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Molly Rainard

Molly Rainard

Subscription and Purchasing Manager Collections Strategies


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Role in the Library

As a member of the Collections Strategies department, Molly helps oversee the purchasing of library materials and negotiating favorable pricing and terms of use in the library's electronic resources. She provides leadership in advocating with vendors and other external stakeholders on behalf of students, staff, and faculty of Auraria Campus.  

Professional Affiliations and Service

Professional Organizations:

  • American Library AssociationJuly 2016 - present
  • ALCTSFebruary 2017 - present
  • NASIG, December 2015 - present

Service:

  • CU Libraries Electronic Resources Team / member Dec 2016 - present
  • Auraria Library UX Committee / member Jan 2018 - present
  • 2019 Kraemer Copyright Conference Planning Committee

Education

Master of Library & Information Science, University of Denver

BA, Spanish Literature, University of Colorado at Boulder

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