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Ann-Christe Galloway

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Anne Mackereth has been appointed director of library services at Northwestern Health Sciences University.

Katie Blank has joined the Marquette University Raynor Memorial Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives as electronic records manager.

Steve Brantley was appointed associate professor and head of reference services at the Mary J. Booth Library at Eastern Illinois University.

Athena Jackson has accepted the position of associate director of the Special Collections Library at the University of Michigan.

Elizabeth McCraw has been named special collections and humanities cataloger at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill’s Wilson Special Collections Library.

Mary Rieder has joined the Marquette University Raynor Memorial Libraries’ Resource Management team as coordinator of acquisition and discovery services.

Curtis Small Jr. has been appointed assistant librarian in the special collections department at the University of Delaware Library.

Denise Soufi is now Middle Eastern cataloger at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Library.

Steven Van Tuyl has been appointed data services librarian at Carnegie Mellon University.


Thomas “Tom” Arthur Stave has retired after a 34-year career at the University of Oregon Libraries. Stave served as head of the document center and subject liaison to the departments of International Studies and Planning, Public Policy, and Management. He was a founding member of the Documents Interest Group of Oregon. Stave was also a recipient of the 2007 ALA/GODORT Bernadine Abbot Hoduski Founders Award, recognizing documents librarians who have made significant contributions to the field of state, international, local, or federal documents.

Gloriana St. Clair has stepped down after 15 years as dean of Carnegie Mellon University Libraries. As dean emerita, she remains engaged with the university as the official liaison to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and director of the Olive Archive for Executable Content. Prior to her appointment at Carnegie Mellon, St. Clair held administrative library posts at Penn State University, Oregon State University, and Texas A&M University. She served as editor for three professional journals (College and Research Libraries, 1990–1996; Journal of Academic Librarianship, 1996–1999; and portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2000–52003). St. Clair was honored as ACRL’s Academic/Research Librarian of the Year in 2009. In 2012, Carnegie Mellon University made her an honorary alumna.


Hans E. Panofsky, 87, curator of the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies at Northwestern University (1959 to 1991) and (for two terms) chair of ACRL’s Asian, African and Middle Eastern Section, has died. He also served on the ARL Foreign Acquisitions Committee and was one of the founders of the Cooperative Africana Microform Project at the Center for Research Libraries.

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