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About Scholarly Communications & Collections Strategy

The Scholarly Communications and Collections Strategy department (SCCS) unites the aims of transforming scholarly communications for the digital age with innovative and sustainable stewardship of the MIT Libraries' collections budget.

SCCS makes collections decisions informed by strategy and values that explicitly incorporate transforming the processes of creating, disseminating, collecting, storing, managing, and preserving research inputs and outputs -- often referred to with the shorthand "scholarly communications" -- toward openness and increased access. The group takes the values of open access, diversity, and social justice as a lens for framing collections decisions, and as important guideposts for navigating and favorably shaping the scholarly communications landscape.

Ellen FinnieEllen Finnie, Head; Co-Interim Associate Director for Collections

Katharine Dunn

Katharine Dunn

Katharine Dunn

Scholarly Communications Librarian
Scholarly Communications & Collections Strategy
khdunn@mit.edu | NE36-7303 | 617.253.9879

Debra Fazio

Debra Fazio

Debra Fazio

Scholarly Communications Associate
Scholarly Communications & Collections Strategy
dfazio@mit.edu | NE36-7306 | 617.253.3030

Ellen Finnie

Ellen Finnie

Ellen Finnie

Co-Interim Associate Director for Collections, Director's Office
Head, Scholarly Communications & Collections Strategy
efinnie@mit.edu | NE36-7319 | 617.253.8483

Laura Hanscom

Laura Hanscom

Laura Hanscom

Scholarly Communications & Licensing Librarian
Scholarly Communications & Collections Strategy
lhanscom@mit.edu | NE36-7304 | 617.258.5589

Deborah Lenares

Deborah Lenares

Deborah Lenares

Collections Analyst and Strategist
Scholarly Communications & Collections Strategy
dlenares@mit.edu | NE36-7307 | 617.253.0863

Mikki Simon Macdonald

Mikki Simon Macdonald

Mikki Simon Macdonald

Collections Strategist for Institute Publications
Scholarly Communications & Collections Strategy
mssimon@mit.edu | NE36-6101 | 617.253.7146

Nancy McGovern

Nancy McGovern

Nancy McGovern

Director, Digital Preservation
Scholarly Communications & Collections Strategy
nancymcg@mit.edu | NE36-6101 | 617.253.5664

Michael Noga

Michael Noga

Michael Noga

Collections Strategist; Earth & Planetary Sciences and
Mathematics Librarian
Scholarly Communications & Collections Strategy and
Liaison, Instruction, & Reference Services
mnoga@mit.edu | NE36-7308 | 617.253.1290

Katie Zimmerman

Katie Zimmerman

Katie Zimmerman

Scholarly Communications & Licensing Librarian
Scholarly Communications & Collections Strategy
kbzimmer@mit.edu | NE36-6101 | 617.324.4871