Heidi Zuniga, MSLS, MA




Digital Resources Librarian (2011-present)


Collection Management

Contact Information: 


Health Sciences Library, University of Colorado Denver 12950 E. Montview Blvd. Mail Stop A003 Aurora, CO 80045

Contact Me About: 


M.S.L.S., Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 2008
M.A., English, Colorado State University, 2002
B.A., English, Pacific Lutheran University, 1998 

Web Pages I Maintain: 


Services/Systems Administered: 

Serials Solutions 

Library Committees: 

  • Communications committee
  • Digital repository committee
  • Digitool technical committee 

Professional Organizations: 

Selected Papers, Publications and Presentations: 

Selected Publications:

Zuniga, H. (2014, Sept/Oct). The Role of a Digital Repository in a Library-Managed Open Access Fund Program. D-Lib Magazine, 20 (9/10). doi:10.1045/september2014-zuniga 

Zuniga, H. (2012, July). Preparing for a different kind of disaster: The departure of the electronic resources librarian. Library Connect Newsletter, 10(2). http://hdl.handle.net/10968/338 

Leffler, J. & Zuniga, H. (2010, July). Development and Use of License Forms for Libraries with and without Electronic Resource Management Systems. Technical Services Quarterly, 27(3), 279-288. DOI:10.1080/07317131003765977

Zuniga, H. (2008). Establishing a Library Career Path before You Graduate. Colorado Libraries. November/December, 34 (3). http://hdl.handle.net/10968/470

Zuniga, H. (2006, August). Michener’s Lost Manuscript. James A. Michener Society Newsletter.


Library Publishing Coalition Conference. Portland, OR. Presenter, participant. “Publishing Research Data: Issues and Solutions.” Birds of a Feather Discussion. (March, 2015) 

Colorado Alliance Research Data Management Conference. Co-organizer and presenter. Break Out Session Topic: Data-Sharing Mandates; Lightning Talk topic: REDCap Data Management Tool. Denver, CO (July, 2014)

National Network/Libraries of Medicine Mid-continental Region Professional Development Award Webinar. Presenter. Topic: Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference Roundup; Acquisition and Workflow/Management Tips and Trends (April, 2012) 

“Preventing Information Loss when the Electronic Resources Librarian Resigns.” Presenter, Participant. Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference, Austin, TX (April, 2012)

“Preparing for the Coming Harvest: Successful Projects that can Streamline ERM Implementation.” Poster presentation, Participant. Association of College and Research Libraries Annual Conference, Seattle, WA (March 2009) 


  • Library liaison to: Centers for Obesity Research & Education Gastroenterology and Hepatology Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition – Division of SOM Dept. of Pediatrics Otolaryngology Marion Downs Hearing Center