Jenny Emanuel Taylor
Digital Resources & Reference Librarian, Assistant Professor of Library Administration
300 Main Library, MC-522
1408 West Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801
2004 - 2008: Assistant Professor, Electronic Services Librarian, University of Central
2012: EdD Educational Leadership, University of Missouri at Columbua
2004: MS Information Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2002: BA Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia
User Experience, Information Seeking Habits, Information Architecture
Awards and Distinctions
Marketing Recognition Award, University of Illinois Library, 2010
American Library Association Emerging Leader, 2007
Phi Kappa Phi, 2005
Frank Porter Graham Graduate Honor Society, 2004
2011 - 2013: A Study on Search Effectiveness of Dow Chemical Researchers, Primary
Emanuel, Jenny. 2013. Digital Native Academic Librarians, Technology Skills, and Their
Relationship with Technology, Information Technology and Libraries 31, no 4: 20-33.
Bauder, Julia and Emanuel, Jenny. 2012. Being Where our Faculty Are: Emerging Technology Use
and Faculty Information-seeking Workflows, Internet Reference Services Quarterly 17, no. 2:
Emanuel, Jenny. 2011. Usability of the VuFind Next Generation Online Catalog,
Information Technology and Libraries 30, no. 1: 44-52.
Kern, Kathleen, and Emanuel, Jenny. 2009. Next Generation Catalogs: What Do They Do and Why
Should We Care? Column in Reference & User Services Quarterly 49, no. 2: 117-21.
Zhuo, Fu, Emanuel, Jenny, and Jiao, Shuqin. 2007. International Students and
Language Preferences in Library Database Use, Technical Services Quarterly 24, no. 4: 1-13.
Emanuel, Jenny. 2012. An Introduction to LibGuides. Chapter 1 in LibGuides: Making
Dynamic Web Design and Management Simple for Non-Web Designers, edited by Aaron Dobbs, Ryan
Sittler, and Doug Cook. New York: Neal-Schuman: 3-20.
Emanuel, Jenny and Roh, Charlotte. 2013. Studying Practicing Researchers: How Research
within Scientific Industry Can Impact and Influence Information Literacy among Graduate Students in
STEM Departments. In
2013 Conference Proceedings
Emanuel, Jenny. 2013. Information Seeking and Corporate Libraries, Webinar for Monsanto
Corporation Library/Information Specialists, August 8, St. Louis, Missouri.
Emanuel, Jenny. 2012. Toward Infinity and Beyond? Keynote lecture at the Discovery Day Camp,
University of Houston, October 19, Houston, Texas.
Emanuel, Jenny and Roh, Charlotte. 2012. Remote User Testing: Methods and Tools to
Take Your Testing Out of the Library. LITA Annual Forum, October 6, Columbus, Ohio.
Talking Points &
Emanuel, Jenny. 2012. Current Trends in Academic Library Reference: Valuable
Services for Students, Faculty, and Researchers. Keynote lecture at the Eurasian University,
April 26, Astana, Kazakhstan.
Talking Points & Slides
Emanuel, Jenny. 2012. Understanding the Information Seeking Habits of Researchers:
A Global Perspective. Poster presented at the International Federation of Library
Associations and Institutions (IFLA) General Conference and Assembly, August 13-14, Helsinki,
Bauder, Julia and Emanuel, Jenny. 2011. Be Where Our Faculty Are: Emerging Technology
Use and Faculty Information Seeking Workflows. Poster at the ACRL Conference, March 31,
American Library Association (ALA): Councilor at Large, 2012 - 2014
American Library Association (ALA): Policy Monitoring Committee, 2012 - 2014
Library And Information Technology Association (LITA): National Forum Committee, 2013
(chair), 2014 (past-chair)
HathiTrust: User Experience Committee, 2010 - Present