Jennifer S. Ewing MLIS, M.A.

Seminary Librarian
Southern California Seminary

Work Phone: (619) 201—8967

Biography

Jennifer S. Ewing has been the Library Director at Southern California Seminary (SCS) since 1998. She is active in the Association of Christian Librarians (ACL) where she served as a board member from 2012-2015 and in the Southern California Theological Library Association (SCATLA) where she served as president in 2007. She spent 16 years working as a reference librarian at the San Diego Public Library’s downtown Central Library and a few years working in the library at the Institute for Creation Research in Lakeside, CA. Prior to working at SCS, she worked a map librarian for Navigation Technologies (digital maps for in-vehicle navigation) in Sunnyvale, CA.

Jennifer earned a BA in history from Christian Heritage College, now San Diego Christian College, a Masters of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University, and a Masters in Christian Ministry at SCS. She currently attends Signum University working towards a Masters in Literature and Language with an emphasis in Tolkien Studies. She someday hopes to have time to finish a scrapbook of her trip to New Zealand in 2012 on a Lord of the Rings tour fondly called by the group, A Long Expected Journey.

She has co-authored an article with Alison R. Jones: Can memoirs be used for spiritual development in a book group? The Christian Librarian, Vol. 55-56, No. 2-1 (2012-2013): 2-4, and another article co-written with Ruth Martin: Using your library’s objectives as the organizational framework for library documentation in planning, assessment, and accreditation. The Christian Librarian, Vol. 59, No. 2 (2016): 244-255.

Education

  • MACM, Southern California Seminary, 2016.
  • MLIS, School of Library and Information Science, San Jose State University, 1995.
  • BA, San Diego Christian College, 1991.
SCS

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