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Stephanie Wiegand

Stephanie Wiegand

Associate Professor / Scholarly Publishing Librarian

Scholarly Communication
University Libraries

Contact Information

Michener 109
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
Library Research Services
Campus Box 48
Greeley, CO 80639


  • M.A. in Library & Information Science, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • B.A. in History, University of Northern Colorado
  • B.A. in Education, University of Northern Colorado

Professional/Academic Experience

  • Scholarly Publishing Librarian & Associate Professor, University of Northern Colorado, 2023-present
  • Textbook Affordability Librarian & Associate Professor, University of Northern Colorado, 2022-2023
  • Online Learning Librarian & Associate Professor, University of Northern Colorado, 2019-2022
  • Health Sciences Librarian & Associate Professor, University of Northern Colorado, 2009-2019
  • Health Sciences Librarian & Assistant Professor, University of Northern Colorado, 2003-2009
  • Library Research Teaching Assistant, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2001-2003

Research/Areas of Interest

  • Academic and scholarly publishing; faculty choice of publication venues
  • Open access publishing
  • Scholarly communication

Publications/Creative Works

  • Webber, N., & Wiegand, S. (2022). A multidisciplinary study of faculty knowledge and attitudes regarding predatory publishing. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, 10(1), 29. https://www.iastatedigitalpress.com/jlsc/article/id/13011/
  • Wiegand, S., Shawcross, M., Monson, J., Highby, W., Webber, N., & Floersch, N. (2022, July 27). Online dissertation boot camp: A case study from the University Libraries at the University of Northern Colorado [Poster presentation]. Distance Library Services Conference 2022.
  • Webber, N., & Wiegand, S. (2021, May 24). A predatory primer: What every librarian should know about problem publishers [Webinar]. Association of College and Research Libraries, University Libraries Section, Professional Development Committee. https://digscholarship.unco.edu/libfacpub/133/
  • Webber, N., & Wiegand, S. (2019). Black & white response in a gray area: Faculty and predatory publishing. In D. M. Miller (Ed.), Recasting the narrative: The Proceedings of the ACRL 2019 conference (pp. 529-544). Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries. https://digscholarship.unco.edu/libfacpub/66/
  • Webber, N. R., & Wiegand, S. (2019, August 26). Collaborating on flipped library sessions: 8 best practices for faculty & librarians [Blog post]. Faculty Focus, Magna Publications. https://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/blended-flipped-learning/flipped-library-sessions/

Honors and Awards

  • 2012 University of Northern Colorado Libraries Distinguished Scholar
  • 2008 Certificate of Excellence, AskColorado Quality Assurance and Evaluation
  • 2001 University of Wyoming Libraries Outstanding Service Award