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Jennifer Beamer

Scholarly Communications and Open Publishing
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Jennifer Beamer

Ph.D., MLISc.,

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As the Scholarly Communications and Open Publishing Coordinator, Jennifer Beamer leads a team responsible for library services surrounding scholarly publishing, copyright, fair use and Creative Commons, open access and publishing, and open educational resources. The team also manages the scholarly repository for The Claremont Colleges faculty and students: Scholarship@Claremont, as well as the Open Course Materials Program. Before joining The Claremont Colleges Library in 2018, Jennifer was the Digital Initiates Librarian at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where she oversaw digital initiatives and institutional repository services.

Jennifer’s scholarly interests include scholarly publishing systems, open-access publishing, open educational resources, and outreach activities. She has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented at numerous conferences. Other professional activities include serving as a member or chair on several Library committees as a Scholarly Communication Road Show Presenter for the Association of College and Research Libraries. She was also a SPARC Open Education Fellow 2019 -2020 and a Mozilla Open Leader in 2019.

  • Ph.D. Communication and Information Science. University of Hawai'i at Manōa, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • MLISc., Library and Information Science. University of Hawai'i at Manōa, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • MSc. Human Ecology.University of Alberta, Canada
  • BA. Comms. Communication Studies, University of Calgary, Canada

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