Curriculum Vitae

  • Head of Digital and E-Publishing Services, James E. Faust Law Library
  • Associate Librarian, James E. Faust Law Library



  • MLS, Library Science, Emporia State University
  • B.S., Anthropology, University of Utah

Honors & Awards

  • The Utah Supreme Court Briefs Digitization Project was funded in part through a grant from Utah State Library Division, Department of Heritage and Arts, and from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which administers the Library Services and Technology Act. Institute of Museum and Library Services, Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Grant, 09/01/2014
  • Utah Digital Repository Initiative. Co-Principal Investigator. The initiative was awarded 51,000 through the Library services and Technology Act (LSTA) program at the Utah State Library. (Co-authored with Kenning Arlitsch). LSTA, 01/2005
  • Annual Meeting Grant, Bozeman, Montana. WESTPAC, 01/2008
  • OsteoInteractive, Honorable mention . Think Quest, 01/2006


Valeri Craigle joined the Library faculty at the James E. Faust Library in the Spring of 2008. As a specialist in the discovery of and access to scholarly research, particularly in the digital environment, Valeri is head of the Digital and E-Publishing Services department and has spearheaded a number of digital initiatives aimed at preserving and making electronically accessible the scholarship produced at the College of Law. Prior to her career as a Law Librarian, Valeri was a Medical Librarian at the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and a Project Manager for the Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Libary (NOVEL). Prior to her career as a Librarian, she worked as a Forensic Anthropologist for the Utah State Office of the Medical Examiner.


  • Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), Volunteer, 05/2016 - present
  • American Academy of Law Libraries (AALL), Member, 01/2008 - present
  • Western Pacific Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries (WestPAC), Member, 01/2008 - present
  • Utah Academic Library Consortium (UALC), Member, 01/2004 - present
  • Utah Library Association (ULA), Member, 01/2002 - present

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