Jay Forrest

Content Management Group Chair & Data Scientist Librarian

Jay Forrest is the Content Management Group Chair and Data Scientist Librarian. Forrest serves as the subject liaison for the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, and to the Master of Science in Analytics programs.  His service and scholarship focuses on collaborative preservation of the print scholarly record and on using analytical techniques to evaluate and improve library effectiveness. Forrest earned his A.B. from Duke University (Women's Studies|Comparative Area Studies), and holds master's degrees from Georgia State (Geography), Georgia Tech (City and Regional Planning; History and Sociology of Technology and Science), Florida State (Information Studies), and Kennesaw State (Software Engineering).  His recent presentations include "Services for Shared Print Collections" (2018) and " Preserving Assets, Maximizing Investments: A Collaborative Model in Process-Focused Facility Design" (2016).  

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