General

First Name

Carl

Last Name

Grant

Job Title

Dean of Libraries

Organization

University of Oklahoma

Extended Profile

Biography

Carl Grant is the Chief Technology Officer and Associate University Librarian for Knowledge Services at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma. Previously he was at Virginia Tech Libraries and prior to that was the Chief Librarian and President of Ex Libris North America. Mr. Grant has held senior executive positions in a number of library-automation companies. He has been responsible for the installation of dozens of institutional repositories in Higher Education institutions across North America and Australia. His commitment to libraries, librarianship, and industry standards is well known via his participation in the American Library Association (ALA) and ACRL, LITA; and on the board of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO), where he held offices as board member, treasurer, and chair. In recognition of his contribution to the library industry, Library Journal has named Mr. Grant an industry notable. Mr. Grant holds a master’s degree in library science from the University of Missouri at Columbia.