As the Head of Electronic Resources, Lori Duggan oversees the acquisition and management of the IU Libraries’ carefully curated collection of licensed electronic resources. Her expertise in the area of electronic resources life-cycle management ensures that thousands of titles are accessible on-demand from anywhere in the world to support the teaching, learning and research of Bloomington faculty and students.
She is particularly interested in current and emerging trends in electronic resources licensing, and has authored a chapter for an Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Monograph, Reengineering the Library: Advances in Electronic Resources Management (forthcoming 2017). Other recent publications include a co-authored article, “The Future is Flexible, Extensible, and Community-Based: Stories of Successful Electronic Resources Management” (The Serials Librarian). In 2012, Lori developed and taught a course on electronic resources management for the library program at IU Bloomington, then known as the School of Library and Information Science.
Lori is active professionally, holding a number of leadership roles in both local and national service organizations, including serving as chair for the NASIG Continuing Education Committee; she currently chairs the ALCTS Continuing Resources Section College & Research Libraries Interest Group. She has twice served as the Libraries’ representative to the Bloomington Faculty Council, was elected Bloomington Library Faculty President in 2011, and recently chaired the Libraries’ standing Search and Screen Committee.
She earned her Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Library Science degrees from Indiana University Bloomington.