SILS Alumna, Emily Kader, New Rare Book Research Librarian at Wilson Library

January 6, 2014

Emily KaderThe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Kader (MSLS '13) as rare book research librarian at the Wilson Special Collections Library, effective January 1, 2014.

Kader provides on-site and virtual researcher services for the Rare Book Collection. She consults with researchers to identify relevant resources; helps faculty and instructors incorporate Rare Book Collection resources into classes and workshops; and creates research and access tools. She also assists the curator of rare books with acquisitions, donor relations, exhibitions and programming.

A recent graduate, Kader received her M.S.L.S. from UNC’s School of Information and Library Science (SILS) in December 2013. As a student, she was a Carolina Academic Library Associate (CALA), a competitive appointment administered jointly by the Library and the School.

She holds a B.A. in language and literature from the University of North Carolina at Asheville; an M.A. in English from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C.; and a Ph.D. in English from Emory University in Atlanta, where she was a teaching assistant, fellow and visiting assistant professor.