Jolie Graybill

Assistant Director of Digitization, Cataloging, and Metadata Education, Minitex, University of Minnesota

 Jolie Graybill

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Jolie Ogg Graybill rejoined the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries on October 1, 2008, as Assistant Professor and Image & Multimedia Collections Coordinator. As Image & Multimedia Collections Coordinator she promotes, supports, and coordinates the Image & Multimedia digital collections, provides general reference services, and acts as the liaison for Communication Studies. Jolie's first position with UNL Libraries was as Multicultural Services Librarian where she supported Ethnic and Multicultural Studies faculty and students. From 2006 to 2008, Jolie was with Northern Arizona University Cline Library as Academic Programs Librarian/Social and Behavioral Sciences Team Leader. Jolie currently acts as the Visiting Program Officer for the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Diversity and Leadership programs, serves on the University of Arizona Knowledge River Steering Committee, and previously mentored an ARL diversity scholar in 2007. She had the unique opportunity to participate in the 2007 ALA Emerging Leaders program, received a 2006 ALA Diversity Research Award, and attended the University of Minnesota Libraries' 2006 Institute for Early Career Librarians.

Prior to entering the academic library field, she worked for the University of Arizona-Maricopa County Cooperative Extension and the University of Minnesota-Ramsey County Extension Service, respectively, as an assistant agent in 4-H Youth Development. Jolie earned her MLS from the University of Arizona as a part of both the ARL Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce and the University of Arizona's Knowledge River program; a Master's degree in Education-Youth Development Leadership from the University of Minnesota; and a Bachelor's of Science in Journalism from the University of Kansas.