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Andrea Baruzzi has been named biological sciences librarian at Princeton University Library.

Penny Beile has been appointed associate director for information services and scholarly communication at the University of Central Florida.

Annette Buckley has been named research librarian for business at the University of California-Irvine.

Jeffra Bussman is now science and Web services librarian at California State University-East Bay.

Michael Furlong has been named the Daytona State College regional librarian at the University of Central Florida.

Susan Gilman has been appointed access services and outreach librarian, Portland Library and Learning Commons, at the University of Oregon Libraries.

Peggy Gunnell is now the Sanford/Lake Mary regional librarian at the University of Central Florida Libraries.

Heather G. James has been appointed research and instructional services librarian at Marquette University’s Raynor Memorial Libraries.

Patricia “Patti” McCall has joined the reference services department faculty at the University of Central Florida Libraries.

Ian McCullough has been named assistant professor of bibliography, physical sciences librarian at the University of Akron.

Jennifer Mitchell has joined Louisiana State University Libraries’ faculty as head of manuscripts processing.

Meghan Musolff is the new special projects librarian for Library Information Technology and MPublishing at the University of Michigan Library.

Jeannette Pierce has been appointed director of the Klarchek Information Commons at Loyola University-Chicago.

Kelly Robinson is now reference librarian at the Universal Orlando Foundation Library of the Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida.

Meg Scharf has been appointed associate director for communications, public relations, and assessment at the University of Central Florida.

Elaine Smyth is now assistant dean of the Louisiana State University Libraries.

Michael Waugh is now systems librarian at the Louisiana State University Libraries.

Angelina Zaytsev is now HathiTrust special projects librarian in Library Information Technology and MPublishing at the University of Michigan Library.


Sherrie Bergman has retired as librarian of Bowdoin College, after 20 years of service. Bergman was named director of the Roger Williams College Library and later served as college librarian at Wheaton College in Massachusetts for 17 years before joining Bowdoin. In recognition of her dedication to the college, the Bowdoin College Alumni Council presented Bergman with the 2012 Alumni Service Award for Faculty and Staff. Under Bergman’s leadership, Bowdoin’s Hawthorne-Longfellow Library underwent a $6.4 million renovation (completed in 2005); collections grew to more than 1 million volumes; the George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections and Archives, and the Bowdoin Digital Commons were established; and the scope of the library’s offerings was expanded through shared library catalogs with Colby and Bates colleges, and the Maine InfoNet and NExpress consortia. Active professionally, Bergman’s ALA involvement included service as chairperson of ACRL’s College Libraries Section; president of ACRL-New England; ALA Councilor; cofounder of the LLAMA Women Administrators Discussion Group; membership on the Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship; planning committees for several ACRL conferences; and active participation in the College Library Directors Mentoring Program and the Dr. E. J. Josey Spectrum Scholar Mentor Program.

Sherrie Bergman

Cathy Miesse, assistant dean for technical services and outreach, has retired after 27 years of service to the Loyola University-Chicago Libraries. Miesse went to Loyola from Governors State University in July 1985, where she had been reference coordinator. At Loyola she was head of circulation and head of access services before assuming the position of assistant dean in 2006. Miesse is very active in ALA, especially with LLAMA, where she has held prominent positions on several committees. At Loyola she was responsible for the Friends of the Libraries Speaker Series, a mentoring program for new library faculty and staff, and the libraries’ annual celebration of faculty scholarship.

Joe L. Storey, associate director and head of Collections Support Services at the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Library, has retired after 33 years of service.

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