Allyson Mower, Scholarly Communication & Copyright Librarian portrait
  • Academic Senate Policy Liaison
  • Librarian, Marriott Library


  • BA, American Studies, Utah State University, 2000
  • MA, Liberal Arts, St. John's College, 2002
  • MLIS, Library & Information Science, University of Washington, 2009


Born and raised in Utah, spent two summers in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, and three years in Annapolis, Maryland. I'm a librarian and a big fan of information. 

Research Summary

I study the tools scholars use for thinking and communicating. I conducted a historical study of this topic at the University of Utah (as well as the institution's historical provenance) available at Currently, I conduct observational studies and gather oral histories about reading in Utah.