Jennifer Doty

Data Management Specialist

Emory Center for Digital Scholarship


  • MSI, Library and Information Services, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • BA, Education, University of Arizona, Tuscon, Ariz.

Professional Profile

Jennifer Doty joined the Electronic Data Center in the Robert W. Woodruff Library in 2012. She has a BA in Education from the University of Arizona, and a MSI in Library and Information Services with a Graduate Certificate in Spatial Analysis (GIS) from the University of Michigan.

From 2008-2012, Jennifer served as the City & Regional Planning Librarian at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and was a founding member of the UNC Libraries’ Data Management Working Group. She brings technical skills and several years of experience supporting users of GIS and spatial data at major research institutions. Jennifer is part of a team developing new initiatives to support research data management for Emory faculty, students, and staff.

Jennifer is a member of the International Association for Social Science Information Services & Technology (IASSIST), has served on the GeoTech Committee of the Map & Geospatial Information Round Table (MAGIRT) of the American Library Association, and was a selected participant in Esri’s 2011 T3G (Teachers Teaching Teachers GIS) Institute. She has lived, worked, and occasionally studied in California, Arizona, Texas, Michigan, and North Carolina, and spent three years as a research assistant on the Mercantile Liverpool Project with the School of History at the University of Liverpool, England, which is where her interest in GIS and its applications to historical research was first sparked.