Jenny Colvin is director of Furman's Maxwell Music Library. She oversees
the music collection, provides research instruction for music classes
and works with students individually on muisc research needs. She
currently serves as editor of the electronic resources column for Music
Reference Services Quarterly, a scholarly journal.
Before coming to Furman, Colvin worked at DePauw University in the music
library as a graduate intern in music instructional technology, and as a
staff accompanist. She also worked in the Archives of Traditional Music
at Indiana University while doing graduate coursework in
ethnomusicology and folklore.
Colvin is active in the Music Library Association on the national and
regional levels. She has served as the organization's chair of the
Reference Sources Subcommittee, as a member of the Oral History
Committee, and often serves as a panelist for emerging technologies. She
has chaired the oral history project for the Southeast Chapter of the
Music Library Association.