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Curriculum Vitae
Micah Vandegrift
October 14, 2015

General Information
University address: Office of Digital Research and Scholarship
Technology and Digital Scholarship
University Libraries
Strozier Library 0305A
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida 32306-2047
Phone: 8506459756

E-mail address:

Web site:

Professional Preparation
2011 MLIS, Florida State University. Major: Library and Information Studies. Digital Librarianship.
2009 Master of Arts, Florida State University. Major: American Studies. Cultural History. Supervisor: Neil Jumonville.
Micah Vandegrift. (2009). Music Scenes in America: Gainesville, Florida as a Case Study for Historicizing Subculture. (Master's thesis, Florida State University). Retrieved from DigiNole Commons,, ETD 4589.
2006 Bachelor of Arts, Florida State University. Major: Humanities. Music History and Anthropology. Supervisor: Frank Gunderson.

Professional Experience
2014–present Digital Scholarship Coordinator, Office of Digital Research and Scholarship, Florida State University. Responsible for building the program of support for digital scholarship at Florida State University Libraries.
2011–2014 Scholarly Communications Librarian, Strozier Library, Florida State University. Responsible for development of an institutional repository, open access initiatives and a scholarly communications outreach and education program.
2010–2011 Digital Archivist/Project Coordinator, Brooklyn Collection (Archives), Brooklyn Public Library. Coordinating the digitization of historic Brooklyn photographs as part of a IMLS grant funded project.
2009–2010 Academic Advisor, Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Florida State University. Advised students in the College of Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance.
2007–2009 Graduate Teaching Assistant/Program Coordinator, American and Florida Studies, Florida State University. Taught and worked as coordinator in the American and Florida Studies program.

Language Proficiency
Italian - rudimentary in speaking; intermediate in reading and writing.

Visiting Professorship(s)
2014 Columbia University Libraries.

Honors, Awards, and Prizes
Fred L. Standley Librarian of the Year, Florida State University Libraries (2015).

Mover and Shaker, Library Journal (2013).

Current Membership in Professional Organizations
Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions

Library Publishing Coalition

Courses Taught
Underground Music in America: 1980-Present (AMS3810)

Vandegrift, M. (2011). Regular workshops offered to FSU campus community on copyright, fair use, open access, academic publishing, digital/social media and related topics. Continuing and ongoing development of new workshops targeted at specific research groups: Undergraduate Honors, Scholars and Fellows, The Graduate School, and the Office of Research Office of Proposal Development. Florida State University.

Research and Original Creative Work
Refereed Journal Articles
Lee, J., Burnett, G., Baeg, J. H., Vandegrift, M., & Morris, R. (2015). Availability and accessibility in an open access institutional repository: a case study. Information Research, 20(1), 1-18. Retrieved from
Vandegrift, M., & Bowley, C. (2014). Librarian, Heal Thyself: A Scholarly Communication Analysis of LIS Journals. In the Library with the Lead Pipe, 1-18. Retrieved from doi:
Vandegrift, M. (2013). The Digital Public Library of America: Details, the Librarian Response and the Future. In the Library with the Lead Pipe, 1-10. Retrieved from
Vandegrift, M., & Varner, S. (2013). Evolving in common: Creating mutually supportive relationships between libraries and the digital humanities. Journal of Library Administration, 53(1), 67-78. Retrieved from
Vandegrift, M. (2012). What is digital humanities and what's it doing in the library? In The Library with a Lead Pipe, 01-05. Retrieved from

Refereed Book Chapters
Vandegrift, M., & Varner, S. (2013). Evolving in Common: Creating Mutually Supportive Relationships Between Libraries and the Digital Humanities. In Roxann Shirazi, Sarah Potvin, & Zach Coble (Eds.), Make it New? A dh+lib Mini Series (pp. 106-117). Online: DH+Lib (ACRL). Retrieved from
Vandegrift, M., & Pho, A. (2013). Getting the Most out of Library School -- Advice for the Student. In Jane Monson (Ed.), Jump-Start Your Career as a Digital Librarian: A LITA Guide. ALA TechSource. Retrieved from

