Associate University Librarian for Research and Learning (Associate Professor)
Research and Learning
James Branch Cabell Library, Room 314-E
Dennis T. Clark is Associate University Librarian for Research and Learning and Associate Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, the largest research university in Virginia. At VCU, he is deeply involved in the design and programing of a $50 million library addition, reimagining the library service model, expanding the reach of digital media tools as well as invigorating partnership efforts to academic disciplines. Prior to his current appointment, he held evolving leadership roles in public services at Texas A&M University Libraries, where he earned tenure in 2010. He has extensive experience as a music librarian and served as Director of the Wilson Music Library and Lecturer of Music Bibliography at Vanderbilt University. In that role, he co-founded its Global Music Archive, a streaming repository of traditional music, and conducted fieldwork and recording in Uganda. He remains an advisor to the Archive. He currently serves on the editorial board of Public Services Quarterly and he has published on the evolving intersections of library services and technology in Library Review, Library Hi-Tech and Performance Measurement and Metrics among others. He holds the MLIS from The University of Alabama and a bachelor’s degree in music from Samford University.