Head Schol Comm And Publ
University Libraries

Karen Vaughan

4000 Perry Library
Norfolk, 23529

Professional librarian with the ODU Libraries since 1988. In charge of scholarly communication and publishing services, including managing ODU Digital Commons, our institutional repository.

M.L.I.S. in Library and Information Science, University of California, Berkeley, (1984)

M.A. in English, San Diego State University, (1982)

B.A. in English, University of California, Los Angeles, (1978)

Repository Manager Certification
Sponsoring Organization: Bepress, Inc.
Date Obtained: 2015-10-08

Expertise

Scholarly Communication
Open access, Publishing, Author rights, Research metrics, Research impact, Institutional repositories
Library Information Services
Faculty services, Graduate student services, Citation systems, Electronic theses and dissertations
Digital Literacies and Resources
Digital collections, Digital humanities

Presentations

Vaughan, K. (November 18, 2022). Exploring Open Textbooks Oral Presentation OEN Workshop Virtual.
Vaughan, K. (October 26, 2022). Sustainable Scholarship Oral Presentation Libraries Workshop: Open Access Week Virtual.
Vaughan, K. (October 12, 2022). Research Impact & Metrics Oral Presentation Libraries Workshop Virtual.
Vaughan, K. (May 17, 2022). Canvas Commons: Find and Incorporate Open/Affordable Course Materials into Canvas Oral Presentation CLT Summer Institute Virtual.
Vaughan, K. (April 19, 2022). Publishing Academy, Part 2: Article Acceptance & Beyond Oral Presentation Career Pathways Workshop .
Walz, A. and Vaughan, K. (November 10, 2021). Introduction to Open Textbooks (Virginia Tech and ODU) Oral Presentation OEN Workshop Online-Zoom.
Vaughan, K. (November 3, 2021). Measuring & Increasing the Impact of Your Research: A Hands-On Workshop Oral Presentation Strome College of Business Virtual.
Vaughan, K. (October 20, 2021). Research Impact and Metrics for Tenure Oral Presentation Darden College of Education & Professional Studies Virtual.
Frazer, S. and Vaughan, K. (April 20, 2021). Partnering in Sustainable Scholarship: A Faculty Forum, Old Dominion University Libraries Oral Presentation ODU Faculty Forum Virtual.
Vaughan, K. (February 26, 2021). Breaking the Big Deal: How We're Moving On Oral Presentation Virginia Scholarly Communication Interest Group Meeting Virtual.
Frazer, S., Vaughan, K., Rhoades, J. and Lockaby, D. (December 11, 2020). ODU Libraries' Negotiations with Elsevier: Charting a Path to Sustainable Scholarship Oral Presentation ODU Faculty Forum Virtual.
Vaughan, K. and Lockaby, D. (October 14, 2020). Research Services of the University Libraries Oral Presentation New Faculty Orientation: Research Support Services Online.
Vaughan, K. and Fowler, G. (April 28, 2020). The Cost of Information: Sustaining Access to Journals Oral Presentation Strome College of Business Faculty Meeting Online.
Vaughan, K. and Fowler, G. (March 4, 2020). The Cost of Information: Sustaining Access to Journals Oral Presentation Batten College of Engineering and Technology Department Heads Meeting Old Dominion University.
Vaughan, K. and Fowler, G. (February 19, 2020). The Cost of Information: Sustaining Access to Journals Oral Presentation College of Sciences Department Heads Meeting Old Dominion University.
Vaughan, K. (November 21, 2019). Protect Your Author Rights Oral Presentation Libraries Workshop Perry Library.
Vaughan, K. (October 22, 2019). The Cost of Information: Sustaining Access to Journals Oral Presentation ODU Provost's Council ODU, Webb Center.
Vaughan, K. (October 9, 2019). ProQuest ETD Administrator Oral Presentation Mills Godwin Building.
Vaughan, K. (September 19, 2019). Your Research Impact Oral Presentation Libraries Workshop Perry Library.
Vaughan, K. (September 17, 2019). Copyright and Author Rights Oral Presentation ODU Career Pathways Monarch Hall.
Vaughan, K. (September 10, 2019). Scholarly Communication Services Oral Presentation ODU Office of Research Workshop Education Building.
Vaughan, K. (August 15, 2019). Research Support Services Oral Presentation New Faculty Orientation Webb Center.
