Alumnus Adam Rogers - New Emerging Technology Services Librarian at NCSU Libraries

January 26, 2012

Adam RogersAdam Rogers (MSLS '10), UNC at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science alumnus, has been appointed emerging technology services librarian at North Carolina State University (NCSU) Libraries effective Feb. 1, 2012.

"Rogers will develop and provide services for the NCSU Libraries’ technology-equipped learning spaces, including the Digital Media Lab, the Technology Sandbox, and the new learning spaces in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library," said Susan K. Nutter, vice provost and director of libraries at NCSU. "He will work closely with students and faculty to identify and meet their changing needs, promote awareness of the Libraries’ technology capabilities, and provide leadership for student-based, peer-to-peer instruction and learning services."

"I'm excited about this new opportunity, and delighted to continue working with my talented colleagues at the NCSU Libraries," said Rogers. "The opening of the NCSU's new Hunt Library will be a transformative step for NC State, one I'm glad to contribute to."

Rogers was selected for the NCSU Libraries Fellowship program in 2010. He has been assigned to the Learning Commons Services and Research Information Services where he has worked on a variety of public services and technology projects. In addition to other duties, he co-created an iPod touch-based scavenger hunt, an activity that orients students to the NCSU Libraries.

"Adam brings a passionate, user-centric approach to his work with new technologies," said David Woodbury (MSIS '09), director of Learning Commons Services. "We are very lucky to have Adam in this key role as part of the Hunt Library team."

While pursuing his master's degree at SILS, Rogers worked in the Southern Folklife Collection, the UNC School of Journalism’s Park Library and completed a field experience with Davis Reference. He was active in the local chapters of ASIS&T and the Progressive Librarians Guild and is a former Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Advanced Collaboratory (HASTAC) scholar, a group that was founded by researchers committed to inter-disciplinary information sharing. He was selected by the SILS faculty for the Outstanding Service to the School Award for 2009/2010.