Keynote Speaker

Jennifer Vinopal ( is NYU's Librarian for Digital Scholarship Initiatives. She has a variety of roles at NYU, including Head of Digital Scholarship Services, Project Manager for Digital Library Technology Services, and subject specialist for French and Italian language and literature. Her background is in humanities scholarship, library collection development, digital library initiatives, and public service. She works in partnership with scholars, librarians, archivists, technologists, and others to explore the production of new-form scholarship and its attendant challenges. Her research examines various aspects of organizational culture, including methods for communication and strategic planning, management practices for building scalable and sustainable services, the quest for diversity in the library profession, and the value and praxis of intersectional feminist leadership.