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Abby Clobridge

  • Director & Lead Consultant
  • Clobridge Consulting
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Research interests

Knowledge ManageInformation for Developing CountriesTaxonomiesScholarly CommunicationAltmetricsDigital LibrariesDigital RepositoriesLibrariesDigital CurationInformation RetrievalInformation ManagementKnowledge ManagementOpen Access


Abby Clobridge is the managing director and lead consultant at Clobridge Consulting, a firm designed to help organizations with information management, knowledge management, and library-related challenges. She has worked with a wide range of organizations, including colleges and universities, research institutions, non-governmental organizations involved in international development, the news media, not-for profit organizations, and private sector companies. Her experience spans from the United States to Europe and Africa. Previously, Abby was the Associate Director of Research & Knowledge Services at the Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government. Earlier in her career, she worked at Bucknell University where she developed a digital repository program. She was the co-recipient of the 2009 ACRL Instruction Sector Innovation Award for a project developed while at Bucknell. Abby also worked as a news librarian and investigative researcher for the CNN News Library. Abby holds a B.A. with honors from Tufts University and an M.S. in Library Science from Florida State University.


Co-authors (8)

Publications (5)

  • The open road: Open SharePoint Opportunities and Roles for Librarians and Information Professionals

    • Clobridge A
  • Open access: Progress, possibilities, and the changing scholarly communications ecosystem

    • Clobridge A
  • The digital curation toolkit: Strategies for adding value to work-related social systems

    • Clobridge A
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  • You say you want a revolution?

    • Clobridge A
  • Education for digital librarianship: Employers' needs and how they can be addressed

    • Abbas J
    • Kim K
    • Wildemuth B
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Professional experience

Director & Lead Consultant

Clobridge Consulting


Master's of Science, Library/Information Science

Florida State University

Bachelor's of Arts, History

Tufts University