MA, University of Wyoming
MLIS, University of Oklahoma
BA, University of Wyoming
Interim Assistant Dean, University Libraries, UNC 2022-
Head of Scholarly Communication Department, University Libraries, UNC 2016-
Associate Professor, University Libraries, UNC 2019-
Assistant Professor, University Libraries, UNC 2016-2019
My current research interests include the impacts of open educational resources on student academic outcomes and library services as a predictor of student success.
Jen's most recent publications include:
Mayer, J. (2023). Open Educational Resources (OER) Efficacy and Experiences: A Mixed Methods Study. portal: Libraries and the Academy, In press.
Monson, J. and Mayer, J. (2021). In the Test Kitchen: Developing a Recipe for a Faculty Publication Fund in The Scholarly Communications Cookbook, ACRL. https://digscholarship.unco.edu/libfacpub/135
Mayer, J., Dineen, R., Rockwell, A., and Blodgett, J. (2020). Undergraduate Student Success and Library Use: A Multimethod Approach. College & Research Libraries, 81(3), 378-398. https://digscholarship.unco.edu/libfacpub/96/
Pasek, J. and Mayer, J. (2019). Education Needs in Research Data Management for Science-Based Disciplines: Self-Assessment Surveys of Graduate Students and Faculty at Two Public Universities. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 92 (online publication). https://digscholarship.unco.edu/libfacpub/88/
Mayer, J. and Dineen, R. (2019). Debating Student Privacy in Library Research Projects. Association of College & Research Libraries Conference Proceedings, 183-189. https://digscholarship.unco.edu/libfacpub/92/
UNC Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Mid-Career Scholar Award, 2022
UNC University Libraries College Scholar Award, 2021
University of Wyoming, Agnes Milstead Distinguished Librarianship Award 2015
For a full list of publications you can download Jen's vita below.