Jane Quigley

Head Librarian

Jane Quigley is the Head of the National Museum of Natural History, comprising eleven specialized collections including the John Wesley Powell Library of Anthropology and the Botany & Horticulture Library, and the Museum Support Center Library. She joined the Smithsonian Libraries & Archives after more than twenty-one years in various roles at the Dartmouth College Library in Hanover, New Hampshire, where she started in late 2001 as a physical sciences librarian covering first chemistry and later earth sciences. From there she went on to hold a variety of roles at Dartmouth - from Head of the Physical Sciences Library, to Interim Director of the Biomedical Libraries, and finally Head of Research & Learning for STEM, Business, and Economics. Areas of special focus for Jane include assessment and program planning, developments in scientific publishing and communication, and outreach.



Quigley, J. (2014). Open GeoSci - An Open Discovery Tool from GeoScienceWorld. GSIS Newsletter, (Number 261), 6–8.

Quigley, J. (2012). Subject Searches. In Chemical Information Sources. Retrieved from http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Chemical_Information_Sources/Subject_Searches Revised and updated this chapter as part of a collaborative project by chemistry information professionals. 

Quigley, J., Fliss, S., & Knauff, B. (2007). Libraries in the course management systems learning environment. In Teaching with Technology: An Academic Librarian's Guide. Oxford, U.K. : Chandos Publishing. 

Quigley, J., Peck, D.R., Rutter, S., & Williams, E.M. (2002). Making choices: factors in the selection of information resources among science faculty at the University of Michigan. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, Number 34, Spring 2002. http://www.istl.org/02-spring/refereed.html


“Gear Up! - Promoting Resources & Services.” Co-presented at Internet Librarian, October 2015.

"Integrating Scholarly Communication Issues into Student Education." Panelist, December 2013.

“Focus Groups with Faculty – Bringing Their Perspectives to Our Practice.” Presented at Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries October Conference, October 2007.