Sommer Browning, Assistant Professor

Auraria Library Staff Directory

Head of Electronic Access & Discovery Services
Department: Technical Services

Sommer's Role at Auraria Library

As Head of Electronic Access & Discovery Services, Sommer works to ensure Auraria Library's resources are discoverable and accessible to students, faculty, and staff.

Professional Affiliations and Service

Member, American Library Association (ALA)

Member, Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), 2013-

Member, ALCTS Fundraising Committee, 2014-

Chair, Auraria Library Faculty, 2014-

Select Publications

Data, Data, Everywhere, Nor Any Time to Think: DIY Analysis of E-Resource Access Problems, peer-reviewed article forthcoming in 2015

Metadata and Open Access: Reliably Finding Content and Finding Reliable Content, conference proceedings, 2014

Backup Singers (Birds, LLC), poetry collection, 2014

Either Way I'm Celebrating (Birds, LLC), poetry and comics collection, 2011


MSLIS, Long Island University

MFA, University of Arizona


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