Jennifer Schaffner is a Program Officer in OCLC Research working with the OCLC Research Library Partnership. She focuses on improving access to rare, distinctive and unique materials in libraries, archives and museums. Further interests include support for scholarly research, the rare book collective collection, and radical institutional change.
Jennifer joined OCLC Research in 2007. Previously Jennifer has worked at UCLA, the California Historical Society, Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study, the New York Public Library, the University of Alberta, and Stanford. Her experience has been largely in special collections and public services, although she has been a cataloger and has processed manuscript collections.