Innovative Scholarly Initiatives

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1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

UNM Office of Innovative Scholarly Initiatives

The mission of the UNM Office of Innovative Scholarly Initiatives is to optimize the intellectual value, credibility and impact of UNM’s academic output by promoting the protection of author rights, consulting on publishing options emphasizing free and open access and preservation, and providing services for UNM scholars.

Current Initiatives

  • Digital Scholarship Services
  • LoboVault Enhancement and Promotion
  • Authorship Rights Initiatives for UNM Faculty
  • Promote Open Access at UNM
  • Research Data Lifecycle & Curation

Innovative Scholarly Initiatives Leadership

Richard Clement
Dean, College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences
University Libraries

Holly Shipp Buchanan
Health Sciences Center Chief Information Officer for Administration and Academic Systems, and Executive Director
Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center
Professor, School of Medicine

Michelle Rigual
Acting Director Director, Associate Professor of Law Librarianship
School of Law Library

John Byram
Director, UNM University Press
Leadership Committee Liaison

Innovative Scholarly Initiatives Committee Members

Jonathan Wheeler (chair)
Data Curation Librarian
Lecturer 3, University Libraries

Sally Bowler-Hill
Program Operations Director
Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center

John Byram
Director, UNM University Press

Kevin Comerford
Director of Digital Initiatives
Associate Professor, University Libraries

Jonathan Eldredge 
Evidence Based and Translational Sciences Collaboration Coordinator
Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center 
Associate Professor, School of Medicine

Ingrid Hendrix
Nursing Services Librarian
Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center
Lecturer 3, School of Medicine

Jake Nash (vice chair)
Resource Management Librarian 
Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center 
Lecturer 2, School of Medicine

Jennifer Laws
Law Librarian, Lecturer 3
School of Law Library

Katherine White
Sales Manager, UNM University Press