November 23, 2017

Annette Bailey | Movers & Shakers 2013 — Tech Leaders

Xtra Help with LibX Vitals CURRENT POSITION Assistant Director for Electronic Resources and Emerging Technology Services Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University Libraries, Blacksburg DEGREE MLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001 FOLLOW libx.org Photo by Ron Wurzer/Getty Images for Library Journal Around Virginia Tech University Libraries, Annette Bailey is known for her “determination, drive, […]

Jason Paul Michel | Movers & Shakers 2013 — Tech Leaders

Experience Guy Vitals CURRENT POSITION User Experience Librarian, Department of Instruction and Emerging Technology Miami University Libraries, Oxford, OH DEGREE MLIS, Simmons College, Boston, 2007 FOOT RACE Started running two years ago and is “nerding out on it”; ran a marathon and is training for an ultramarathon FOLLOW @jpmichel; @miamiulibraries; www.lib.miamioh.edu/news_and_notes Photo by Jeffrey Sabo, […]

Rebecca Zarazan Dunn | Movers & Shakers 2013 — Community Builders

One Book…for 2,500 Kids Vitals CURRENT POSITION Youth Services Librarian Assistant Lawrence Public Library, KS DEGREE Bachelor of General Studies, University of Kansas, 2005 READ ACROSS LAWRENCE FOR KIDS www.lawrence.lib.ks.us/news-events/read-across-lawrence; www.alsc.ala.org/blog/2012/10/sharing-one-story-read-across-lawrence-for-kids CONTRIBUTOR www.libraryasincubatorproject.org FOLLOW @rebeccazdunn; www.sturdyforcommonthings.com Photo by Ron Wurzer/Getty Images for Library Journal For a decade, the Lawrence Public Library (LPL) has gotten the […]

Christy Aguirre | Movers & Shakers 2013 — Community Builders

Literacy Legacy Vitals CURRENT POSITION Branch Supervisor Southgate Branch, Sacramento Public Library, CA DEGREE MLIS, San José State University, CA, 2005 FOLLOW www.saclibrary.org/Services/Adult-Literacy; www.saclibrary.org/Locations/Southgate Thanks to branch supervisor Christy Aguirre, the Southgate Branch of the Sacramento Public Library (SPL), located in a poor neighborhood known for gang-related violence, has become a literacy-promoting safe space. Almost […]

Naomi House | Movers & Shakers 2013 — Community Builders

Career Conjurer Vitals CURRENT POSITION INALJ Editor, Publisher, and Founder; Reference and Acquisitions Librarian, CSTI/Census Bureau Library, Suitland, MD INALJ (I Need A Library Job), Hyattsville, MD DEGREE MLIS, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 2011 KUDOS From the site’s late 2010 launch to December 31, 2012, 720-plus visitors have found information jobs via INALJ.com FUN […]

Jessica Hernandez | Movers & Shakers 2013 — Community Builders

Networking Queen Vitals CURRENT POSITION Program Analyst, Office of Science & Engineering Laboratories U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD DEGREE MS, Educational Technology, University of Arizona South, Sierra Vista, 2011; MIRLS, University of Arizona, Tucson, 2009 FOLLOW newfedsinfo.wordpress.com; about.me/jessica.hernandez; www.loc.gov/flicc/about/FLICC_WGs/newfeds.html Photo by Stanford Barouh Many new library professionals are pushing the boundaries of […]

Richard Lyda | Movers & Shakers 2013 — Community Builders

Driving Force Vitals CURRENT POSITION Outreach Services Librarian Arapahoe Library District, Centennial, CO DEGREE MLIS, University of Denver, 2008 FOLLOW www.arapahoelibraries.org Photo by Jim Larimer When mobile services librarian Richard Lyda started work at Arapahoe Library District in 2008, the bookmobile had just died. This pushed him into the fast lane. He used data and […]

Lydia Willoughby | Movers & Shakers 2013 — Community Builders

Words into Deeds Vitals CURRENT POSITION Reference Librarian and VP, Vermont Public Library Association Vermont Technical College, Randolph Center DEGREES MSLIS, Palmer School/Long Island University, Brookville, NY, 2011; MA, English Literature, University of Montana, Missoula, 2006 ADVOCACY rurallibrariansunite.org; www.literacyforincarceratedteens.org FOLLOW @willoughbrarian; lexsleuther.wordpress.com Photo by Daisy Benson Tackling huge professional challenges has become something of a […]

Kate Tkacik | Movers & Shakers 2013 — Community Builders

Tumblarian No. 1 Vitals CURRENT POSITION Research Analyst Bank Of Montreal Business Research Group DEGREE MLIS, Dominican University, River Forest, IL, 2012 FUN FACT Played rugby in college FOLLOW thelifeguardlibrarian.tumblr.com; @lifegdlibrarian; dearlibrary.tumblr.com Photo by Ron Wurzer/Getty Images for Library Journal While still in graduate school, Kate Tkacik, now a research analyst at Bank of Montreal, […]

Soraia Magalhães | Movers & Shakers 2013 — Advocates

Abre Biblioteca! Vitals CURRENT POSITION Librarian Center For Studies And Research Of The Amazon (nepeCAB) DEGREE MLS, Universidade Federal do Amazonas, 2000 FOLLOW, VISIT, LEARN cazadoresdebiblioteca.blogspot.com.br; www.institutolerparacrescer.org/2012/11/iii-barco-do-ler-para-crescer.html; biblioo.info Photo by Sebastião Alves The Amazon State Public Library, in Manaus, Brazil, closed in 2007 for renovation. Five years later, it was still closed. So was the […]