Angela Bardeen is the Social Sciences Reference Librarian in the Davis Library Reference Department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received a B.A. in Psychology from Bard College and her M.S.L.S. from UNC at Chapel Hill. Before returning to Carolina, Angela worked in Distance and Instructional Services at Nova Southeastern University. firstname.lastname@example.org
Todd Barlow designs and evaluates user interfaces for enterprise software at SAS. Prior to working at SAS, he worked as a consultant designing and evaluating interfaces for consumer electronics, weapon systems, and telecommunication software. He holds a B.S.I.D from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a B.A. from the University of Maryland, and M.S from Rensslaer Polytechnic Institute, and a Ph.D. in psychology from North Carolina State University. email@example.com
Tamika Barnes has a B.A. in Biology from UNC at Chapel Hill and a MLS from North Carolina Central University. She is currently director of the EPA Library in Research Triangle Park, NC. Previously she was head of reference and information literacy at North Carolina A&T State University and the Engineering Services Librarian at North Carolina State University. She has held elected positions at both the local and national level of SLA, ACRL and ALA. firstname.lastname@example.org
JJ Bauer is the Visual Resources Curator for the Art Department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is on the undergraduate faculty in the department, where she teaches classes in modern decorative arts, architecture and film. She has a Ph.D. in Art History from UNC-Chapel Hill and an M.A. in Art History from Pennsylvania State University. email@example.com
Joan Boone has a B.S. in Mathematics and a M.S. in Applied Science from the College of William and Mary in Virginia, as well as a M.S. in Computer Science from UNC at Chapel Hill.
She recently retired from IBM as a Senior Software Engineer where she spent her career in the software labs developing networking middleware and mobile applications. Prior to joining IBM she worked on various software projects for the FAA and NASA's Space Shuttle program. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jamie Bradway is the Preservation Librarian and chair of the Digitization and Digital Curation committee at North Carolina State University Libraries. He's served in several preservation roles at NCSU since 2002, including commercial binding, shelf preparation, conservation, and digital reformatting. He has an MLS from North Carolina Central University.email@example.com
Matthew S. Brody serves as Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources at UNC-Chapel Hill. Specific responsibilities include oversight of OHR's Employment and Staffing Classification and Compensation, and HR Administration and Systems Departments as well as the University's personnel programs for non-faculty research, instructional, and executive staff exempt from the State Personnel Act. Matt joined Carolina in 2002; prior to his current position, he served as Assistant Provost for Academic Personnel and previously as a Senior Director in OHR. Prior to UNC-Chapel Hill, Matt was employed as a Senior Project Manager and IT Discovery Process Co-Leader at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and has also held various management-level positions at Duke University in the Department of Public Safety and the Office of Human Resources. Matt holds a B.S. in Information Systems Management and a M.S. in Management from the University of Maryland University College and holds joint appointments as Adjunct Professor of Practice at UNC-Chapel Hill's School of Information and Library Science and in the Public Health Leadership Program at the Gillings School of Global Public Health. firstname.lastname@example.org
Meg Brown is Special Collections Conservator and the Exhibits Coordinator for Duke University Libraries. Meg has a MLIS from the University of Texas at Austin with a Certificate in Advanced Study in Conservation of Library and Archives Materials. She completed internships at the Library of Congress, Yale University Libraries, and the Harry Ransom Humanities Resource Center of the University of Texas. Prior to Duke, Meg was the Collections Conservator at North Carolina State University, and at the University of Kansas Libraries. email@example.com
Jeff Campbell is the Integrated Library System Administrator at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Jeff's interests include emerging trends and technologies in Integrated Library Systems, faceted discovery tools and the Open Source ILS movement. Jeff is very active regionally and nationally in Integrated Library System user groups and current serves on the Innovative Users Group Steering Committee and is the Secretary/Treasurer of the South Eastern Innovative Users Group. Jeff completed his MLS at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) in 1997 and his MIS at NCCU in 2002. firstname.lastname@example.org
