Karen Bjork

  • Head of Digital Libraries and Publishing

  • Scholarly Communications and Publishing, Digital Libraries and Publishing

Karen Bjork comes to us from Portland State University, where she has worked since 2011. During that time she has taken on progressively more responsibilities as Head of Digital Initiatives in 2015, and Head of Digital Initiatives & Scholarly Publishing in 2020. Most recently since 2021 she has been Head of two departments: Digital Initiatives & Scholarly Publishing and Cataloging & eAccess where she supervises and administers day-to-day operations in electronic resource management, cataloging, and institutional repository management. In all of these roles, she has provided leadership to campus-wide initiatives that advance equitable and affordable access to information, research, data, and educational resources.