Jennifer Akins

Jenny Atkins, Art (Studio Arts) and Architecture Librarian

Contact

Department
Library
Name
Jennifer Akins
Job Title
Art & Architecture Librarian
Phone Number
(314) 935-4377

Subjects

Art (Studio Arts) and Architecture Librarian

Bio

Jenny has worked at Washington University since 2005. In 2011, she moved into her current role with the University Libraries. She holds a BA in Germanic studies; history from Indiana University–Bloomington. She earned an MLIS at the University of Missouri.

Selected projects, accomplishments, and activities

  • Gephardt Institute’s Information Literacy Learning Community, fall 2020 and spring 2021
  • Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) National Conference 48th Annual Conference (2020) St. Louis, planning committee (Local Arrangements Co-chair)
  • Publication: “Establishing an Open-Access MFA Thesis Collection,” Art Documentation: Journal of the Art Libraries Society of North America 37, no. 1 (Spring 2018): 44-54.
  • “In on the Conversation: Establishing an MFA Thesis Collection in the University Repository.” Art Libraries Society of North America: Annual Conference. New York, NY, 2018.