Jennifer Ulrich

Jennifer Ulrich

Office Phone: (540) 432-4173


IM: bookgrl64

Main Campus, Harrisonburg

Office Location: LB 203

Office Hours: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm with some evening & weekend hours

Technical Services Librarian


Jennifer comes to EMU from plains of the Midwest having grown up in Illinois and attended college & graduate school in Indiana. Travel and study experiences in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Finland have provided a wider world view. Jennifer has seen great changes in the library world since receiving her library degree in 1988. She enjoys seeing how these changes will better serve libraries and their patrons. Jennifer received a 2nd Master’s degree in Applied Women’s Studies during her sabbatical in 1999-2000.
Jennifer enjoys volunteering at Patchwork Pantry (a local food bank) and at Ten Thousand Villages, a fair trade retailer. She is actively involved at Community Mennonite Church, teaching Sunday school and serving on Worship Committee for Worship Arts. She participates in Virginia Mennonite Conference as a delegate for CMC and serves as secretary for Harrisonburg District.


B.A., Goshen College
M.L.S., Indiana University
M.A., Claremont Graduate University

Other Presentations

ATLA Annual Conference -Poster Session – Tools we use, Charlotte, NC 2013
-Co-facilitator Contemporary Religious Literature Conversation group

Church, Community and Professional Service

Professional Development Committee – American Theological Library Association, 2012-2014
ATLA-Emerging Technology Interest Group – Steering Committee
Secretary Harrisonburg District Executive Committee
Virginia Mennonite Conference Delegate for Community Mennonite Church
Hospitality Committee – Community Mennonite Church, co-chair.
Volunteer – Ten Thousand Villages Harrisonburg, Va
Assistant Director – Patchwork Pantry
NewBridges Immigrant Resource Center
– Executive Committee, Secretary
– Development Committee
– Taste of the World Committee

Professional Memberships

American Library Association
—Association of College & Research Libraries
—Library Administration & Management Association
—Association for Library Collections & Technical Services
American Theological Library Association
Virginia Library Association

Professional Conferences Attended

Annual Conference American Theological Library Association, Charlotte, NC, 2013
RDA workshop – February 5, 2013 – Radford University
VICULA Meeting – Fall 2012 – Radford University

EMU Service

Intellectual Life Committee
Taskforce on classroom technology and distance learning
Seminary faculty meeting
Graduate Council