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Associate Professor/Scholarly Communication Coordinator

Jones, Mary Ann

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PO Box 5408
395 Hardy Rd.
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Phone: (662) 325-7671


As the Scholarly Communication Coordinator, Marry Ann oversees the Library's initiatives regarding all aspects of scholarly communication, including open access, open data, open educational resources, copyright, journal metrics, author's rights, ORCiD, and Scholars Junction, the MSU institutional repository. Mary Ann works with scholars to determine campus needs regarding scholarly communication issues and provides outreach to all areas of campus. Day-to-day Mary Ann works with faculty, researchers, and students to develop plans for the broadest dissemination of their scholarly research activities and assists in making decisions on publishing open access. Mary Ann also serves as the Library's copyright specialist.

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Open educational resources
Predatory publishing
Open access / access to publicly funded research
Open educational resources
Predatory publishing
Electronic resources workflow

Current National Committees:
  • NASIG Annual Conference Program Planning committee

Current Mississippi State University Committees:
  • Library Committees:
    • Chair - Electronic Resources Evaluation Committee
    • Scholarly Communication Committee
    • Distance Education Committee
    • Promotion and Tenure Committee
  • University Committees:
    • Vice President, Robert Holland Faculty Senate
    • President's Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW)
    • Campus Dining Committee
    • University Library Committee - Library representative