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Deb Morley

Director, Data & Digital Stewardship



Data and Digital Stewardship



Hagerty Library, Room 133




Deb Morley is Director of Data & Digital Stewardship at Drexel University Libraries. Through the Libraries' matrixed organizational management, Deb leads staff throughout the Libraries to extend the value of description, discovery, archival preservation, and consultation to transform the Libraries' role in strengthening connections to scholarship, creating effective library learning environments and ensuring access to authoritative information. Deb provides administrative leadership in implementing a strategic direction that extends library knowledge and services for curating research data and expanding campus awareness of research data as institutional assets.

Prior to joining Drexel in 2016, Deb was Head of Reference and Instructional Services at the University of Delaware Library (2014-2016\), Head of Specialized Content and Services at MIT Libraries (2011-2013\), Director of Information Technology Services at Harvard College Library (2002-2011\) and has also held other positions in higher education and industry.

A native of Ohio, Deb holds an MLIS from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MS and BS in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Ohio University.