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About the Scholarly Communication Office

"Scholarly Communication" is a term used to describe the ways that academics, researchers, scholars, and teachers share information, through publications and teaching.  

At the University of Massachusetts, the W.E.B. Du Bois Library provides numerous services related to scholarly communication, including:

The Office of Scholarly Communication is the administrative unit coordinating these services.  Staff include:

The Office works with other groups within the library to coordinate services, including the Scholarly Communication Team, the Teaching Commons Programming Team (TCPT), and the Digital Strategies Working Group.  Members of these groups include:
  • Jessica Adamick, Assistant to the Associate Director for Library Services
  • Meghan Banach-Bergin, Bibliographic Access & Metadata Coordinator
  • Sarah Hutton, Head Undergraduate Teaching and Learning Services
  • Brian Shelburne, Head, Image Collection Library
  • Scott Stangroom, Coordinator, Acquisitions Department
  • Digital Strategies Coordinator
  • Blake Spitz, Science Librarian for the Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing
  • Coordinator of Digital Curriculum, Reserves & Media

See also the History of Scholarly Communication at UMass (LibGuide).

Not sure who to contact?  The Digital Scholarship & Consultation Services will connect you with scholarly communication, copyright, data management, preservation, ereserves, and other library services. 


Last Edited: 23 October 2014