Curriculum Vitae

Education

MLIS (May 2011)
University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

Certification in Digital Content Management (May 2011)
University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

BS, Business Marketing and Visual Arts (May 2006)
Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas

Experience

Digital Collections Librarian (August 2017-present)
Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas

  • Managing the Texas State University Digital Collections Repository
  • Collaborating to establish and grow content in the Texas State University Dataverse within the Texas Data Repository
  • Writing metadata records, developing standards, maintaining consistency and organization, and processing materials for the institutional repository and data repository
  • Securing copyright permissions and licensing for national and international materials
  • Delivering training workshops to faculty, staff, and students
  • Active service and participation on university library, faculty, and professional association committees and working groups
  • Promoting library services via conference presentations, workshops, professional events, and active participation in the library community

Marketing Coordinator (October 2015-August 2017)
Texas Digital Library, Austin, Texas

  • Creating and managing WordPress websites for the TDL, Texas Data Repository, Vireo Users Group, and TxETD Association
  • Writing content and promoting the TDL through social media, email lists, monthly webinars, and bi-monthly newsletters
  • Managing the TDL DSpace repository including writing metadata and file normalization
  • Developing curriculum and delivering training to students, staff, and faculty on Open Journal Systems software
  • Event planning for conferences, symposiums, meetings, workshops, and webinars
  • Preparing budgets, reports, and cooperative grant documents
  • Representing TDL and promoting services via conference presentations, workshops, training, professional events, and active participation in library communities

Repository Librarian for Scholarly Works (February 2012-October 2015)
University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

  • Writing metadata records, developing standards, maintaining consistency and organization, and processing materials for the institutional repository and data repository
  • Securing copyright permissions and licensing for national and international materials
  • Developing standards and controlled vocabularies including the UNT Names online database, shared globally
  • Collaboration with faculty, staff, and student groups on outreach and event planning to promote digital library services
  • Delivering training workshops to faculty, staff, and students
  • Active service and participation on university library, faculty, and professional association committees and working groups
  • Supervising two student employees
  • Promoting library services via conference presentations, workshops, professional events, and active participation in the library community

Graduate Library Assistant (August 2010-February 2012)
University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

  • Creating and fostering the growth of an institutional repository for the university
  • Collaboration with the technology and communications teams to develop system requirements and ensure a quality user experience
  • Establishing policies and workflows for metadata in qualified Dublin Core, file normalization, controlled vocabularies, and legal records
  • Securing copyright and licensing permissions of materials for the repository
  • Developing and delivering training about the repository to faculty, staff, and students
  • Responding to online and in-person inquiries and providing information to faculty, staff, students, and the community
  • Promoting library services via conference presentations, workshops, professional events, and active participation in the library community

Student Assistant (March 2010-August 2010)
University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

  • Developing online tutorials on software and digitization workflows
  • Responding and providing information and reference via online forms from community users
  • Writing metadata records for digitized items in accordance with established standards in qualified Dublin Core
  • Digitizing materials for The Portal to Texas History including archival documents, photographs, and glass plate negatives

English Teacher (July 2008-July 2009)
Avalon English Academy, Seoul, South Korea

  • Preparing curriculum and interactive activities
  • Teaching middle-school aged students daily and filling in to teach other classes as needed
  • Collaborating with Korean teachers on curriculum and progress reports for parents
  • Promotion to Team Leader for the campus to train new English teachers and check for consistency in curriculum
  • Participation in community-wide events to promote education and the Avalon English Academy

Reviewer & Editorships

Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (2015-present)
Pacific University Libraries

The Electronic Library (2013-present)
Emerald Publishing

  • Editorial Board Member (2016-present)
  • Reviewer of the Year Award (2015)

Handbook of Research on Developing Metadata Schemas and Application Profiles (forthcoming book)
IGI Global Publishing

  • Reviewers Board Member (2015-present)

Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (2014-2017)

Dublin Core Metadata Initiative International Conference (2014-2015)

International iConference (2013-2014)

Cross Timbers Library Consortium Conference (2012-2013)