Shauna Collier is the Stone Center Librarian for Black Culture and History and the subject librarian for African American Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill. She received a B.A. in Marketing from Jackson State University and a Master of Information & Library Studies from the University of Alabama. Prior to coming to UNC she was the African American Studies librarian and the librarian for the Anacostia Community Museum with Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Other previous positions include a reference librarian with Live Oak Public Library in Savannah, Georgia, a records librarian for EPA Region IV, Atlanta, and archivist with The Herndon Home Museum in Atlanta. Her research interests include African American culture, family history, community history and the history of African American education. email@example.com
William Cross is the Director of the Copyright and Digital Scholarship Center at North Carolina State University where he provides advice and instruction to campus stakeholders on copyright, licensing, privacy, and contractual issues. As a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Will earned an M.A. in Technology & Communication, a J.D. in Law, and an M.S.L.S. in Library Science. Before joining the Copyright and Digital Scholarship Center Will worked in academic and law libraries, in constitutional litigation, and at the North Carolina Court of Appeals. He lectures nationally on free expression, copyright, and new methods of scholarly communication and has been published in law and library journals on topics ranging from the pedagogy of legal education for librarians to the First Amendment status of video games. firstname.lastname@example.org
Abe Crystal, Ph.D. is a co-founder of ruzuku, a startup that completed Triangle Startup Factory's accelerator program. Ruzuku provides a platform for the creation and marketing of online courses for self-improvement and life-long learning. Courses feature leading authors, speakers, and coaches, such as TED speaker Susan Cain (author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts). Ruzuku has hosted over 1,300 courses serving nearly 10,000 students, generating $750,000+ in earnings for experts. Abe earned his Ph.D. at UNC-Chapel Hill, School of Information and Library Science. email@example.com
Jacqueline Dean is the Manuscripts Processing Coordinator in the Special Collections Technical Services Department at The Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received a B. A. in English and her M.S.LS from UNC-Chapel Hill. Jackie has worked at Harvard University's Houghton Library, at the Special Collections Research Center at North Carolina State University, and for North Carolina Exploring Cultural Heritage Online (NC ECHO). firstname.lastname@example.org
Joel Dunn holds a B.S. in business administration and an M.S. in computer science from UNC at Chapel Hill. He is currently Associate Vice Chancellor for Administrative Systems at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. In that role, he directs application development for enterprise-level systems as well as the enterprise data management team. Prior to this, he was a member of UNC at Chapel Hill's staff for over 20 years, as a programmer, manager, and eventually executive director of UNC at Chapel Hill's Administrative Information Systems department. Dunn also worked for MCNC as Director of Data Center Services. email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
David G. Ernsthausen is the Faculty Teaching and Research Support Librarian at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Kenan-Flagler Business School. He consults and instructs faculty and students in the selection and efficient use of resources that are most likely to provide useful information for their research and instruction needs. He also guest lectures for classes in the MBA and Bachelor's degree programs on library and research resources available to students at UNC at Chapel Hill. David has worked at the Kenan-Flagler Business School since 1997. Prior to 1997 he worked for 7 years as a reference librarian in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University. David has an MBA from the Babcock Graduate School of Management at Wake Forest University and a Master of Library Science degree from Indiana University. With Rita W. Moss, he is the co-author of the 3rd edition of Strauss's Handbook of Business Information: A Guide for Librarians, Students and Researchers and a regular reviewer for CHOICE. David_Ernsthausen@unc.edu
Heather Gendron is the Art Librarian at UNC Chapel Hill's Sloane Art Library. Prior to coming to UNC, she was Head of the Art and Architecture Library at Virginia Tech. She has also worked for the American Craft Council and the Metropolitan Museum of Art research libraries. She has served on the Board of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) and is currently Chair of the ARLIS/NA Education Sub-Committee. Her scholarly interests include the professional development and education of art information professionals, and the information needs of professional artists and designers. She holds a BFA in Visual Arts from Purchase College and an MLIS from The University of Texas at Austin. email@example.com
