Associate Director for User & Technical Services
I am the Associate Director for User & Technical Services. In my position, I work with the department heads for User Services (Quick reference, Circulation, Inter-library loan, Shelving), Technical Services (Acquisitions, Cataloging, Serials), Systems (online catalog system, library digital tools, library website), and the Berkowitz Gallery. I also work with development initiatives for the library and our Campus Relations Committee. For the past three years, Dr. Danielle DeFauw from CEHHS and I have worked together to organize the annual Young Authors’ Festival. For many years, I worked with Dr. Sidney Bolkosky and Dr. Jamie Wraight on the Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive. Preserving these memories for future generations is a passion of mine. I also work with our Juvenile Historic Collection.
I have a Master’s of Science in Librarianship degree from Western Michigan University. My Bachelor of Arts degree is in Mathematics from Andrews University. My professional experience has been in academic, public, and corporate libraries.
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