IT Staff

Shane Nackerud

Shane Nackerud

Technology Lead, Libraries Initiatives
+1 612 625 7880

About My Work

What I Do

I work on integrating open access and library content into courses and curricula, affordable content projects, as well as investigating new publishing and content creation models.

Presentations and Publications

See my CV, page 3.

Areas of Professional Expertise
OER and open textbooks
Web design
Learning analytics (not really, just enough to be dangerous)
Technical Advisory Council Domain Expertise

About Me


  • Bachelor of Arts, Augustana College 

  • Master of Library Sciences, Indiana University

Fun Facts

  • I have three kids, the oldest of which is a recent graduate of the U of M.

  • I got second place in a basketball dunk contest my senior year in high school.

  • I have seen Weird al Yankovic in concert 6 times.

What I Love About My Job

  • I get to work with some really fun, smart people.

  • I get to work on really fun projects that have an impact on students, faculty, and staff.

  • I love that my employer has a football team and two basketball teams.