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Erica Titkemeyer has been appointed associate head of Repository Services at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Libraries. In this role, Titkemeyer will be coprincipal investigator for the University Libraries’ audiovisual sustainability grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and will provide overall leadership and management for the grant. Under the direction of the head of the Repository Services department, they will be responsible for the management of the Digital Production Center and the supervision of staff. Titkemeyer will also coordinate processes across departments for the request and fulfillment of collection reformatting—including in-house and vendor digitization—and will help create transparent processes for prioritization, fulfillment and reporting in support of the University Libraries’ strategic goals and Reckoning Initiative. Prior to this appointment, they were project director on the Extending the Reach of Southern Audiovisual Sources: Expansion grant and audiovisual conservator at the University Libraries at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Erica Titkemeyer

Erica Titkemeyer


Mandy Havert, head of Research Services and the graduate outreach and research services librarian for the Hesburgh Libraries at the University of Notre Dame, has died. Havert had been part of the Hesburgh Libraries family for 24 years. She started her career in public services in the Business Information Center (now the Mahaffey Business Library) and moved into positions in Information Technology. In 2007, she was appointed as a library faculty member and served as the head of monographic acquisitions. Most recently, Havert’s professional focus was on connecting people to resources, how organizations work, and how they can be improved through leadership development. She had a tremendous impact as a member of the Teaching Research and User Services program, particularly through her innovative work with The Graduate School as the graduate outreach and research services librarian. Havert was an original member of the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship and served as the center’s liaison for graduate students. Havert was a member of, and served in leadership and committee roles for, many professional organizations, including ACRL, the Academic Libraries of Indiana, the Indiana Library Federation, and the American Educational Research Association. She is a published author in several academic library journals.

Mandy Havert

Mandy Havert

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