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PSU Library Faculty -- Jill Emery


Jill Emery

Collection Development Librarian

Texas A&M University/BA: Modern Literature
The University of Texas at Austin/MLIS


Areas of Responsibility in the Library

Overall collection development and management of purchased resources.

Research Interests

  • Electronic Resource Management
  • Open Access Publication Models
  • Scholarly & Society Publication Models

Current Projects

  • TERMS: Techniquest for electronic resource management:
  • Investigating Hybrid Journal Publication
  • Collection Analysis


Emery, Jill. The Demand Driven Acquisitions Pilot Project by the Orbis Cascade Alliance: An Interview with Members of the Demand Driven Acquisitions Implementation Team, Serials Review, June 2012 doi:10.1016/j.serrev.2012.04.008

Ongoing Column in The Charleston AdvisorHeard on the Net

You Can’t Always Get What You Want: PEERing into Open Access and Watching It All Come UnGlued  July 2012 

What Do You Get When You Cross National Legislation, a Commercial Publisher, a Boycott, and Predatory OA Publishers April 2012

Library Resources A La Carte & Prix Fixe, Selection in the Age of Budget Scarcity January 2012

Fear & Self-Loathing in Libraryland October 2011

Rambling Through the Web July 2011

Ain’t Going to Work on Charles’ Farm No More April 2011

One byte, Two bytes, Three bytes, a dollar: New Models for E-Book Pricing January 2011

Top Five Things to Watch in 2010 January 2010

What Library Practices Are Scalable October 2009

Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself…. July 2009

Emery, Jill. Hot Topics from E&RL – Electronic Resources & Libraries Annual Conference 2012. The Charleston Report. March/April 2012 [p.3].

Emery, Jill and Stone, Graham, Can we agree TERMS? Shaping Techniques for Electronic Resource Management as a model of best practice. D-Lib Magazine.  November/December 2011

Stone, Graham and Emery, Jill, TERMS: Techniques for electronic resource management. Serials-eNews (255)

Chamberlain, Clint and Emery, Jill. Don’t Be That Person,, Spring 2010.

Emery, Jill. A View from the Grid: No Consolation Prizes. Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, January 2010. p.1-6.

Emery, Jill. A View from the Grid: We’ve Got Everything Down to a Science. Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, October 2009. p.180-182.

Emery, Jill. A View from the Grid: Rocking in the Tree Tops. Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, June 2009. p.110-113.

Current University and Community Involvement

American Library Association: Association for Library Collections & Technical Services: Acquisitions Section Research & Statistics Committee, Chair 2012-13.

Orbis-Cascade Alliance Collection Development Management Committee, Steering Committee Member, 2012-

Sage Library Advisory Board, 2012-

Electronic Resources & Libraries Social Media Specialist August 2010-

Electronic Resources & Libraries Program Planning Committee 2008-2012.

Nature Publishing Group: International Library Committee, New York, NY April 2005-

New England Journal of Medicine, Library Advisory Board, 2008-2010.

North American Serials Interest Group, President 6/2008-6/2009.

Recent Awards


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