Jamie Markus

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Jamie Markus, Assistant Dean, Resource Discovery and Management

Jamie Markus is the Assistant Dean of Resource Discovery & Management. Jamie oversees the selection, purchasing, cataloging, and findability of the print and electronic resources found in the library collections. Prior to joining UW Libraries, Jamie worked at the Wyoming State Library for over 18 years, the last seven as State Librarian. He is a past president of the Western Council of State Libraries and Wyoming Library Association and has served on numerous statewide and national governing and advisory boards. When not in the library, Jamie can be found exploring museums and national parks with his family. 


MLS, Indiana University 
BS in Liberal Studies, Montana State University–Billings 
Honorary Degree, Wind River Tribal College 

Awards & Recognition: 

Member of Leadership Wyoming: Class of 2024 
Director of the Outstanding Library of the Year: Wyoming Library Association, 2021 
White House Champion of Change, 2014 
Librarian of the Year: Wyoming Library Association, 2011 
Mover & Shaker: Library Journal, 2009 

Professional Websites: 

ORCiD  0009-0002-8272-4223 

Selected Publications & Grants: 

Wyoming Library Multi-Purpose Community Facility Program. $13,223,000; U.S. Department of the Treasury. 2023.  

Advancing Creative Aging Through State Library Leadership. $646,000; Institute of Museum and Library Services. Partners: Lifetime Arts, CALIFA, Missouri State Library. 2021.  

Bringing Wyoming’s Cultural Heritage to Library Patrons. $14,850; Carol McMurry Library Foundation. 2020.

Creative Aging in Libraries. $170,000; Wyoming Community Foundation and May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trust. Partners: Lifetime Arts, Wyoming Arts Council. 2020.  

Libraries Lead with Digital Skills. $8,000; ALA and Google. 2020.  

Wyoming Schools and Libraries Integrating Computer Science in Education (WYSLICE). $999,929; National Science Foundation. Partner: University of Wyoming. 2019.  

Wyoming Digital Newspaper Project. $208,713; National Endowment for the Humanities. Partner: University of Wyoming. 2019.  

University of Wyoming Libraries

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Laramie, WY 82071

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(800) 442-6757

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