Professional Affiliations

American Library Association

  • Association of College and Research Libraries
    • Digital Curation Interest Group
    • University Libraries Interest Group
  • Library Research Round Table
    • Membership Subcommittee (2013-2015)

Beta Phi Mu, International Library and Information Science Honor Society

  • Invited Member (2011-present)

Council of Research and Academic Libraries

  • Open Access, Copyright, and Fair Use Interest Group

Cross Timbers Library Collaborative

  • Scholarly Communications and Digital Curation Affinity Group
    • Co-creator; Planning Committee (2013-2015)

Society of American Archivists

  • College and University Archives Section
  • Metadata and Digital Object Roundtable
  • Research Libraries Roundtable

Southwestern Association of Law Libraries

  • Constitution and Bylaws Committee (2014-2016)

Texas Archivematica Users Group

  • Steering Committee (2016-2017)

Texas Library Association

  • College and University Libraries Division
  • Digital Libraries Roundtable
    • Legislative Committee (2013-2015)

Institutional Affiliations

Texas Data Repository Steering Committee (2017-present)

Texas Digital Library DSpace Education Working Group (2016-present)

Texas Digital Library Awards Committee (2015-2017)

Texas Digital Library Dataverse Implementation Working Group (2015-2017)

Texas Conference on Digital Libraries Planning Committee (2014-2017)

  • Chair (2015-2016)

Digital Frontiers Conference Planning Committee (2012-present)

  • Chair, Code of Conduct Subcommittee (2014-2015)

University of North Texas Faculty Senate, elected representative (2013-2015)

  • Co-chair, Committee on Committees (2014-2015)

University of North Texas Faculty Policy Writing Group: Faculty Misconduct Policy (Spring 2014)

University of North Texas Library Personnel Affairs Committee, elected representative (2013-2015)

  • Grievance Committee PAC (2015-2016)
  • Secretary, Division PAC (2014-2015)

University of North Texas Libraries Assessment Workgroup (2013-2015)

Open Access Symposium Planning Committee (2013-2015)

University of North Texas Open Access Week Planning Committee (2012-2015)

University of North Texas Library Assembly (2012-2013)

  • Secretary (2012-2013)

Publications

2017 Rendering Repositories: Taking out the fat and getting to the impact
Sian Brannon. Laura Waugh.
Library Assessment Cookbook. Chicago: IL: Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).
2015 Evaluating the University of North Texas digital collections and institutional repository: An exploratory assessment of stakeholder perceptions and use
Laura Waugh. Jesse Hamner. Janette Klein. Sian Brannon.
Journal of Academic Librarianship. Elsevier
DOI: 10.1016/j.acalib.2015.08.007
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc725844/
2015 Managing serials in a large digital library: Case study of the UNT Libraries digital collections
Hannah Tarver. Laura Waugh. Daniel Alemneh. Mark Phillips
Serials Librarian. 65(1-4). Taylor and Francis
DOI: 10.1080/0361526X.2015.1017715
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc406384/
2014 Introducing name authority into an ETD collection
Laura Waugh. Hannah Tarver. Mark Phillips
Library Management. 35(4/5). Emerald publishing
DOI: 10.1108/LM-08-2013-0074
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279706/
2013 The value of open access to undergraduate research
Laura Waugh. Spencer D.C. Keralis
The Eagle Feather. 10(2013). UNT Honors College
DOI: 10.12794/tef.2013.287
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc185796/
2013 Implementing name authoritiy control into institutional repositories: A staged approach
Hannah Tarver. Laura Waugh. Mark Phillips. William Hicks
Proceedings of the International Open Repositories Conference
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc172365/

Reports

September 2016 Texas Digital Library Dataverse Implementation Working Group Final Report
Santi Thompson. Bruce Herbert. Kristi Park. Laura Waugh. et al.
http://hdl.handle.net/2249.1/76364
October 2015 UNT Libraries: TRAC Conformance Document
Mark Phillips. Hannah Tarver. Ana Krahmer. Daniel Alemneh. Laura Waugh
http://www.library.unt.edu/digital-libraries/trusted-digital-repository
September 2014 UNT Libraries: Open access fund research report
Laura Waugh
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc111007/
November 2011 E-journal support at the UNT Libraries
Dianne Jansing. John Luetkemeyer. Mark Phillips. Laura Waugh. Neena Weng
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77118/

