The Publishing Services & Outreach group of MPublishing is delighted to welcome two new librarians to its ranks.
Meredith Kahn is our new Publishing Services & Outreach Librarian. In this role, Meredith will develop, manage, and promote new and existing publishing services to meet the needs of the University of Michigan community and beyond. She looks forward to productive and fulfilling collaboration with fellow librarians and faculty members on campus.
Prior to joining MLibrary, Meredith was the Art & Architecture Librarian at the University of Colorado-Boulder. She holds an MSI from the UM School of Information, an MA in art history from CU-Boulder, and a BA from UM. Her research interests include education and outreach for scholarly communication and 21st century reuse of historical vernacular architecture.
Korey Jackson is MPublishing’s Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellow. The fellowship offers a unique opportunity for humanities scholars to develop projects that strengthen connections between academic libraries and humanities departments. Korey is currently working in the Publishing Services & Outreach division on a range of humanities-related publishing initiatives, including an upcoming workshop at the Teaching and Technology Collaborative on Introducing Digital Humanities.
Korey holds a PhD in English from the University of Michigan. After defending his dissertation in July 2010, he was a Lecturer in the UM English Department, teaching courses on writing, poetry, and historical and science fiction. His research interests include dialect literature and the history of language study in 19th-century America.