Applied Information Management
Prospective Students

Jonathan Cain, MS

Pro tempore instructor, Applied Information Management Program, University of Oregon
Librarian for Data Initiatives and Public Policy, Planning and Management, University of Oregon Libraries
AIM affiliation since 2016.

Current Courses

Electronic Information and Research


MS, Library and Information Science, 2011, Pratt Institute MA, Africana Studies, 2007, New York University BS, Anthropology, 2004, College of Charleston

Areas of Interest

Data management, government, health and business informatics, African studies, Africana studies, technology and culture

Personal Description

Jonathan Cain has worked for the University of Oregon Libraries since 2014. Currently he serves as the librarian for Data Initiatives and Planning, Public Policy and Management. He provides research consultation and instruction services for faculty, students, staff and the general community in-person and virtually. He also manages collections related to Public Policy, Management and Administration as well as the local and regional Document Archive.

Before arriving at the University of Oregon, Cain held positions at the Hunter College at City University of New York, New York University, and the College of New Rochelle.

Professional Website

University of Oregon Libraries

Organization Information

The University of Oregon Libraries’ mission is to enrich the student learning experience, encourage exploration and research at all levels, and contribute to advancements in access to scholarly resources.

Selected Publications

Andre Becker, D., Bonadie-Joseph, I., & Cain, J. (2013). Developing and completing a library mobile technology survey to create a user-centered mobile presence. Library Hi Tech, 31(4), 688–699.

Bryant, T., & Cain, J. O. (n.d.). Coordinating diverse programs in the library. OLA Quarterly, 21(4), 36–38.

Cain, J. (2012a). Improving student success and research support at Hunter College Libraries. Connections: The ACRL/NY Newsletter, 30(3), 4–5.

Cain, J. (2012b). Transitioning from paraprofessional to professional. Connections: The ACRL/NY Newsletter, 30(2). Retrieved from

Cain, J. O. (2010). Web 2.0 utilization in e-diplomacy and the proliferation of government grey literature. GreyNet: The Grey Journal, 6(1), 15.