Jennifer Nutefall began her tenure as University Librarian at Santa Clara in 2012. Among her accomplishments are the completion of the Library's first strategic plan, a review and reorganization of technical services, a redesign of the library's first floor, and the launching of the Colloquium on Libraries and Service Learning. From 2009-2012 she was Associate University Librarian for Innovative User Services at Oregon State University Libraries and played a key role in their library-wide reorganization and the implementation of a new learning commons. Prior to OSU she was Instruction Coordinator at the Gelman Library, George Washington University, from 2002-2009. During her time at GWU, Jennifer assisted with the campus-wide implementation of a new first-year writing program that integrated librarians into the curriculum. Prior to GWU she worked as a Reference/Instruction Librarian at the State University of New York (SUNY), College at Brockport from 1998-2002 where she spent two years coordinating the development of a course co-taught by the Communication Department and the Library.
Jennifer holds a BS in Journalism and an MLS from Syracuse University and an MA in Education and Human Development from George Washington University. She has attended the ACRL Institute for Information Literacy Immersion Program, the ACRL Harvard Leadership Institute, the Engagement Academy for University Leaders, and the UCLA Senior Fellows Program.
Nutefall, Jennifer E. How an outside facilitator helped us create a better strategic plan. Library Leadership & Management, 29(3). https://journals.tdl.org/llm/index.php/llm/article/view/7112
Nutefall, Jennifer E. and Steven L. Sowell (2014). Mysteries in the night: An exploratory study of student use and perceptions of 24/5 hours. Public Services Quarterly, 10(2), 96-114.
Nutefall, Jennifer E. and Scott Garrison. (2014). Start by interviewing every librarian and staff member. C&RL News, 75(5), 246-253. http://crln.acrl.org/content/75/5/246.full
Nutefall, Jennifer E., Stefanie Buck and Laurie M. Bridges. (2012). We thought it might encourage participation: Using lottery incentives to improve LibQual+ response rates among students. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 38(6), 400-408. http://hdl.handle.net/1957/38208
Nutefall, Jennifer E. and Faye A. Chadwell. (2012). Preparing for the 21st century: Academic Library Realignment. New Library World, 113(3/4), 162-173. http://hdl.handle.net/1957/28798 Nutefall, Jennifer E. (2012). Structuring a successful instruction internship. College & Undergraduate Libraries. 19(1), 80-94.
Nutefall, Jennifer E. and Phyllis Mentzell Ryder. (2010). The timing of the research question: First-year writing faculty and instruction librarians’ differing perspectives. portal: Libraries and the Academy, 10(4), 437-449.http://hdl.handle.net/1957/25770
Nutefall, Jennifer E. and Phyllis Mentzell Ryder. (2010). The serendipitous research process. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 36(3), 228-234. http://hdl.handle.net/1957/15893
Nutefall, Jennifer E. (2009). The relationship between service learning and research. Public Services Quarterly, 5(4), 250-261. http://hdl.handle.net/1957/25767
Nutefall, Jennifer E. and Deborah Gaspar. (2008). Raise your profile: Build your program. Public Services Quarterly, 4(2), 127-135. http://hdl.handle.net/1957/25745
Nutefall, Jennifer E. and Phyllis Mentzell Ryder. (2005). Teaching research rhetorically. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 9(3), 307-311. http://hdl.handle.net/1957/25387
Nutefall, Jennifer E. (2004). Paper trail: One method of information literacy assessment. Research Strategies, 20 (1-2), 89-98. http://hdl.handle.net/1957/25768
Nutefall, Jennifer E. (2001). Information literacy: Developing partnerships across library types. Research Strategies, 18(4), 311-318. http://hdl.handle.net/1957/25769