Professional Service

Princeton University Library Service

  • Promotions, Continuing Appointment, and Review Committee, Princeton University Library, January 2020–December 2023
  • Social Science Liaisons Affinity Group. Co-chair, September 2019–present
  • Library User Experience Steering Group, April 2018–present
  • Library Innovation Group, May 2017–May 2018
  • Library Website Steering Group. Chair, July 2016–September 2017; member, October 2012–June 2016
  • LibGuides Management Group. Chair, February 2012–September 2017; member, August 2011–February 2012
  • Co-manager, LibX Toolbar, July 2011–present
  • Journal Package Evaluation Working Group, February 2012–June 2017
  • Manager, Quick Answers FAQ system, July 2013–July 2016
  • Library Discovery Implementation Group, November 2010–November 2014
  • Committee on Committees and Elections, August 2011–August 2012

National Committee Service

  • Marta Lange/SAGE-CQ Press Award Committee, PPIRS, ACRL, Member July 2020–June 2021; Chair July 2021­–June 2022; Member July 2022–June 2023.
  • Nominating Committee, Chair, PPIRS, ACRL, July 2019–June 2021
  • Liaison from PPIRS, ACRL, to the American Political Science Association, October 2019–June 2020.
  • Membership Committee, PPIRS, ACRL, July 2018–June 2020
  • Government Relations Committee, ACRL, July 2017–June 2019
  • Conference Program Planning Committee, PPIRS, ACRL, February 2018–June 2019
  • Nominating Committee, PPIRS, ACRL, May 2017–July 2018
  • Review and Planning Committee, Chair, Politics, Policy, and International Relations Section (PPIRS; formerly LPSS), ACRL, July 2016–July 2017
  • Vice-chair/Chair/Past chair, Law and Political Science Section (LPSS), ACRL, July 2013–June 2016
  • Numeric and Geospatial Data Services in Academic Libraries Interest Group, Convener, ACRL, July 2014–June 2015
  • 2013 Conference Program Planning Committee, Co-chair, LPSS, ACRL, December 2011–June 2013
  • Review and Planning Committee, LPSS, ACRL, July 2011–June 2013

Other Professional Service

  • Political Science Editor, Resources for College Libraries,, January 2013–present
  • Political Science Advisory Board member, EBSCO Publishing, December 2011–present
  • ProQuest Congressional Advisory Board, July 2019–present
  • Social Sciences Library Advisory Board, SAGE, January 2015–present

Professional Memberships

American Library Association (ALA)
Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
American Political Science Association (APSA)
Politics, Policy, and International Relations Section (PPIRS), ACRL
International Association for Social Science Information Services & Technology (IASSIST)

Jeremy Darrington is the Politics Librarian at the Princeton University Library. He has a BA in international studies from Brigham Young University and graduate degrees in library and information science from the University of Washington and in political science from UC Berkeley. Jeremy is a past chair of the Politics, Policy, and International Relations Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) and is involved in international associations for data services professionals. Jeremy is the recipient of the Marta Lange/SAGE-CQ Press Award for “distinguished contributions to librarianship in political science” (2020). He is also the Political Science Editor for Resources for College Libraries, an online database of core print and electronic resources for academic libraries. His interests include political science data sources, European politics, information and technology policy, and government information. Jeremy is happily married and the proud father of four children.

Jeremy helps students and faculty find data and resources for their research. He also purchases resources for the Library in all areas related to political science. Please contact him with purchase suggestions or to request assistance with a JP, senior thesis, dissertation, faculty research, or other scholarly project.