MA, University of Wyoming
MLIS, University of Oklahoma
BA, University of Wyoming
Interim Assistant Dean, University Libraries, University of Northern Colorado (2022-present)
Head of Scholarly Communication Department, University Libraries, University of Northern Colorado (2016)
Associate Professor, University Libraries, University of Northern Colorado (2019)
Assistant Professor, University Libraries, University of Northern Colorado (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. & Mayer, J. (2021). In the test kitchen: Developing a recipe for a faculty publication fund. In The Scholarly Communications Cookbook, Association of College & Research Libraries. 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. & 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. & 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.