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Denise Shorey has been appointed director of the Schmidt Library at York College of Pennsylvania.

Keith G. Webster has been appointed dean of libraries at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Webster holds the rank of principal librarian and has a courtesy academic appointment at the H. John Heinz III College of Public Policy and Management. Prior to his appointment at CMU, Webster was vice president and director of academic relations and strategy for the global publishing company John Wiley and Sons. He was formerly dean of libraries and university librarian at the University of Queensland in Australia. His prior positions include university librarian at Victoria University in New Zealand, and head of information rights at HM Treasury, London, United Kingdom. Webster has been an active participant in professional activities and currently serves on the board of directors of the National Information Standards Organization. Previous posts include chair of the editorial board for the Australian Library Journal; vice president of the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa; treasurer of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals; and secretary of the Institute of Information Scientists.

John Wenzler has been appointed university librarian at the California State University-East Bay.

John Wenzler

Megan Atkinson has been appointed manuscripts processing archivist in the Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge Libraries Special Collections.

Damon Campbell has been appointed acquisitions librarian at the University of Oregon Libraries.

Beth Canzoneri is now reference/instruction librarian at the University of Idaho Library.

Alex Carroll has joined the University of Maryland Libraries as agricultural and natural resources librarian.

Thuy Vo Dang has been appointed archivist for the Southeast Asian Archives and regional history at the University of California-Irvine Libraries.

Ian Demsky is now Web content strategist in the User Experience Department at the University of Michigan Library.

Sarah Espinosa has been hired for a two-year appointment as residency librarian for diversity and innovation at the Albert S. Cook Library at Towson University.

Amanda Foster has been named instruction librarian at Wake Forest University’s Z. Smith Reynolds Library.

Emily P. Frank has been appointed as instructional technologies librarian for Louisiana State University Libraries.

Annie Gaines has been appointed scholarly communications librarian at the University of Idaho Library.

Melissa Goertzen is now e-book program development librarian in Collection Development at Columbia University.

Hope Grebner has been named project archivist in the Office of University Archives and Records Management at Indiana University-Bloomington.

Karen Grigg has been appointed science librarian at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro’s University Libraries.

Tim Hackman is now head of research sharing and access services at the University of Maryland Libraries.

Pat Hawthorne has been named as the University of Oklahoma Libraries’ associate dean for exploration and engagement.

John Jackson is now reference and instruction librarian for the Whittier College Wardman Library in Whittier, California.

Alexandra Janvey is now library assistant in the Digital Initiatives and Art Image Library at Long Island University.

Marieka Kaye has been named conservation librarian/book conservator in the Preservation and Conservation unit at the University of Michigan Library.

Kristina Keogh is now head of the Fine Arts Library at Indiana University-Bloomington.

Jessica Lacher-Feldman has been appointed head of special collections for Lousiana State University Libraries.

Spencer Lamm has been appointed manager of discover systems at Drexel University Libraries.

Yelena Luckert is now head of research services at the University of Maryland Libraries.

Emilee Mathews has been appointed research librarian for Visual Arts at the University of California-Irvine Libraries.

Jessica Mlotkowski has been appointed project librarian for the NEH-funded project “Free People of Color: Revealing an Unknown Past” at Louisiana State University.

Margaret “Marty” Miller has been appointed as art and design librarian with Louisiana State University Libraries.

Carrie Moran is now Osceola regional librarian at the University of Central Florida Libraries.

Jennifer Motszko has been appointed manuscript archivist librarian at the University Libraries at University of North Carolina-Greensboro.

Anna Perricci is the Web archiving project librarian at Columbia University.

John Renaud has been appointed assistant university librarian for research resources at the University of California-Irvine Libraries.

Chelcie Rowell has joined Wake Forest University’s Z. Smith Reynolds Library as digital initiatives librarian.

Margaret Smithglass is now the Built Works Registry Project librarian at Columbia University Libraries.

Mark D. Winek has been appointed electronic resources librarian for the Joseph Mark Lauinger Library at Georgetown University.


Mary Jane Brustman has retired after 30 years at the University at Albany-SUNY (UAlbany), Libraries. Brustman began her career at the UAlbany as a subject bibliographer and subsequently served as head of the Dewey Graduate Library. For the past five years, she has been the associate director for public services. Prior to coming to the university in 1983, she was a reference librarian at the University of New Hampshire. Brustman founded the ACRL Criminal Justice/Criminology Discussion Group and held leadership positions in the ACRL Education and Behavioral Sciences Section. She authored journal articles and numerous book reviews and served as editor of the Criminal Justice section of Resources for College Libraries.

Nancy J. Young, reference librarian and professor at the University of Idaho, has retired after 15 years of service. She was the library’s Social Sciences liaison to the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences. In 2000, Young was one of the team of faculty, librarians, and information technologists that integrated information literacy and technology into the interdisciplinary freshman core classes as part of an Idaho State Board of Education grant.

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