the task force develop an action plan that promotes a new understanding of the
content and emerging functions that research libraries provide in the 21st
Century digital networked environment. Avery is Head of the University
College Libraries and Collection Development Coordinator for Commonwealth
Campus Libraries at Penn State University.
Karla Strieb currently the Assistant Executive Director for the program on
Transforming Research Libraries will become the Associate Director for
Collections, Technical Services and Scholarly Communications at the Ohio State
University Libraries (OSUL) on April 1, 2011. Strieb has served as Assistant
Executive Director for the Transforming Research Libraries program at ARL
since 2009, after leading ARL’s Scholarly Communication program beginning
in 2005.
Honors
Carol A. Mandel, Dean of the Division of Libraries at New York University and
ARL President, will receive the Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award in June 2011
at the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services Award Program
during the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. Mandel is being honored
for her leadership in shaping the future of academic libraries and as a “pioneer
in developing user-centered service models for both the physical and the virtual
library, based on assessment and research.”
Deanna Marcum, associate librarian for Library Services at the Library of
Congress, will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from North
Carolina State University. Dr. Marcum is being honored for her role in forging a
path to make our national library—and research libraries in general—as relevant
in the digital world as they have been in the print environment.
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