Wanda Gunther is the Authority Control and Database Management Librarian in the Academic Affairs Libraries at UNC-CH. She has served as Authority Control Librarian since 2005; the role of Database Management Librarian was added to her responsibilities in 2008. She has worked in the Technical Services Department since 1996. firstname.lastname@example.org
Chad Haefele is the Emerging Technologies Librarian and Computer Science subject specialist in the University Libraries at UNC-Chapel Hill. He received his MLS from the University of Pittsburgh, and a B.S. in Computer Information Systems from Grove City College. Before coming to UNC, he was a reference librarian at the University of Alabama-Huntsville. His research interests include mobile devices, ebook readers, and the impact of new technologies on library email@example.com
Caroline Keizer is the Lead North Caroliniana Specialist Cataloger for the North Carolina Collection in Wilson Library. She has been a cataloger at that unit since 1999. firstname.lastname@example.org
Joni Keller has worked with Jim Gogan in UNC's ITS-Networking group since 1997. She is a native of Chapel Hill, and has been part of UNC since 1988. Dr. Keller received her B.S. Physics from UNC in 1991, M.S. Physics from Penn State in 1993, and Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering in 2004 on "Network Service Management: Preparing the Internet for Telemedicine." email@example.com
Emily King is the Coordinator of E-Learning Services for the University Library at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her work focuses on coordinating subject librarians, faculty and other campus groups to integrate high-quality research materials and library services into the online classroom and other virtual learning environments. She serves as a member of the user experience team that is committee to creating transformative learning and research experiences for UNC Libraries' patrons. Her research interest include creating new learning models that take advantage of emerging technologies, best practices in designing online environments, and open education. Emily King received her AB in Education and History form UNC-Chapel Hill in 2001 and her Master of Science in Library Science degree from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2008.
Geraldine Larson is a 1978 masters graduate of SILS. Gerry served as a Media Coordinator in the Durham Public Schools from 1980 until her retirement in 2010. During the fall semester of 2012 she will be assisting Sandra Hughes-Hassell with coordination of the Field Experience program involving 14 SILS students interning in local public school media centers. Gerry is a North Carolina native, a graduate of Duke University, a former English and Social Studies teacher and a National Board Certified librarian. She has written young adult book reviews for School Library Journal for over 20 years. Gerry lives in Durham with her fellow librarian husband, Ray, and has three adult children pursuing careers in teaching, medicine and environmental issues.
Charles B. McNamara was formerly the Curator of Rare Books for the Academic Affairs Library at UNC at Chapel Hill. Before that, he served as the Associate Rare Book Librarian and Curator of the Arthur Dean Collections of French History and Literature at Cornell University and Rare Books Cataloger for the University of Rochester Libraries. Professor McNamara has an M.S.L.S. from Columbia University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in French and European history from Fordham University. firstname.lastname@example.org
Lokman Meho received his Ph.D. from SILS in 2001. After three years as an Assistant Professor at the University of Albany, he joined the School of Library and Information Science at Indiana University Bloomington. In 2009, he moved to Lebanon to assume the role of University Librarian at the American University of Beirut. Dr. Meho has taught over 15 years in the areas of reference, evaluation of library sources ans services, and database searching. His research interests include us of bibliometrics and scientometrics in assessing research quality and productivity and examining intellectual impact and trade among scholars, journals, disciplines, institutions, and countries. He uses bibliometric ans scientometric tools and methods in library collection development and management, too. For more information, please see: http://staff.aub.edu.lb/~lmeho/
Anne L. Morisseau, Associate Director, Collaboration Change Management at Bristol-Myers Squibb and certified change management professional (ProSci), co-leads a team implementing and sustaining change management to support a corporate initiative around collaboration and personal productivity. She also currently serves as an adjunct faculty member at UNC-Chapel Hill, School of Information and Library Science (1999-present). Previously at BMS, she was Associate Director of Communication & Learning Solutions providing learning strategies, communications planning, implementation, preforming needs assessments and monitoring information needs across R&D. Formally, Ms. Morisseau was Manager Information Education at GlaxoSmithKline, providing instructor-led training and e-learning on information management products and services for knowledge workers. She was also Information Analyst for Glaxo Wellcome in Commercial Information providing information analysis on biopharma companies and social issues. Previously, Ms. Morisseau was a Training Consultant at Dialog Corporate for eight years. She has also served as an independent consultant in the information industry, adjunct faculty member of the School of Library and Information Science at Catholic University of America and Chair of the Pharmaceutical & Health Technology Division of SLA. Ms. Morisseau's areas of expertise include change management, learning, communications, user engagement and information analysis. email@example.com
