Valeri Craigle joined the Library faculty at the S.J. Quinney College of Law in the Spring of 2008. As a specialist in the discovery of and access to scholarly research, particularly in the digital environment, Valeri oversees the Library's Technical Services Department and has spearheaded a number of digital initiatives aimed at preserving and making electronically accessible the scholarship produced at the College of Law.
Prior to her career as a Law Librarian, Valeri was a Medical Librarian at the Spencer S. Eccles Helath Sciences Library and a Project Manager for the Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Libary (NOVEL).
Prior to her career as a Librarian, she worked as a Forensic Anthropologist for the Utah State Office of the Medical Examiner.
Web Scale Discovery, in Law Libraries in a Digital Age, Scarecrow Press, New York (forthcoming 2013)
The Development of Library-led Publishing Services at the University of Utah, in The Library Publishing Toolkit, Suny Geneseo (forthcoming 2013)
Flesh and Bone: An Introduction to Forensic Anthropology. Carolina Academic Press.
(Photographs: Valeri Craigle and the University of Utah, Eccles Health Sciences Library).(2000)
Practical Viewing of the Optic Disc. New York: Butterworth Heinemann. (Web site design: Valeri Craigle and the University of Utah Eccles Health Sciences Library with HTML support from Yusup Alimov ... [et al.].). Digre, K.B & Corbett, J. J. (2003)
Discovery Layers in Law Libraries, AALL Spectrum 16(3) 2011
Legal Scholarship in the Digital Domain: a Technical Roadmap for Implementing the Durham Statement, Technical Services Law Librarian 36(2) 2010
A Year in Baghdad with the Global Justice Project - Iraq, Res Gestae, Autumn 2010
Quinney Law Library Leads Global Effort in Dissemination of Iraqi Law. Utah Libraries News Fall, 2009
MedWatch: The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program J Med Libr Assoc. 2007 April; 95(2): 222-223.
Utah Digital Repository Initiative Receives LSTA Grant. Utah Libraries News, June 2006.
Progress on the Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Library (NOVEL). Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, 25(2), 163 (2005)
Building PubMed Central. IAIMS Newsletter, 21(1), 9 (2005)
Finite-Element Simulation of Firearm Injury to the Human Cranium. Springer-Verlag. (Photographs: Valeri Craigle and the University of Utah, Eccles Health Sciences Library). Computational Mechanics. 31, 115-121. Mota, A, Klug, WS, Ortiz, M, Pandolfi, A. (2003)
Selected Talks and Presentations
Cracking the Code: Illuminating New Directions in Scholarly Communications and Publishing Initiatives, DLF Forum, Denver, CO, Oct. 2012.
Open Source Solutions for Journal Publishing, Conference for Law School Computing (CALI), June 22, 2012, San Diego California.
Law Libraries + Law Journal Publishing, Law Librarian Conversations Podcast, April 20, 2012.
Discovery Layers in the law Library Catalog, WestPAC Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, Oct. 28-30, 2011.
Using Open Journal systems at the University of Utah Libraries: Open Journal System and Open Monograph Press Panel Discussion, Salt Lake City, Utah October 2009.
You Do Not Have the Right to Remain Silent: How Legal Scholarship Found a New Voice Through Open Access. Utah Library Association Annual Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah April 24, 2009.
Give Us Liberty! A Health Sciences Library Carves a New Path in Professional Medical Education. Medical Library Association Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. May 21, 2007.
Educating the Apothecary: The Library’s Role in Modernizing Pharmacy Education. ULA Annual Meeting. Provo, Utah. May 18, 2007.
Authors and Zealots: Transforming Scholarly Communication. MCMLA Annual Meeting. St. Louis, Missouri. October 18, 2006.
Bridging the Gap: Helping Authors Make the Leap to Open Access, Ownership and Archiving. MCMLA Annual Meeting. Salt Lake City, Utah. September 18, 2005.
Developing a Visual History of the Health Sciences Center. MCMLA Annual Meeting. Salt Lake City, Utah. September 18, 2005.
"The Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: A NOVEL Approach to Addressing the Information Needs of a Highly Specialized Medical community". Presentation. Slice of Life Annual Meeting. Portland, OR. June 17, 2005.
Tales of a Reservation Nurse: The Heroic Life of Edith LeRoy Richardson. Medical Library Association annual meeting. San Antonio, TX. May 16, 2005.
Utah Library Association Board of Directors (Member at Large 2008-Current)
University of Utah Library Policy and Advisory Committee (2011-2013)
University of Utah Research Committee (2010-2013)
Utahealthnet Board of Directors (2004-2006)
Student Chapter of the American Library Association (SCALA), Utah Cohort President (2003-2005)
FEMA Disaster Mortuary Team (DMORT), Forensic anthropology Division (2000-Present)
Honors & Awards
WESTPAC Annual Meeting Grant. 2008 annual meeting Bozeman, Montana
Utah Digital Repository Initiative. Co-Principal Investigator. The initiative was awarded 51,000 through the Library services and Technology Act (LSTA) program at the Utah State Library. (Co-authored with Kenning Arlitsch).
OsteoInteractive Think Quest project. Honorable mention http://library.thinkquest.org/04oct/00206/pti_forensic_anthropolgy.htm
College of Law Centennial Photographs Collection. Class reunions, alumni events, photographs of past Deans and Jurors in residence are all contained in this digitla photographs collection that spans a century of service at the University of Utah College of Law, which celebrates its centennial in 2013.
Global Justice Project - Iraq – The Global Justice Project: Iraq provides advisory and capacity-building assistance to the Government of Iraq in support of judicial independence and constitutional and legislative development. GJPI is committed to the rule of law and a democratic, stable Iraq. (Principal Librarian)
College of Law E-Publications - The University of Utah College of Law in partnership with the J. Willard Marriott Library implemented an open access e-publishing service which began with materials published by the Law School, including the Utah Law Review, the Journal of Land, resources, and Environmental Law, and the Journal of Family Studies. The project sets the stage for other journals on campus to publish in an open, electronic environment.
College of Law Scholarly Electronic Archive – An archive of College publications which now includes college
journals and will eventually include faculty publications was created to permanently preserve the materials at the institution and make them globally accessible.
Integrated Library System Migration, Link resolver, and Discovery Layer Implementation – The University
of Utah Libraries, Including the Quinney Law Library, conducted a migration of their ILS system from Horizon to Aleph in 2008-2009. Prior to this extensive project, the three libraries also implemented a new Link resolver system and implemented a discovery layer to the catalog and other library resources called Primo.
American Academy of Law Libraries (AALL) - Technical Services Special Interest Section, Online Bibliographic Services Special Interest section
Utah Academic Library Consortium (UALC)
Utah Library Association (ULA) - Health Round Table (HEART) (Chair, 2006-2007), Computer and Digital Training Technology Round Table (CDTTRT), Continuing Education Roundtable
Western Pacific Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries (WestPAC)