Faculty Profile for Kristin M Van Diest

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Kristin M Van Diest
Librarian — University Libraries
Alkek Library 350G
phone: (512) 408-1239

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Kristin Van Diest is the Digital Publishing Librarian at Texas State University. She earned a BA in English Literature from Eckerd College, a MS in Library Science from University of North Texas, and a Graduate Certificate in Archival Management from the University of North Texas.

She specializes in digital publishing initiatives, open access publishing, digital exhibits, metadata, and scholarly communications.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Flierl, M., Quigley, B., Caswell, T., Costello, L., Li, C., Maher, M., … Yang, A. (2023). 2023 Environmental Scan. The Association of College & Research Libraries. https://doi.org/https://dx.doi.org/10.7302/7004

Selected Service Activities

University Libraries Staff Appreciation Committee
January 2023-January 2025
Association of College & Research Libraries Research, Planning, & Review Committee
October 2022-October 2024
Chair Elect
Texas Digital Library Open Journal System User Group
June 2023-June 2024