision, strategic direction, and leadership for one of the nation’s leading academic research libraries. His administrative background includes extensive experience in service planning and assessment, collection development and management, facilities planning and design, budgetary management, and organizational development, as well as building distinctive and unique collections and developing information technology infrastructures within research libraries.



About Damon

I previously served as interim vice provost and university librarian at Columbia University, following several years as Associate University Librarian for Collections and Services. Beginning in 1996, I worked at the University of Texas Libraries in several roles, including Associate Director for User Services, Associate Director for Student and Branch Services, and Head Librarian, Undergraduate Library. I began my career at the Iona College Libraries, where I served as Coordinator of Information Technology/Access.


Background

  • Master of Library and Information Science, School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, University of California at Davis

Areas of Interest

  • Higher education administration
  • Library management
  • Organizational development
  • Service planning and assessment

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Committees and Service

  • Management Committee
  • Digital Preservation Network, Board
  • SHARE, Advisory Board
  • Big Ten Academic Alliance, Library Directors
  • OhioLINK, Library Advisory Council
  • portal: Libraries & the Academy, Editorial Board

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