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Erin White

Erin White

Head, Digital Engagement

Associate Professor
Scholarly Communications and Publishing, Digital Engagement

(804) 827-3552
Cabell Library, Room 234-E

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  • M.S. Information Science, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2009
  • B.A. Sociology, University of Georgia, 2007
  • A.B.J. Publication Management, University of Georgia, 2007

Previous professional experience

  • Web Design Intern, webslingerz Inc., Summer 2008
  • Information Technology Graduate Assistant, UNC School of Information and Library Science, 2007-2009
  • Student Web Designer, UGA Application Solutions Group, 2005-2007 


  • Best in Show, New Building Website, American Library Association's PR Exchange Awards program, 2014
  • Award of Merit, VCU Libraries e-newsletter, 2014 Virginia Public Relations Society Awards, 2014

Selected presentations

Selected publications

Selected university service

  • VCU Equity and Diversity Committee, LGBT Subcommittee
  • VCU Southern Film Festival Planning Committee, Webmaster
  • VCU Faculty Senate, Honorary Faculty Senator, Webmaster 

Selected VCU Libraries service

  • Web Redesign Task Force, Chair 
  • Professional Development Committee, Chair, 2010

Professional organizations

  • American Library Association
    • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Round Table
  • Library Information Technology Association
  • American Society for Information Science and Technology 
  • edUi Conference Program Committee
  • edUi Conference Executive Planning Committee
  • Refresh Richmond Organizing Committee
  • Richmond Academic Library Consortium Web User Group, Founder
  • Richmond User Experience Group 

Research interests

  • Library technology; web development; web usability; user experience design; cloud computing; information architecture; technology education

VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
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509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
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