Presentations

August 2016 A Consortial Approach to Data Repository Services. CTLC Scholarly Communications and Digital Curation Affinity Group Meeting
Fort Worth. Texas
http://hdl.handle.net/2249.1/76319
June 2016 A Consortial Model for Research Data Services Using Dataverse. International Open Repositories Conference
Dublin. Ireland
http://hdl.handle.net/2249.1/76314/
May 2016 Diving into Data: Implementing a Data Repository at the Texas Digital Library.
Texas Conference on Digital Libraries
Austin. Texas
Presentation: http://hdl.handle.net/2249.1/76315/
May 2016 Diving into Data: Implementing a Data Repository at the Texas Digital Library.
Research Data Access and Preservation Summit
Atlanta. Georgia
Poster: http://hdl.handle.net/2249.1/76200
February 2016 Let's Talk Vireo: An overview of the Vireo community and development.
Texas Electronic Theses and Dissertations Association (TxETDA) Annual Conference
Houston. Texas
http://hdl.handle.net/2249.1/76194/
January 2016 DSpace 5 Release Webinar.
Texas Digital Library
Austin. Texas
http://hdl.handle.net/2249.1/76186/
August 2015 Encouraging digital scholarship in graduate education.
Cross Timbers Library Collaborative Annual Conference
Commerce. Texas
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701856/
August 2015 A collaborative approach to the Trusted Repository Audit Checklist
Cross Timbers Library Collaborative Annual Conference
Commerce. Texas
Poster: http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699807/
August 2015 Copyright and authors' rights: Fact or fiction
Toulouse Graduate School Summer Workshop Series
Denton. Texas
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699768/
April 2015 Piloting a peer-review process for Trusted Digital Repositories
Texas Conference on Digital Libraries
Austin. Texas
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc674073/
April 2015 Copyright and creative commons licensing
Southwestern Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting
Boulder. Colorado
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503235
March 2015 Building an online academic profile
Toulouse Graduate School Spring Workshop Series
Denton. Texas
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501436/
July 2014 The Rx for open access (invited panelist)
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Conference
Grapevine. Texas
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc307499/
July 2014 Broadening the scope of an institutional repository: The patent project
Cross Timbers Library Collaborative Annual Conference
Dallas. Texas
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc307496/
April 2014 Measuring value and impact: A study of the UNT Digital Library collections
Texas Conference on Digital Libraries
Austin. Texas
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc284544/
March 2014 Open access publishing fees: Responses strategies and emerging trends
Southwestern Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting
Austin. Texas
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279701/
December 2013 Online profiles and unique author identifiers
Scholarly Communications and Digital Curation Affinity Group Annual Meeting
Arlington. Texas
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc268935/
September 2013 Creating order out of chaos: Introducing name authority control into a large ETD collection
International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Hong Kong. People's Republic of China
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181654/
September 2013 The impact of open access in scholarly communications: Stakeholders perspectives
Digital Frontiers Annual Conference
Denton. Texas
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181694/
August 2013 Name authority control: An institutional repository approach
Cross Timbers Library Collaborative Annual Conference
Denton. Texas
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177417/
June 2013 Collaborative approach to address scholarly communication and digital curation challenges
Scholarly Communications and Digital Curation Affinity Group Meeting
Denton. Texas
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc171451/
May 2013 Exploring the evolving landscape of open access (workshop)
Annual Open Access Symposium
Dallas. Texas
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc171452/
May 2013 How digital libraries can create a culture of open access on campus
Texas Conference on Digital Libraries
Austin. Texas
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc159535/
February 2013 Open access publishing fees: Responses strategies and emerging best practices
International iConference
Austin. Texas
Poster: http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc146587/
Paper: http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc146588/
May 2012 Outreach and collaboration: Strategies for digital repositories
Texas Conference on Digital Libraries
Austin. Texas
http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86159/