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Ann-Christe Galloway

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Appointments

David de Lorenzo has been named to the newly endowed position of the Giustina director of special collections and university archives at the University of Oregon Libraries.


David de Lorenzo

Catherine Dwyer has been named director of scholarly communications and head of the Dewey Graduate Library at the University at Albany.

Rachel Frick has been appointed executive director of OCLC Research Library Partnership. Frick has nearly 20 years of broad-based library experience, most recently with the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), where she was director of business development. Prior to her work at DPLA, Frick served as the Digital Library Federation program director at the Council on Library and Information Resources for four years. Frick held senior positions at the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the University of Richmond, among other roles.

Rob Hudson has been named the Upper Iowa University director of library services. He most recently served as the library director at the United States Sports Academy in Daphne, Alabama. He previously worked abroad as an assistant professor and librarian at Lakehead University, School of Law in Canada, and as a lecturer in law and the librarian at Qatar University, Faculty of Law. He was also an associate dean for the Law Library at Phoenix School of Law. He started professional librarianship in Florida at Nova Southeastern University as faculty services librarian and adjunct instructor. In 2015, he taught at the Sports Authority of Thailand in International Sports Law.


Rob Hudson

Mary Mallery has been appointed associate dean of the library and the executive director of Academic Information Technology at Brooklyn College-CUNY. Mallery was previously associate dean of technical services at Montclair State University. Among Mallery’s accomplishments are creating the Access Services Department and Library Archives Room, digitizing the student newspaper, and developing LibGuides and a federated search for library resources. Prior to her service at Montclair State, Mallery held positions at the College of New Jersey and Monmouth University.

Ann Marie Stock, professor of Hispanic studies and film and media studies at William & Mary, has been named the inaugural William & Mary Libraries faculty scholar. In this new position, Stock will partner with library colleagues on several initiatives, principal among them is the creation of a digital archive to inventory and make accessible the Cuban film materials she has been compiling and creating for 30 years.

Kimberly Sweetman has joined the University of New Hampshire as associate dean of the university library.

Alice Whiteside is now head of the Joseph C. Sloane Art Library at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Library.

Isabel Altamirano has been appointed engineering librarian at the Georgia Tech Library.

Rachel Berman Turner has been named cataloging librarian at Binghamton University.

Deborah Bernnard has been appointed director of public services at the University at Albany.

Naomi Bishop is now science and engineering librarian in Teaching, Learning, and Research Services at Northern Arizona University’s Cline Library.

Jennifer Bradshaw has been named metadata production coordinator and rare materials cataloger at the University of Iowa.

Ryan Cassidy is now makerspace librarian at Texas Tech Libraries.

Camille Chesley is now reference librarian at the University at Albany.

Lisa Coats has been appointed Humanities librarian at University of North Carolina-Wilmington’s William Madison Randall Library.

Mireille Djenno has been named African Studies librarian with the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries.

Orolando Duffus has been appointed business librarian at the University of Houston.

Monica Figueroa is music cataloging librarian in the Resource Description and Management department of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Library.

Wendy Jo Girven has joined the University of New Hampshire Library as business librarian.

Julia Glauberman is now instructional outreach librarian at Binghamton University Libraries.

Heather Healy has been named Health Sciences Clinical Education librarian at the University of Iowa.

Maddeline Hoberg is now collections/exhibitions associate at the University of Iowa.

Liz Holdsworth has been appointed STEM librarian at the Georgia Tech Library.

Kayla Johnson has joined the University of North Carolina-Greensboro as a first-year instruction librarian in the Research, Outreach, and Instruction Department.

Darlene Kaskie is now technology and communications librarian at the University of Iowa.

Jane Kessler is now head of the Reference and Research Services Department at the University at Albany.

Semyon Khokhlov has been appointed Arts and Humanities librarian with the Indiana University-Bloomington Libraries.

Jacqueline Leskovec has joined the University of Iowa as a network librarian.

Alexis Linoski has been appointed licensed content coordinator at the Georgia Tech Library.

Leo Lo has been named associate university librarian for services at the Old Dominion University Libraries.

Jonathan McMichael has been appointed user experience librarian for Central University Libraries at Southern Methodist University.

Amanda Meeks has been appointed Arts and Humanities librarian in Teaching, Learning, and Research Services at Northern Arizona University’s Cline Library.

Elizabeth Namei is now director of Research, Teaching, and Learning Services at Claremont Colleges Library.

Bobbi Newman is now community outreach librarian at the University of Iowa.

Kelsey O’Brien has been appointed information literacy librarian at the University at Albany.

Molly Olmstead is now administrative services coordinator at the University of Iowa.

Amanda Pellerin has been appointed access archivist at the Georgia Tech Library.

Daniel Pshock has been appointed UX and web content strategy coordinator at the University of Houston.

Matthew Regan has been named Health Sciences Clinical Education librarian at the University of Iowa.

Thomas Reed Caswell has been appointed director of public services at University of North Florida’s Thomas G. Carpenter Library.

David Schuster is now director of library technology and special collections at Binghamton University.

Mark Scott has been promoted to manager of the College of Business and Economic support team and business data librarian at Lehigh University.

Carol Sevin has been appointed academic services librarian at Kansas State University Libraries in Manhattan, Kansas.

Sofia Slutskaya has been appointed meta-data strategist at the Georgia Tech Library.

Jenay Solomon has been appointed diversity resident at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro.

Kendra Spahr has been appointed academic services librarian at Kansas State University Libraries in Manhattan, Kansas.

Jessica Venlet is assistant university archivist for Records Management and Electronic Records at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Library.

Karen Viars has been appointed Social Sciences librarian at the Georgia Tech Library.

Constance Wade is now circulation and user services librarian at the University of Iowa.

Shixing Wen is now associate university librarian for resources at the Old Dominion University Libraries.

Susan Wengler has joined Queensborough Community College-CUNY as head of reference.

Hannah Winkler Hamalainen has joined the University of New Hampshire as the Geospatial and Earth Sciences librarian.

Retirements

Jan Lee, academic librarian, has retired after 40 years of service as an academic librarian—39 years at Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas, and one year at Sterling College in Sterling, Kansas.

Sarah Michalak, university librarian and associate provost for university libraries at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC), will retire December 31, 2016. Michalak has been UNC’s library director since 2004. Before joining to UNC, Michalak was director of the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah (1995–2004). In her 46-year career in public academic libraries, she has also held positions at the University of Washington, the University of California-Riverside, and UCLA.

Laine Stambaugh, human resources librarian at the University of Oregon Libraries, has retired after nearly 29 years of service. She was originally hired as acquisition librarian in 1987, and moved to library human resources in early 1988. She was professionally active in ALA/LLAMA staff development and diversity committees, and chaired LLAMA’s Human Resources Section (2012–13).

Deaths

Awilda Reyes, government and maps librarian at West Chester University (WCU) since 2005, has died. Reyes had previously worked at Cheyney University. She was involved in many international campus activities and with the local community and outreach scholarship programs for the Business and Finance Division of the Special Libraries Association. She was an initiator for the Knowledge Crossing Borders conference with Costa Rica, and was involved in activities with the Association of Third World Studies as well as other WCU library projects in Latin America. She coauthored the International Business Research Strategies and Resources with Esther Gil.

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