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Melissa Seelye

Director of Open Initiatives & Scholarly Communication

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Melissa Seelye joined OU Libraries in 2022 as Director of Open Initiatives & Scholarly Communication. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing the full range of Open @ OU platforms and services. She is the primary contact for the institutional repository (SHAREOK),manages publication subvention funding, and can also be contacted with questions regarding publishing discounts, copyright, open licensing, fair use, and other scholarly communication topics.

Prior to OU, she held positions at San Francisco State University's J. Paul Leonard Library and the University of Michigan Law Library. Melissa holds a Master in Library and Information Science degree from Western University in Canada as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Northern Michigan University.