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New Appointments

Kate Becker
Conservation Technician (March)
Cabot Science Library
Harvard College Library

Kate Becker, a former student employee in the conservation laboratory in Widener, is responsible for monitoring the overall preservation needs of the Cabot Science collection as well as for performing minor and intermediate book and paper conservation treatments, overseeing end processing, and managing binding.

Nancy Bojan
Staff Assistant (November)
Collection Development
Widener Library
Harvard College Library

Nancy Bojan previously worked at the Massachusetts State Law Library and at ZDNet/CNet, a technology information web site. She earned her BA in political science from Boston University.

David Bottorff
Stacks Shelving Assistant (November)
Widener Library
Harvard College Library

David Bottorff is a Harvard graduate who, during his four undergraduate years, served as a stacks assistant and student supervisor. For the last two summers, he has worked full-time for the Stacks Division as a casual employee. Recently, he received his master's degree and is currently working toward his PhD in English.

Douglas Campbell
Cataloger (October)
Spanish/Portuguese Division
HCL Technical Services
Harvard College Library

Douglas Campbell has worked in the Spanish/Portuguese acquisitions unit for several years. He completed his library degree at Simmons in 1999 and also holds two degrees in economics: a BA from Concordia University and an MA from McMaster University. His previous library experience was at McGill University and the Canadian Center for Architecture in Montreal. He has also worked in Madrid, teaching English.

Paula Carter
Writer/Electronic Media Specialist (October)
Communications
Harvard College Library

Paula Carter graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelor's degree in English and rhetoric and a minor in French. She spent a year abroad studying at the Sorbonne. As a student, Carter worked as a reporter for a local newspaper chain and, in her senior year, served as an assistant editor for a publishing company. She has also worked as a library assistant in the University of Illinois Modern Language and Linguistic Library.

Elizabeth Do
Library Assistant (October)
Periodicals Division of Access Services
Widener Library
Harvard College Library

Elizabeth Do has worked at the Boston Public Library and the Madison (Wisconsin) Public Library. She is completing a bachelor's degree in English at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Audrey Huff
Stacks Shelving Assistant (November)
Stacks Division
Widener Library
Harvard College Library

A former casual employee in the Stacks Division, Audrey Huff was promoted to student supervisor and remained in that position until November. She expects to receive her undergraduate degree this spring from the Harvard Extension School.

Barbara Ives
Staff Assistant (November)
Information Technology Services
Harvard College Library

Barbara Ives, who is currently enrolled in a master's program at Harvard Divinity School, earned her undergraduate degree from the Harvard Extension School in 1995. For the last four years, she has worked as a staff assistant at the Harvard University Library Office for Information Systems.

Suzanne Kriegsman
Library Digital Initiative Grant Projects Manager (December)
Office for Information Systems
Harvard University Library

Suzanne Kriegsman comes to Harvard from the Colorado Digitization Project-a non-profit organization that advises museums, libraries, archives, and historical societies on collaborative digitization projects—where she was the operations coordinator. She is the former digital image cataloging editor for the Denver Public Library and the former director of electronic search and retrieval systems for Stock Imagery, LLC. She is a certified archivist, who received her MSLIS, with a concentration in archives management from the Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science. She has a bachelor's degree in English from Alfred University.

Jean Lenville
Head of Serial Records (December)
Access Services
Widener Library
Harvard College Library

Jean Lenville arrived from the University of Richmond where she was head of bibliographic access services (supervising cataloging, acquisitions, and serials) and where she previously served as serials librarian and acting co-head of technical services. She has held positions at George Mason University, Boston College Law Library, Loyola Law Library, and the Athenaeum of Philadelphia. Lenville received her BS in speech from Emerson College and her MSLIS from Simmons.

Richard Lopez
Assistant Head of Stacks Division (October)
Widener Library
Harvard College Library

Most recently, Richard Lopez has served Widener as renovation assistant. Before coming to HCL, he worked as a library technician in the Boston University Science and Engineering Library. He graduated from Harvard in 1999 with an AB in history, and he is currently furthering his education at Harvard.

