Harriett Green Named Associate University Librarian

Washington University Libraries has appointed Harriett E. Green to be the associate university librarian for the Digital Scholarship and Technology Services Division, effective Sept. 1.

Harriett Green

Harriett Green

Under the direction of Vice Provost and University Librarian Denise Stephens, Green will provide leadership for the division, including technology infrastructure planning and innovative programming in support of technology-dependent inquiry, productivity, scholarly communications, and digital library development.

Green has expertise in digital humanities tools and resources, digital publishing, data curation, and scholarly communications. She comes to Washington University in St. Louis from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she is the Head of Scholarly Communication and Publishing, Scholarly Communication and Publishing Librarian, and associate professor at the University Library and in the School of Information Sciences.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in history and literature from Harvard College, a master’s degree in the humanities from the University of Chicago, and a master’s degree in library and information science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Green has also held leadership positions in the Association for College and Research Libraries and the Modern Language Association, and her research has been supported by grants awarded from the Institute for Museum and Library Services, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, XSEDE, and National Endowment for the Humanities.

“I am excited about Harriett’s breadth of experience across the various activities in the Digital Scholarship and Technology Services Division,” Stephens says. “She is well-prepared to help the Libraries advance a number of important initiatives and support our capability to provide innovative services and digital platforms to our research and instruction community.”

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