30. January 2020

Small but Mighty: How a Team of Four Administers a Robust Library Publishing Program


Professor Sue Ann Gardner has been the Scholarly Communications Librarian at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries since 2008. With her three colleagues, she works in all areas of acquisition, editing, production, and discovery for the institutional repository and library publishing program. She was a library cataloger and metadata specialist before her work in scholarly communication. She has served on the Scientific Committee for the CERN-UNIGE Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication, and has presented at several national and international conferences over the years.

Dr. Paul Royster is Coordinator of Scholarly Communications at University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries. Since 2005 he has developed and managed the UNL Digital Commons. He also leads the library publishing program. He is a veteran of 30 years in the publishing industry, with The Library of America, Barron’s Educational Series, Yale University Press, and the University of Nebraska Press. He holds a PhD from Columbia University in New York and an MA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.