Refereed Proceedings
Burnett, G., Vandegrift, M., Lee, J. W., & Morris, R. (2015). Promoting open access at Florida State University: A case study. In D.G. Oh, K. Burnett, Y.J. Nam, B.R. Babu, & P. Rajendran (Eds.), International Conference on Innovation-Driven Librarianship (pp. 277-285). Tamil Nadu, India: SRM University.
Vandegrift, M., & Bolick, J. (2014). "Free to All": Library Publishing and the Challenge of Open Access. In Melanie Schlosser, & Stephanie Davis-Kahl (Eds.), Library Publishing Forum. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication. Retrieved from

Refereed Newsletter Articles
Vandegrift, M., & Colvin, G. (2012). Relational Communications: Developing Key Connections. College & Research Libraries News, 73(7), 386-389. Retrieved from

Nonrefereed Proceedings
Ford, E., Leeder, K., Dorney, E., & Vandegrift, M. (2013). Editorial: DIY Library Culture and the Academy. In Association of College and Research Libraries, Indianapolis. In the Library with the Lead Pipe. Retrieved from
Vandegrift, M. (2012). #alt-LIS OR The Question of the Hybrarian OR What is Digital Humanities and What's It Doing in the Library? In THATCamp Community Editors (Ed.), THATCamp Southeast 2012. Atlanta, GA: Retrieved from
Vandegrift, M. (2011). Readings on "The Future of Librarianship: Information Technology and Digital Humanities PhD's.". In THATCamp Community Editors (Ed.), THATCamp Center for History and New Media 2011. George Mason University: Retrieved from

Nonrefereed Summaries
Vandegrift, M. (contract). Summary of #AHAGate: In Retrospect. Manuscript under contract for publication, Palo Alto, California: Open History:.

Nonrefereed Reports
Vandegrift, M. (2011). Faculty Senate Library Committee - Task Force on Scholarly Communications (Final Report). Tallahassee, FL: Florida State University Libraries. Retrieved from

Invited Papers at Conferences
Vandegrift, M. (presented 2014, May). The Miseducation of Scholarly Communication. Paper presented at Society for Scholarly Publishing, 2014, Society for Scholarly Publishing, Boston, MA. (National) Retrieved from

Invited Presentations at Symposia
Vandegrift, M., Deliyannides, T., & Beaubien, S. (accepted). Alignment with Open Access Publishing Policies. In Sarah Lippincott (Chair), Library Publishing Forum. Presentation to be conducted at the meeting of Library Publishing Coalition, Kansas City, MO. (National)
Vandegrift, M., Faget, N., & Givens, C. (presented 2012, March). What I Wish I'd Learned in Library School. In Carol Ido (Chair), ALA@UMD Lecture Series. Presentation at the meeting of ALA@UMD - Student Chapter. (Local)
Vandegrift, M., Spina, C., Akbar-Williams, T., & Westbrook, N. (presented 2012, January). What I Wish I'd Learned in Library School. In Lindsay Sarin (Chair), New Members Discussion Group. Presentation at the meeting of Association of College and Research Libraries, Dallas, TX. (National)

Nonrefereed Presentations at Conferences
Vandegrift, M., Silver, I., Dotson, L., Miller, J., & Ross, C. (presented 2012, April). Opening Up Open Access: Open Access is not just an Academic Library Issue. Presentation at Florida Library Association Annual Conference 2012, Florida Library Association, Orlando, FL. (State)

Nonrefereed Presentations at Symposia
Vandegrift, M., Rybakova, K., & O'Shea, J. (presented 2013, July). The Owl: FSU's Undergraduate Research Journal. In John Burger (Chair), Library Publishing #2 -- Focus on Undergraduate Research Journals. Presentation at the meeting of Association of Southeastern Research Libraries, Online - Webinar. (Regional)

Invited Workshops
Vandegrift, M. (2013, August). Asking the Right Questions: Journal Choice, Copyright and Open Access. Workshop delivered at Florida State University Libraries - Bragging Writes group, Florida State University. (Local)
Vandegrift, M. (2012, December). Getting Started in the Digital Humanities. Workshop delivered at Florida State University Digital Scholars Discussion Group, Florida State University. (Local)

