Jenn Riley

Associate Dean, Digital Initiatives

Jenn Riley is Associate Dean, Digital Initiatives at McGill University Library in Montréal, where she leads library technology efforts including scholarly communication, digital scholarship, application development and management, resource discovery systems, digitization, and online user experience. Jenn is interested in how technology is expanding and changing scholarship, advancing preservation and discovery of digital content, and expanding access to research. Her perspective on these issues is grounded in a strong history of working with library metadata. She holds an MLS from Indiana University, an MA in Musicology from Indiana University, and a BM in Music Education from the University of Miami (FL). Prior to arriving at McGill in 2013, she held positions in digital libraries and metadata at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Indiana University.