November 26, 2015

Two High-Profile Library Bloggers Take on New Regional and National Roles

Peter Murray, the author of the Disruptive Library Technology Jester blog, recently moved from OhioLINK to regional library organization LYRASIS to become the assistant director for the LYRASIS Technology Services program.

Now comes word that Mary Minow, the founder of LibraryLaw Blog, was confirmed on September 29 by the U.S. Senate as a member of the National Museum and Library Services Board (NMLSB). She was officially appointed to the board this week.

The NMLSB advises the director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and, as LJ reported, that director could change in the next few months. The same day that Minow was confirmed, the White House announced that President Obama intended to nominate the city librarian for the Seattle Public Library, Susan Hildreth, as IMLS director.

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