Amy Jackson is the Performing Arts and Digital Arts Librarian and an Associate Professor at the University of New Mexico University Libraries. She is also the team lead for the Fine Arts and Design Library. Prior to this position, she was a Digital Initiatives Librarian at the University of New Mexico, and has also held positions at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Indiana State University Library, and Harvard College Library. Her research focuses on data curation in the arts and finding digital content. She earned her Master's degree in Library Science from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts.
Amy also holds a Master of Music degree in Flute Performance from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor of Music degree in Flute Performance from the University of Iowa. She studied with Tadeu Coelho, Marina Piccinini, and Mark Sparks. She attended the Aspen Music Festival and was the first place winner of the Jefferson Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Competition, which resulted in a performance of the Mozart Flute Concerto in G with the Jefferson Symphony Orchestra in Golden, Colorado.
Rebecca L. Lubas, Amy S. Jackson, & Ingrid Schneider, (2013). The metadata manual: A practical workbook (Chandos information professional series; Chandos information professional series). Oxford, UK: Chandos Publishing.
Selected articles and book chapters
Amy S. Jackson, Jon Wheeler, & Todd Quinn, (2015). 'Data Services and the Performing Arts.' Music Reference Services Quarterly, 18(1), 13-25.
Anne Shelley and Amy S. Jackson. "Understanding Your Role in the New Scholarly Publishing Landscape" in Monson, J. D. (2013). Jump-start your career as a digital librarian: A LITA guide (LITA guide; LITA guides). Chicago: Neal-Schuman.
Audra Bellmore, & Amy S. Jackson, (2012). 'The New Mexico Federal Music Project: Embodying the Regional Spirit of Roosevelt's New Deal.' Notes: Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association, 69(1), 23-43.
Amy S. Jackson, Kevin Comerford, Suzanne Schadl, Rebecca Lubas. "Discovering Our Library's Resources: Vendor Tools Versus In-House Tools" in Popp, M. P., & Dallis, D., (2012). Planning and implementing resource discovery tools in academic libraries. Hershey, Pa.: IGI Global.
M.J. Han, C. Cho, Timothy W. Cole, & Amy S. Jackson. "Metadata for Special Collections in CONTENTdm: How to Improve Interoperability of Unique Fields Through OAI-PMH" in Park, J.-r. (2012). Metadata best practices and guidelines : Current implementation and future trends. London: Routledge, 47-72.
Amy S. Jackson, 'Library and Information Science' in Magazines for Libraries, 21st, 19th, 17th, and 15th editions, edited by Cheryl LaGuardia, New Providence, NJ: Bowker, 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006. Pages 527-536, 534-542, 595-602, and 651-658. (multiple editions)
Amy S. Jackson. "Moving Ahead With Metadata" in Lubas, R. L. (2011). Practical strategies for cataloging departments (Third millennium cataloging; Third millennium cataloging). Santa Barbara, Calif.: Libraries Unlimited, 95-103.
M.J. Han, C. Cho, Timothy W. Cole, & Amy S. Jackson, (2009). 'Metadata for Special Collections in CONTENTdm: How to Improve Interoperability of Unique Fields Through OAI-PMH.' Journal of Library Metadata, 9(3-4), 213-238.
Oksana Zavalina, Carole L. Palmer, Amy S. Jackson, & M.J. Han, (2009). 'Evaluating Descriptive Richness in Collection-Level Metadata.' Journal of Library Metadata, 8(4), 263-292.
Oksana Zavalina, Carole L. Palmer, Amy S. Jackson, M.J. Han, (2008). 'Assessing descriptive substance in free-text collection-level metadata.' Proceedings of the International Conference on Dublin Core And Metadata Applications, 169-174.
Amy S. Jackson, M.J. Han, Kurt Groetsch, Megan Mustafoff, & Timothy W. Cole (2008). 'Dublin core metadata harvested through OAI-PMH.' Journal of Library Metadata, 8(1), 5-21.