OnlineEd 2022

Now the firmly established global event for online learning and teaching



Shannon Jones

Director of Libraries

Medical University of South Carolina Libraries

Prior to Shannon’s arrival at MUSC, she worked as the Associate Director for Research and Education for Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.  As well as Director of Libraries, Shannon is the Director for Region 2 of the Network of the National Library of Medicine headquartered at MUSC.

Shannon focuses her research on staff recruitment and retention, diversity, equity, and inclusion in libraries, and leadership in academic health sciences libraries.  In 2018, Shannon co-founded the MLA Reads Virtual Book Discussion Club with the goal of providing a forum where participants can learn, discuss, and process the implications of a variety of DEI topics on their work as information professionals and in their personal lives.

Shannon is the co-editor of Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries: A Call to Action and Strategies for Success.  She holds an MLS from North Carolina Central University and an M.Ed. in Adult Learning from Virginia Commonwealth University.

She is currently pursuing an Ed.D in Educational Leadership at Charleston Southern University.


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What others say

[The] HS OnlineEd event provided me with food for thought for the future of my own online space for the diversity of students that I engage with.

Sabrina Kavanagh
Institute of Technology Carlow, Ireland

A very insightful Teaching and Learning conference for the Online environment!!! This was for me the most enjoyable virtual conference since the start of online conferences.

Mapitsi Thantsha
University of Pretoria, South Africa

HS OnlineEd 2021 conference gave me a rare opportunity to connect with colleagues as well as providers of online educational tools. As a result, I am better able to navigate the fast-changing world of modern university education.

Nick Zubanov
University of Konstanz, Germany