Rita Moss is Business/Economics Librarian and Head of the Reference Desk Section in Davis Library. In this position she conducts research for faulty and students as well as business people outside the university system. As Head of the Desk section she hires and trains graduate students, supervises professional subject librarians and schedules all desk coverage. Rita has both undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of North Wales, United Kingdom as well as an MSLS from UNC at Chapel Hill. Rita is active in ALA, this year chairing the Academic BRASS Committee, is a member of the AFL-CIO Advisory Committee and the Endowment Committee of NCLA. She is also an advisory board member for Princeton University Press. Rita teaches several one day workshops on Business Resources each year for SoliNet. She contributes bi-monthly articles to the Gale Business Newsletter and is the author of Strauss's Handbook of Business Information (2004). firstname.lastname@example.org
Angela Myatt is Liaison Librarian to the School of Medicine at The University of Texas, Health Science Center,San Antonio. In addition she is a faculty instructor at the annual Dartmouth Institute: Supporting Clinical Care: An Institute in EBM Practice for Medical Librarians. She has extensive experience teaching evidence based principles and practice to faculty, residents and students in many different settings. Since she has been at the Health Sciences Center, Angela has continued her interest in integrating EBM into the curriculum, pioneering instruction on the principles of EBM and literature searching for second year medical students. Angela’s research interests include Problem Based Learning, MeSH database searching, curriculum management systems, integration of EBM into medical school curricula and the efficacy of point-of-care searching tools. email@example.com
Tommy Nixon is Subject Librarian for Classics, Dramatic Art, and English/Comparative Literature in the Davis Library Research & Instructional Services Department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He, along with two former colleagues, was responsible for the Literature section of the eleventh edition of the Guide to Reference Books . Before returning to Carolina, Tommy worked in Reference in Sterling Memorial Library at Yale University. He received an A.B. in English and M.L.S. from UNC at Chapel Hill. firstname.lastname@example.org
Ruth Ann Palmquist has taught Human Inforamtion Interaction and also Research Methods at UNC at Chapel Hill as online courses. She holds an M.A. in library science from the University of Iowa and a Ph.D. in information transfer from Syracuse University. email@example.com
Michael Peper is the Librarian for Mathematics, Physics and Digital Services at Duke University Libraries where he heads the Natural Sciences and Engineering Section of the Research and Instructional Services Department. He received his Master of Science in Library Science from UNC-Chapel Hill and a B.A. in Political Science from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX. firstname.lastname@example.org
Beth L. Rowe is the Head of the Government Documents Section within Davis Library's Research & Instructional Services Department at UNC-Chapel Hill. She received a B.A. in Criminal Justice from the University of Georgia, in Athens, Georgia, a J.D. in Law from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, and a Master of Science in Library Science from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She is active in both the North Carolina Library Association's Government Documents Section as well as the American Library Association's Government Documents Roundtable. Beth is also the subject librarian for American Indian Studies and Aging. email@example.com
