Jennifer Vinopal

AD for Information Technology

University Libraries Administration
Thompson Library
1858 Neil Ave Mall RM 304L Columbus, OH 43210
 614-292-6864 Download vCard

Jennifer is the Associate Director for Information Technology at The Ohio State University Libraries, where she supports the development of various commercial and open-source IT projects, digital preservation, web development, content management, and discovery services.

About Jennifer

Prior to joining The Ohio State University, Jennifer worked at New York University where she developed services to support digital scholarship and digital library initiatives. Her library background includes humanities scholarship, library collection development, digital library and digital scholarship initiatives, and library public service.


  • M.L.I.S., Library and Information Science, Rutgers University
  • MPhil, French Literature, New York University

Areas of Interest

  • Organizational culture, including methods for communication and strategic planning
  • Management practices for building scalable and sustainable services
  • Diversity in the library profession
  • Intersectional feminist leadership

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Committees and Service

  • Management Committee
  • Appointment Promotion and Tenure
  • ALA LITA Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
  • ARL Fellowship for Digital and Inclusive Excellence Advisory Group
  • ARL Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce Advisory Group
  • Big Ten Academic Alliance's Center for Library Initiatives