Jenay Solomon, 2016-2018 Resident

Jenay Solomon served as the 2016-2018 Diversity Resident in University Libraries.

Jenay came to UNCG from Lincoln, Nebraska. Jenay received her MLS in August 2015 from Emporia State University’s School of Library and Information Management in Emporia, Kansas, where she was also a graduate assistant in the Library and Information Management program. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. While an undergraduate at the University of Nebraska, she worked as a student assistant to the Diversity and Instruction librarians in the Diversity department at the University Libraries for two years. She also served as a student assistant on the Reference and Information Desk. After positive and motivating experiences on several projects including the Nebraska College Preparatory Academy for high school seniors, Jenay decided to pursue her Master's in Library and Information Science degree.

As the 2016-2018 resident, Jenay focused on instruction and assessment, specifically for First Year students and Undergraduates.

Her professional interests include Open Educational Resource initiatives, International Librarianship, and enhancing active library outreach and engagement to underrepresented patrons.

Read Jenay's Residency Report