Jacquie Samples is the Electronic Serials Librarian at Duke University Libraries (Durham, NC) where she heads the Electronic Serials Section of the Electronic Resources and Serials Management department. Previously, Samples was Continuing & Electronic Resources Librarian at North Carolina State University Libraries (Raleigh, NC) where she lead the Continuing & Electronic Resources section of the Metadata & Cataloging Department. Samples also worked in the Acquisitions department at NC State as well as several staff positions at the University of Iowa. Samples has been active in ALA for several years, most notably serving on the MARC advisory committee (MARBI) from 2004-2008. Currently, she serves on the Association of Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Continuing Education Committee as technical support for webinars. She was a program participant in the ALA Emerging Leaders Institute in 2008 and currently serves on the Emerging Leaders Interest Group steering committee. She holds her B.S. from SUNY College at Brockport (with a major in English) and her M.A. in Library and Information Science from the University of Iowa. She can be contacted by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sara Sampson is Deputy Director of the Law Library and Clinical Assistant Professor of Law. Before arriving at UNC, She worked as the Head of Reference at Georgetown Law Library and a reference librarian at Ohio State University College of Law. She received both her J.D. and B.S. from Ohio State and her M.L.I.S from Kent State University. Her publications reflect her interest in political law, reference services, and teaching legal research. email@example.com
Connie Schardt is the Associate Director for Research & Education at the Medical Center Library at Duke University. She is a distinguished member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals, and holds a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.L.S. from San Jose State University. She has created several web-based tutorials to support the teaching of evidence-based medicine that are used by academic libraries across the country. She has published and presented number papers and workshops on hospital library standards, the JCAHO accreditation process, evidence-based medicine and distance education. firstname.lastname@example.org
Seth Shaw is the Electronic Records Archivist for Duke University Archives where he is responsible fore everything born-digital in both the University Archives & Special Collections. He received his Bachelors of Science in Information Systems from Brigham Young University - Idaho in 2005 and his Masters of Science in Information, Archives & Records Management from the University of Michigan's School of Information in 2007. While at Michigan he worded on the Polar Bear Expedition Website exploring new ways of providing Access to digitized collections and facilitating end-user engagement. Seth has taught workshops for the Society of North Carolina Archivists (SNCA), South Carolina Archivists Association (SCAA) and Society of American Archivists (SAA). He has also presented in sessions at SNCA, MAC and SAA. He is currently serving as SAA's Electronic Records Section Chair.
Tim Shearer is the head of the application development team in the systems department of the University Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His responsibilities include hiring and supervision, project management, communication, coordination across departments and libraries, and playing a leadership role in setting priorities, find and implementing solutions, and driving innovation. He completed his MSLS at UNC in 1997. His primary interest is in information systems infrastructure. He is also interested in technology as it serves both the public and staff as users. email@example.com
Michael Shoffner is a member of the Informatics group at RENCI, a UNC-based research institute that develops and deploys advanced technologies to enable research discoveries. His primary role is to lead medical informatics projects and assist collaborators with data-intensive research challenges using his background in software engineering. He also co-chairs the RENCI Data Working Group, which is an institute-wide group that advises on data strategy and investigates and develops data architectures for large scale research-based scientific data challenges. He is also a member of the SILS Metadata Research Center team, where he is involved with metadata related research projects. Previously he has been a technical architect, a member of an emerging technologies strategy group, and co-founder of an early area Internet technology consultancy with clients in the biomedical and education spaces. He co-authored one of the first trade books on the Java programming language and spearheaded the world's first online radio station firstname.lastname@example.org
Kevin Smith was hired as Duke University's first scholarly communications officer in 2006, and now serves as Director of the Office for Copyright and Scholarly Communications. One of his principal roles is to teach and advise faculty, administrators and students about copyright, intellectual property licensing and scholarly publishing. Kevin began his academic career with graduate studies in theology at Yale University and the University of Chicago, and then went into library work. He holds a Masters of Library Science from Kent State University and has worked as an academic librarian in both liberal arts colleges and specialized theological libraries. His strong interest in copyright law began in library school and he received a law degree from Capital University in 2005. Before moving to Duke, Kevin served as the Director of Pilgrim Library at Defiance College in Ohio, where he also taught Constitutional Law. He is admitted to the bar in Ohio and North Carolina. email@example.com
