- Jennifer Akins
- Job Title
- Subject Librarian Art & Architecture
- Email Address
- Phone Number
- (314) 935-4377
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Art (Studio Arts) and Architecture Librarian
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.