November 28, 2015

Credo and Crowley Announce New Hires

Two companies that offer different services to the library community—online reference library company Credo Reference and scanning equipment maker and service provider The Crowley Company—announced new personnel this week.

Credo Reference reported that John Shawler will be the new solutions analyst in the company’s Boston office, working directly with Credo Reference libraries. He holds a master’s degree in electronic and digital library management from the University of Sheffield, UK. Deborah Harman has also been hired as international sales manager in Credo’s UK office, where she will be concentrating on UK-based academic libraries.

The Crowley Company named Bill Cunningham as director of operations for its conversion services bureau, which provides scanning services for papers, bound books, and other archive materials. Cunningham has 30 years of project management and information technology design and implementation experience, and is credentialed as a Certified Document Imaging Architect, according to the announcement. Crowley also has hired Ed Stracka as project manager and technical lead of its company division that is currently working on a Library of Congress digitization project.

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