Carol SevinCarolyn Jackson

Associate professor

Scholarly Communication and Open Educational Resources Librarian




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Librarian for:

Open educational resources, scholarly publishing and communication.


About Carolyn:

As administrator of the Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative, Carolyn collaborates with faculty and departments across campus to promote and support the development and use of open educational resources. She is available to meet individually with faculty, staff and students to help answer questions related to publishing, the scholarly communications lifecycle and research data management plans. Carolyn can provide reference assistance and presentations on issues relating to copyright, licensing, scholarly identity, open access and publishing. She is a contact for information on publishing with Pressbooks and New Prairie Press.


Research interest:

Research data management, agricultural data and the use of open linked data to promote scholarly identity


Fun fact:

Carolyn was on a hotshot firefighting crew one summer that didn’t get to fight a single wildfire.



Master of Library Science, Emporia State University

Master of Science in Agricultural Education, Kansas State University

Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Management, Soil & Water Conservation, Kansas State University