Emma Molls

Emma Molls

libraries | open access | publishing

Emma Molls is the Publishing Services Librarian at the University of Minnesota. In this position, Emma leads the Publishing Team and works on a number of OA initiatives library-wide. Emma works closely with faculty, researchers, graduate students, and undergraduate students to expand open access publishing expertise and infrastructure on campus.

my work

Publishing platform experience: Open Journal Systems (OJS) 3; Manifold; Pressbooks; BePress Digital Commons, WordPress

Training experience: journal policy development; editorial workflow development; publishing ethics (for graduate and undergraduate)

Other experience: business plan development; publishing platform migration; publication budget development; consultations for researchers on publishing business models

Additional library experience: information literacy instruction and curriculum development; social sciences collection development; reference (virtual and face-to-face); scholarly communication outreach and education


my collaborations

Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, Editorial Board

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Advisory Board & Associate Editor

Library Publishing Coalition, Board

“Developing a Business Plan for a Library Publishing Program” in Publications 6(4). with Kate McCready. doi.org/10.3390/publications6040042

Transitioning Society Publications to Open Access (TSPOA) Committee

ALCTS Scholarly Communication Interest Group

Coko & Open Textbook Network IMLS Grant Advisory Group

“JLSC Board Editorial 2019” in Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication 7(1). with Gilliland, et al. doi.org/10.7710/2162-3309.2334

DOAJ Task Force, Library Publishing Coalition


Contact Me

University of Minnesota
65L Wilson Library
Minneapolis, MN 55455
USA