Stephen Boss

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Stephen Boss, Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Librarian


Stephen Boss is the Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Librarian at the University of Wyoming. Prior to working at the University of Wyoming, Stephen worked as the Librarian/Archivist at Coors Brewing Company in Golden, CO and with Wright Water Engineer’s Inc. in Denver, CO. Stephen has advanced degrees in Library Science and History/Archives from the University of Denver. He has interests in music, history, engineering, business and information technology. Stephen has been the Project Engineer on a team dedicated to develop and support the ALA/ pilot - Libraries to Business (L2B) initiative and the SBA’s – Community Navigator Grant – Wyoming Library to Business (WL2B) statewide initiative.

Outside of work Stephen enjoys landscaping, gardening, mountain biking & climbing, hiking, reading history, travel and a good book.


  • MA, History and Archives, University of Denver
  • MA, Librarianship & Information Management, University of Denver
  • BA, History, Education, Simpson College
  • BM, Music Education, Simpson College

Awards & Recognition:

Selected Publications & Grants:

Forthcoming. Boss, Stephen (2023). Library to Business Initiatives in the United States and Wyoming: A Model for Public, Academic, and State Librarians Doing Collaborations – Library Communities & Business Innovators and Entrepreneurs.

Cynthia Hughes & Stephen Boss (2020): How Rural Public Libraries Support Local Economic Development in the Mountain Plains, Public Library Quarterly, Published Online: 31 Aug 2020.

University of Wyoming Libraries

Dept. 3334

1000 E. University Ave. 

Laramie, WY 82071

(307) 766-3190

(800) 442-6757

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