Jacqueline Solis is a reference and instructional services librarian and Coordinator of Liaison Services in the University Libraries at UNC-Chapel Hill. She received her MLS from Emporia State University and her B.A. in Romance Languages from the University of Oregon. Prior to UNC, she was the Outreach Librarian at California State University Northridge, a reference librarian at Burbank Public Library, and Research Librarian for Waggener Edstrom Worldwide. Her research interests include international librarianship, libraries in developing countries, and information literacy. firstname.lastname@example.org
Erin Stalberg is Head of Metadata & Cataloging at North Carolina State University Libraries (Raleigh, NC) where she leads a department responsible for the cataloging of materials of all formats and in all languages, both in MARC and in non-MARC schema. She has held previous positions as Head of Cataloging Services at the University of Virginia Library (Charlottesville, VA) and at Saint Joseph's University (Philadelphia, PA). Stalberg also served as the Librarian for Semester at Sea (spring 2007 voyage), a "unique international studies program which introduces undergraduate students to global and comparative studies by focusing on structural and societal places in the world today" (http://www.semesteratsea.org/). Stalberg currently chairs the Metadata Interest Group, part of the American Library Association (ALA), Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), and she serves as webmaster for the Women's Studies Section of ALA, Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). She is also a trainer for the Library of Congress/ALCTS program "Metadata Standards & Applications", in the series Cataloging for the 21st Century. She presents regularly on issues of cataloging management, integration of metadata initiatives into traditional cataloging departments, and training of support staff in non-MARC metadata creation. She holds her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College (with a major in Spanish) and her MLS from Drexel University. She can be contacted by email at email@example.com.
Matthew Turi is the Manuscripts Reference Librarian in the Manuscripts Department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to coming to UNC, he worked for the North Carolina State Historical Records Advisory Board. His scholarly interest focuses on scholarly use of manuscript and archival materials. He holds an MSLS from SILS. firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecca Vargha is Librarian, School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill since 2001. Her responsibilities as head of this library include collection development, staff supervision, liaison with departmental faculty and the central library, reference and research assistance, and facilities management. She is Faculty Advisor for the SLA Student Group at SILS, Chair-Elect of the Museums, ARts and Humanities Division of SLA and Archivist for the North Carolina SLA Chapter. Additionally, she is a Past President of the Special Libraries Association.
Before SILS she worked as Senior Research Specialist at Nortel Networks, where she partnered with clients globally to develop and deliver enhanced, value-added strategic information solutions through training, demonstrations and presentations. Prior to Nortel, she was an information analyst for SAS (a software company). Her career began as an assistant librarian at the National Humanities Center. Vargha holds a bachelor's degree in English from UNC-Chapel Hill and a master's degree in library science from North Carolina Central University. She is a member of Beta Phi Mu and won the Meritorious Achievement Award (1994) from the North Carolina SLA Chapter for making outstanding contributions to the profession and chapter. On October 31, 2008 she was awarded the Distinguished Alumna Award from North Carolina Central University. In May of 2012, she received UNC's Deborah Barreau Award for Teaching Excellence. The award recognizes faculty members (one full-time faculty member and one who teaches on a part-time basis), who are nominated by students within the school, for outstanding teaching. email@example.com
Meredith Weiss is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Business Services and Administration for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and holds a Ph.D. from SILS. She additionally holds a B.S. in Human Resources from the University of Delaware and M.B.A. and M.I.S. degrees from North Carolina Central University. Her academic interests include information technology management and leadership, evidence-based management, business analytics, human resources, and distance education. firstname.lastname@example.org
Steven Weiss is Curator of the Southern Folklife Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to coming to UNC, he was Assistant Head Librarian for CNN's Washington DC Bureau and an Archives technician for the Motion Picture, Sound and Video Branch of the National Archives and Records Administration. Mr. Weiss holds a Bachelor of Science in Audio Technology from The American University in Washington DC and a Master of Information and Library Studies from the University of Michigan. email@example.com