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New Appointments

Paul Aloisio
Systems Librarian (July)
Office for Information Systems Harvard University Library

Prior to joining the Office for Information Systems, Paul Aloisio was the manager of information technology at Simmons College, Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS). He also worked part-time as a reference librarian at Brookline Public Library. He holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Tufts University and a master's degree in library and information science from the Simmons GSLIS. In 2000, he was named "Student Member of the Year" for the New England Chapter of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (NEASIST).

Cynthia Churchwell
Business Information Librarian (August)
Business Information Services Center
Baker Library
Harvard Business School

Cynthia Churchwell comes to Baker Library from the University of Missouri—Kansas City. There, she served as the business reference librarian and, previously, as the social sciences reference librarian. Cynthia Churchwell holds a BS in accounting from Florida A&M, an MSLIS from Clark Atlanta University, and an MBA from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Julie K. Doyle
Staff Assistant (July)
Office of Human Resource Services
Harvard College Library

Julie Doyle is the new staff assistant in the HCL Human Resource Services office. She is a recent graduate of the University of Massachusetts—Amherst, where she received a BA in sociology.

Anna Dunavin
Staff Assistant (July)
Office of the Librarian
Harvard College Library

Anna Dunavin comes to the Harvard College Library from MIT, where she has been working as an office assistant at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. She received her BA in European studies from Brigham Young University.

Michael Feeney
Stacks Assistant (August)
Harvard University Archives
Harvard University Library

In June 2001, Michael Feeney graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth with a bachelor's degree in history. He completed internships at the Office of Presidential Materials, National Archives in Washington, DC, and at the Barnstable District Court Probation Department in Barnstable, Massachusetts.

Donna Guerra
Curatorial Assistant—Archive of World Music (August)
Loeb Music Library
Harvard College Library

Donna Guerra studied social anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin, where she played a key role in developing the Latin American music collection in the undergraduate audiovisual library—and worked as a supervisor/clerk in the Perry-Castaneda Library's public and technical services divisions. She spent a year in Peru at La Universidad Catolica in Lima. For the Archive of World Music, Guerra will have principal responsibility for acquisitions and invoices, routine selection of commercial recordings and videos, and access services for students, faculty, and researchers.

Nicole Hayes
Coordinator of Public Services (August)
Historical Collections
Baker Library
Harvard Business School

Nicole Hayes received her MA in American history, with a concentration in colonial history, from the College of William and Mary. Most recently, she was an independent consultant with several upstate New York museums, managing special events and public programming and producing exhibitions and publications. Previously, Nicole Hayes worked for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and for Bain & Company.

John B. Howard
Associate Director for Technology Development and Services (September)
Countway Library of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Dr. John B. Howard comes to the Countway Library with extensive experience in the Harvard University information environment, having served as the librarian for information technology in the Harvard College Library. In his crucial new role at Countway, he will be responsible for strategic planning and implemention of technology development that improves access to information for users and streamlines workflow within the library. He has management responsibility for the research unit and the systems unit and will work as a member of the Countway's Administrative Council to leverage technology in new applications that streamline the flow of information to specific user constituencies within the Harvard Medical School, the School of Public Health, and the School of Dental Medicine.

Peter J. Martel
Senior Human Resource Consultant (July)
Office of Human Resource Services
Harvard College Library

As a member of the HCL Human Resource Services staff, Peter Martel will lead the development and rollout of a new performance management system for the Harvard College Library. He will also manage the classification and compensation program and consult/collaborate with all levels of HCL on employee relations, management, and organizational issues. Peter Martel comes to HCL from Harvard's Financial Administration, where he served as director of organizational planning, management and training. He worked previously as director of human resources at Amherst College, and held similar positions for the North Kingstown School Department in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, and for North Shore Community College in Danvers. Martel earned his bachelor's degree in political science from Salem State College, his master's in higher education administration and supervision from Suffolk University, and his master of science in labor and industrial relations from the University of Rhode Island.

Emily R. Novak
Photograph Cataloger (September)
Schlesinger Library
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Emily Novak has joined the staff of the Schlesinger Library's Photo Access Project. She has an MLS from SUNY—Albany, and she comes to the Schlesinger from the Winthrop Group and WGBH.

Kathleen Sheehan
Instruction and Reference Library (July)
Lamont and Widener Libraries
Harvard College Library

Kathleen Sheehan joined the HCL staff from the Madeleine Clark Wallace Library at Wheaton College, where she served as reference librarian. Previously, Sheehan served as indexer and assistant editor of Anthropological Literature at Harvard's Tozzer Library. Earlier, she was library assistant in the Massachusetts Attorney General's office. Kathleen Sheehan earned her bachelor's degree in political science at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester and her master of science in library and information science from the Simmons GSLIS.

Bella Teverovsky
Senior Developer/Team Leader (July)
Office for Information Systems
Harvard University Library

Bella Teverovsky comes to Harvard from Polaroid Corporation. Bella brings over twenty years of experience in programming, analysis, database and system design, development, and project management. She holds a master's degree from Electrotechnical Institute of Leningrad, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Hartmut Tschauner
Assistant Editor/Indexer of Anthropological Literature (July)
Tozzer Library
Harvard College Library

For the past four years Hartmut Tschauner has been employed as a student indexing assistant for Anthropological Literature and also as IT coordinator and programmer for the Harvard's anthropology department-in which he earned his PhD in June. Tschauner earned a master's degree from the Reinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitšt. He was a special student at the National Autonomous University and National School of Anthropology in Mexico City, and he conducts archaeological fieldwork in Peru.

June Turner
Library Assistant (July)
Historical Collections
Baker Library
Harvard Business School

June Turner, a former casual employee in Baker's Business Information Services Center, has worked as a legal recruitment assistant at Goulston & Storrs and as an executive assistant for CERES.

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