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Ashley Maynor


Current career:

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
  • Archives

Courses taught:

  • 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.

Professional memberships:

  • The Library Collective, 2015-present
  • Association of Moving Image Archivists