Vaughan, K. (January 24, 2019). ODU Libraries & You: Partners in Research Oral Presentation ODU Office of Research Workshop: Spring Into Research Strome Entrepreneurial Center.
Vaughan, K. (November 15, 2018). Using the Data Management Planning Tool Oral Presentation Libraries Workshop .
Danner, M., Finley-Croswhite, S. A., Vaughan, K. and Hynes, W. L. (November 1, 2018). Predatory Publishers Oral Presentation Center for Faculty Development Workshop .
Vaughan, K. (August 13, 2018). ODU Digital Commons Oral Presentation .
Vaughan, K. (July , 2018). Digital Commons; Library Publishing; Research Data Management Oral Presentation Liaison Bootcamp .
Vaughan, K. (May 18, 2018). Electronic Theses and Dissertations Oral Presentation New Graduate Administrators' Workshop .
(September 13, 2017). Research Services of the University Libraries Oral Presentation Faculty Research Orientation .
Vaughan, K. and Marsh, C. (October 27, 2016). Increase the Global Impact of Your Scholarship with Open Access Oral Presentation ODU Office of Research Workshop ODU, Learning Commons @ Perry Library.
Vaughan, K. (September 15, 2016). Electronic Theses and Dissertations Oral Presentation Brown Bag Series Event ODU, James/Lynnhaven Rooms.
Ritchie, J., Bookman, S. and Vaughan, K. (May 18, 2016). In Their Own Words: Teaching Diversity with Special Collections and Archives Oral Presentation Summer Institute: Faces of Diversity Across Our Global Campus Ted Constant Convocation Center.
Vaughan, K. (November 19, 2015). ODU Digital Commons Oral Presentation ODU Office of Research Workshop Learning Commons @ Perry Library.
Vaughan, K., Wright, J. D.. and Hughes-Oldenburg, D. (March 6, 2014). Copyright/Copywrong: Considerations for Teaching @ ODU Oral Presentation Connect with Colleagues Learning Commons @ Perry Library.
Vaughan, K. (February 27, 2014). Digital Collections at ODU Oral Presentation .
Vaughan, K., Yaco, S. and Felton, S. (March 22, 2013). Creating and Using School Desegregation Resources at Old Dominion University Librariesni Oral Presentation National Council for History Education Conference Richmond, VA.
Vaughan, K. (October 27, 2011). Using eXe and Blackboard to Integrate Information Literacy Instruction at ODU Oral Presentation VIVA User's Group Portsmouth, VA.
Vaughan, K. and Schafer, N. (January , 2011). Information Literacy Roundtable Oral Presentation .
Vaughan, K. (May , 2010). Information Literacy Modules Summer Institute: Engaging Modern Minds: Actively Involving Students in Learning. Panel Member and Roundtable Presenter Old Dominion University.
Vaughan, K. (April 17, 2010). Making the History of Norfolk's School Desegregation Accessible Virginia Forum Newport News, VA.
Vaughan, K. and Swaine, C. (March , 2010). Information Literacy Seminar for Faculty .
Vaughan, K. ( 2008). "School Desegregation in Norfolk, Virginia Digital Collection" Oral Presentation Connecting Local History to Social Studies Teacher Education Norfolk, VA.
Vaughan, K. ( 2008). "School Desegregation in Norfok, Virginia Digital Collection" Oral Presentation Digital Storytelling Project Blair Middle School.
Vaughan, K. ( 2002). Digital Projects at ODU Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference .
Vaughan, K. ( 2000). Digital Training for Library Staff SOLINET Annual Meeting, 2000 .
Vaughan, K. ( 1999). Digital Training for Library Staff Virginia Library Association Annual Conference .
Vaughan, K. (October , 1998). Development and Assessment of ODU's Nursing Tutorial Virginia Library Association Annual Conference .
Pettingill, A. and Vaughan, K. (October , 1998). Separate But Equal: Serving Distant Users Virginia Library Association Annual Conference Virginia Beach, VA.
  • 2014: Librarian of the Year 2013, Old Dominion University Libraries
  • 2010: Librarian of the Year 2009, Old Dominion University Libraries
  • 2009: University Women's Caucus Award 2008-2009 , University Women's Caucus
  • 1998: Librarian of the Year 1998, Old Dominion University Libraries
  • 1994: Librarian of the Year 1994, Old Dominion University Libraries