Ashley Maynor is an award-winning cineaste, librarian, and scholar who uses digital and analog technology to tell compelling stories. Maynor has previously been a Visiting Assistant Professor at Virginia Tech and an Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville; she currently serves on the faculty of New York University Libraries. She is also co-founder and current co-director of The Library Collective, a non-profit whose goal is to redefine the professional development landscape for next-generation librarians. She is a past recipient of the American Library Association's Justin Winsor Award, the Association of College & Research Libraries Professional Development Award, and Library Journal’s Mover & Shaker Award.
She has been teaching at SIS for five years.
- MFA, Film & Media Arts, Temple University
- MS, Information Sciences, University of Tennessee – Knoxville
- BA, College Scholars, University of Tennessee – Knoxville
- Digital Scholarship
- Digital Humanities
- Professional Development
- Digital Pedagogy
- Media Arts
- INSC 590, Digital Humanities as Storytelling
- INSC 590, Digital Scholarship Support & Services
- INSC 550, Management of Information Organizations
My favorite thing about working at SIS is:
Supporting emerging librarians in their pursuit of keeping our profession awesome.
- The Library Collective, 2015-present
- Association of Moving Image Archivists
- Halaychik, C. and Maynor, A. ”What Collaboration Means to Me: How We Do & Don’t Collaborate at The Library Collective.” Collaborative Librarianship (2018): Vol. 10 : Iss. 3 , Article 2. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.du.edu/collaborativelibrarianship/vol10/iss3/2.
- Halaychik, C. and Maynor, A. “The Collective Approach: Reinventing Affordable, Useful, and Fun Professional Development.” In the Library with the Lead Pipe (2016): 23 Sept. 2016. Retrieved from http://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/2016/the-collective/.
- Maynor, A. “Sustainable & Accessible Interactive Documentary Storytelling Without Heavy Coding: The Story of the Stuff.” DH Commons 2 (2016). Retrieved from https://dhcommons.org/journal/2016/sustainable-accessible-interactive-documentary-storytelling-without-heavy-coding-story.
- Maynor, A. “Response to the Unthinkable: Collecting and Archiving Condolence and Temporary Memorial Materials following Public Tragedies.” In Handbook of Research on Disaster Management and Contingency Planning in Modern Libraries, ed. Emy Nelson Decker and Jennifer A. Townes, 582-624 (2016). doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-8624-3.ch025