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Gillian (Jill) D. Ellern

Gillian Ellern

Associate Professor

Hunter Library

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.3746
Office: 119 Hunter Library Building
Pronouns: She


Jill Ellern has been the systems librarian at Western Carolina University for over 30 years. Her articles have appeared in Library Hi Tech, Computers In Libraries Magazine, Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL), and NC Libraries Magazine on a variety of topics including VR technology, active learning classrooms, project management and authentication and she has made numerous presentations at library conferences. She lives on a farm in rural NC with various muddy equines, colorful chickens and disapproving corgis.


  • MLIS, Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, Master's Library and Information Science
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