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Emily Morton-Owens
Title:
Assistant University Librarian, Digital Library Development and Systems
Department:
Digital Library Development and Systems
Core Systems
Division:
Library Technology Services & Strategic Initiatives
Library:
Van Pelt Library
Office:
332 Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Phone:
(215) 898-5700
Email:
Biography:
As the Director of Digital Library Development and Systems for the University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Emily manages the infrastructure, applications and programming that support the Penn digital library. Prior to coming to Penn, Emily held positions as an Applications and Systems Manager for the Seattle Public Library and an Assistant Curator for the NYU Health Sciences Library. She teaches Digital Library Technology at the College of Computing & Informatics of Drexel University. Emily holds an MS in Computer Science from the Courant Institute, an MS in Library and Information Science from Drexel University, and a BA in German Studies from Yale. Emily presently sits on the editorial board of Information Technology and Libraries and is co-chair of the Library Information Technology Association (LITA) Patron Privacy Technologies Interest Group. She has previously served on the Books Panel of the Medical Library Association, the LITA Research & Assessment Committee, and the LITA Top Tech Trends Committee.

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Library: Van Pelt Library
Division: Library Technology Services & Strategic Initiatives
Department: Core Systems
Department: Digital Library Development and Systems