In the fall 2006 issue of Update we announced six successful recent recruitments for new librarians. Four additional positions have since been filled in archives, acquisitions, education, French & Italian and Classics, and even more new staff are on the way.
Michelle Light is Archivist in Special Collections and Archives. She has two master's degrees from the University of Michigan, in Information (specializing in archives and records management) and History, as well as a B.A. from the University of Oregon. She comes to UCI from the University of Washington, having held previous positions at Northeastern and Yale. Her varied experience has made her expert in university archives, records management, management of born-digital archival materials, and digital library projects. Her record of professional accomplishment includes publications, frequent conference papers, and active leadership in the Society of American Archivists.
Contact Michelle Light in Special Collections and Archives at email@example.com or x47193.
Head of Acquisitions
Keith Powell became Head of Acquisitions in November. He holds an M.A. in History from UC Santa Barbara and an M.S.I.S. from the University of Tennessee. His experience includes eleven years in acquisitions and serials at UCSB, four years at Alabama State University, and the last five years as Regional Sales Manager with Ambassador Books & Media, a materials vendor to academic libraries. Powell’s wide experience provides him with a broad perspective on the dynamic world of acquisitions in the academic library setting.
Contact Keith Powell in the Acquisitions Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or x48704.
Dana Scott Peterman
Dana Scott Peterman joins UCI as Research Librarian for Education. He holds two master’s degrees from UCLA: an M.A. in Education and an M.L.I.S. from the Department of Library and Information Science. From 2003 to 2006 he was Social Science Librarian for Psychology and Education and Coordinator of Access Services for the Social Science Libraries and Information Services at Yale, prior to which he worked at the ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges at UCLA.
Dana Peterman can be reached in the Langson Library Reference Department at email@example.com or x40607.
French & Italian and Classics
Kristin Andrews has been appointed Research Librarian for French & Italian and Classics. She holds an M.L.S. from the University of North Carolina and a B.A. with a dual major in French and Classical Studies from Hamilton College. Andrews also has a Certificat pratique de Langue française, earned during a junior year abroad program in France. Her previous positions were at the University of North Carolina.
Kristin Andrews can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or x44344.
Recruitment of Librarians Continues
Mitchell Brown, Kay Collins, Jackie Dooley, Sylvia Irving, Kathryn Kjaer, Steve MacLeod, Julie Sully, Allison Tran, Christina Woo
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