Jindra Miller
Technical Services Librarian (January)
Cabot Science Library
Harvard College Library

Jindra Miller previously worked as an acquisition workflow coordinator in Cabot Science Library and as a microcomputer specialist and library assistant in Widener's Slavic Division. She assists in collection development and IT.

Humberto Oliveira
Preservation Assistant (December)
Tozzer Library
Harvard College Library

Humberto Oliveira comes to Tozzer Library from the Conservation Division of Preservation & Imaging Services in Widener.

Steven Riel
Preservation Cataloger and
Projects Manager (December)
Weissman Preservation Center
Harvard University Library

Steven Riel has served as technical services librarian of the Botany Libraries since 1999; prior to that, he was a senior serials cataloger in the HUL CONSER Office. He worked at the Amherst College Library (1990-93) and as head of copy cataloging in the Harvard College Library. He currently serves as cochair of the Subject and Bibliographic Access Committee of the Association of College and Research Libraries' Science and Technology Section, and as cochair of HUL's Cataloging Discussion Group. Steven reviews poetry for several publications and has a second volume of his own work due to be published soon.

Lesley Schoenfeld
Library Assistant (October)
Phillips Reading Room
Widener Library
Harvard College Library

Lesley Schoenfeld is a former teaching assistant for the Concord Area Special Education Collaborative. She worked recently as a temporary employee in HCL Human Resource Services and holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Macalester College.

Andrea Schulman
Collection Development Librarian (December)
Baker Library
Harvard Business School

Andrea Schulman joined the Baker Library in 1996. Since then she has produced significant web sites and contributed to the development of Baker Library's services and collections in a number of ways: as subject specialist in entrepreneurship and service management and in technology and operations management, as a participant in the editorial work of HBS Working Knowledge, and as a member of the Serials Review Committee. She introduced Media Metrix databases and managed the renewal of our Forrester Research contract. Her work with HBS faculty, her experience as manager of customized research services at Digital Equipment, and her reference work at Widener Library and Baker, have given her a solid understanding of the nature of research and the collections required to support it. She has an MBA from Simmons Graduate School of Management and an MSLS from Columbia University.

Sallyann Shumilla
Technical Services Assistant (March)
Cabot Science Library
Harvard College Library

Sallyann Shumilla is a former shift supervisor for the Harvard Depository Push Project in Widener. Now, she is responsible for copy cataloging, acquisitions, serial check-in, and coordination of electronic reserves.

Dianne Stronach
Manager of Production Operations (November)
Office for Information Systems
Harvard University Library

Dianne Stronach brings extensive experience as a technical project leader, business systems analyst, programmer, and educator to the Office for Information Systems. She is the former IT manager at CVSI, Inc., and was an adjunct professor at Stonehill College. She has a BA from Colby College and an MBA from Boston College.

Brenna Wells
Staff Assistant (October)
Office of the Librarian
Harvard College Library

Brenna Wells has a master's degree in vocal performance from the Longy School of Music, where she worked as front desk receptionist and assistant to the director of preparatory studies. She earned her bachelor's degree in vocal performance from Western Washington University.

Edward Wright
Technical Services Assistant (September)
Cabot Science Library
Harvard College Library

Edward Wright recently completed his undergraduate degree at the Harvard Extension School. He comes to Cabot Library following positions at the MIT Center for Space Research, the law firm of Nutter McClennen & Fish, and the educational foundation, Facing History.

Yuelin Zhu
Circulation Desk Evening Supervisor (October)
Monroe C. Gutman Library
Harvard Graduate School of Education

In June, Yuelin Zhu received his Harvard PhD in the history of science. He has a BS in theoretical physics from Xiangtan University and an MA in the philosophy of science from the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He has worked as a casual assistant for many years at Gutman Library.

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