Skip to main content

Ken Varnum

Senior Program Manager and Discovery Strategist

Ken Varnum is the Senior Program Manager and Discovery Strategist at the University of Michigan Library. In this role, Ken is responsible for Library Search, the library's discovery interface, the link resolver, and other delivery interfaces, and the library's evolving and emerging analytics infrastructure. He received a master's degree from the University of Michigan's School of Information and his Bachelor of Arts from Grinnell College. In addition to numerous articles and chapters, He has written or edited six books, the most recent of which ("Beyond Reality: Augmented, Virtual, and Mixed Reality in the Library" and the LITA Guide "The New Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know") were published in 2019. He can be found on Twitter at @varnum.