Invited Lectures and Readings of Original Work
Vandegrift, M. (2014, December). The Heritage of Open. Delivered at Association of College and Research Libraries - New York Chapter, New York, NY. (State) Retrieved from
Vandegrift, M. (2013, December). New Librarian Roles: Building Connections not Collections. Delivered at Libraries Thriving (Credo), Online (Webinar). (International)
Vandegrift, M. (2013, September). On Open Access. Delivered at Florida State University Alt-Research Discussion Group, Florida State University Department of Psychology. (Local)
Vandegrift, M. (2013, April). Altmetrics and Digital Impact. Delivered at Florida State University Digital Scholars Discussion Group, Florida State University. (Local)
Vandegrift, M. (2012, July). Scholarly Communications: What is it and why should you care? Delivered at American Library Association Student Chapter at Florida State University, Goldstein Library, Florida State University. (Local)

Digital Projects
Invited Digital Projects
Vandegrift, M. (Author). (2014, July). The Miseducation of Scholarly Communication [Blog]. London School of Economics and Political Science. Retrieved from

Refereed Digital Projects
Vandegrift, M. (Editor/Author). (2012, February). In The Library With The Lead Pipe [Online Journal]. Retrieved from
Vandegrift, M. L. (Editor In Chief). (2011, February). Hack Library School [Blog]. Retrieved from

Nonrefereed Digital Projects
Vandegrift, M. (Curator). (2014, February). The Best Scholarly Communication Writing of 2013 [Digital Collection]. Open Access Now. Retrieved from

Reviews of My Research and Original Creative Work by Other Authors
Reviews Appearing on a Web Site
Jeffery Seay. (2013). Open Access Week encourages free online access to research. Florida State 24/7. Retrieved from

Research Institute Involvement
Vandegrift, M., Sugimoto, C., Jackson, K., Hathcock, A., Coble, Z., Holbrook, J. B., & Hathcock, P. (2015). Modeling Contributorship with TaDiRAH - Applying a Community-Based Taxonomy to Digital Projects. Triangle Scholarly Communication Institute: A Mellon sponsored research institute.
Vandegrift, M., Scheel, A., Julian, R., Brown, B., & Thomas, K. (2015). Humanities Intensive Learning and Teaching (HILT). Sponsored by the Center for Digital Scholarship at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis University Library, the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities at the University.

Florida State University
FSU University Service
Member, University Libraries Digital Scholarship Working Group (2014–present).
Co-Chair, Scholarly Communications Task Force (2013–present).
Project Manager, Research Lifecycle Working Group (2013–present).
Alternate, Faculty Senate (2012–2014).
Organizer, Faculty Luncheon Series (2012).
Co-Corganizer, TEDxFSU (2012).
Project Manager, Scholarly Communications Task Force (2011).

FSU College Service
Chair, Florida State University Libraries Copyright Committee (2012–present).
Chair, Professional Development, Research and Travel Committee (2013–2014).

FSU Department Service
Representative for Digital Scholarship and Technology, Dean's Council (2012–present).

FSU Institute or Center Service
Member, Association of Research Libraries/Digital Library Federation E-Science Institute (2013–2014).

The Profession
Editor for Refereed Journals
Editor/Author, In The Library with the Lead Pipe (2012–2014).

Editorial Board Membership(s)
Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (2014–present).
Open Access Now (2012–present).

Guest Reviewer for Refereed Journals
Journal of Electronic Publishing (May 2014–present).
Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (2013).
Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve (Dec 2012).
Journal of Education in Library and Information Science (Apr–May 2012).

Reviewer or Panelist for Grant Applications
Institute for Museum and Library Services (2013–2019).

Service to Professional Associations
Council Member, Serving on the self-governing committee, THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp) (2014–present).
Representative, Representing FSU as a founding member of the Library Publishing Coalition, Library Publishing Coalition (2013–present).
Coordinating Committee, Served as member of the Coordinating Committee, Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions (2012–present).
Member, Served on this un-affiliated, state-wide interest group, Florida Scholarly Communications Interest Group (2011–present).
Committee Member, Serving on the Annual Conference Innovations Committee, Association of College and Research Libraries (2011–2013).
Co-chair, Co-chair of the Public Libraries Technology Interest Group, Library and Information Technology Association (2011–2012).

The Community
Volunteer, Supported basic computer skills course, Leon County Public Library (2011).

Community Representative - Digital Public Library of America
Vandegrift, M., & McCormick, K. (2014). Community Reps educate and represent the Digital Public Library of America in local and regional communities, including organizing activities that promote the DPLA as a service, tool, and a platform for accessing cultural heritage materials. Digital Public Library of America.

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