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New Appointments

Amira Aaron
Manager for Projects and Analysis (October)
Office for Information Systems
Harvard University Library

Amira Aaron recently joined HUL's Office for Information Systems. Previously, she served as a consultant for the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering and coordinated the initial collection development, digital resource, and systems activities for its new Olin College Library. She has also served as vice president of library services for Faxon Library Services and as electronic services product manager for Blackwell's Information Services. Her previous academic library experience includes positions as associate director of libraries for systems and planning at the MIT Libraries, head of continuations cataloging and ORION User Services at UCLA, and cataloging supervisor at Loyola University Law School. Aaron received her MLS with a specialization in cataloging from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has a BA in French literature from Boston University.

Karen Bailey
Curator of Rare Books (September)
Historical Collections
Baker Library
Harvard Business School

Karen Bailey is responsible for the administration and conservation of the Kress Collection of Business and Economics and other printed special collections at Baker, including the trade catalog collection and the historic corporate reports. Bailey originally joined the Baker Library staff in December 1998 as rare book librarian. She received her MA in philosophy from Tufts University and holds a BA in philosophy from Haverford College. She is on the board of the Ticknor Society and is currently serving as chair of the Librarians' Assembly.

Susan F. Bailey
Serials Assistant (August)
John F. Kennedy School of Government Library

Prior to August, Susan Bailey served as circulation and interlibrary loan assistant at the Kennedy School Library for more than four years. Previously, she has worked for the Brandeis University Libraries; the Carnegie Public Library in Washington Court House, Ohio; and the Miami Trace Local School District in Ohio. Bailey has a BA in history from the University of Akron and an MA in education from the Ohio State University.

Cheryl Beredo
Manuscript Processor (September)
Schlesinger Library
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Cheryl Beredo received her MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh in August. Previously, she was a collections assistant in the division of rare and manuscript collections of the Cornell University Library. Beredo has joined the Schlesinger's two-year project entitled "The Second Wave: Documenting the Post-World War II Women's Movement in the United States," which is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). She holds a BA in English and women's studies from Cornell.

Susan Brown
Human Resource Assistant (August)
Human Resource Services
Harvard College Library

Susan Brown recently received her master's degree in industrial organizational psychology from Springfield College. She is responsible for office reception, employment-function assistance, and general support to the Human Resource Services office.

Johanna Carll
Manuscript Processor (September)
Schlesinger Library
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Johanna Carll is the second processor joining the Schlesinger Library's NEH-funded project, "The Second Wave: Documenting the Post-World War II Women's Movement in the United States." Most recently, she served as a processing assistant in the MIT Archives and Special Collections. Carll received an MSLIS from Simmons with an archives concentration. She received a BA in English with a certificate in communications from Saint Anselm College.

Andrea Goldstein
Reference Archivist (October)
Harvard University Archives
Harvard University Library

Andrea Goldstein is the former assistant processing archivist in the University Archives. Prior to arriving at Harvard, she worked as a reference librarian at Brooks Free Library in Harwich, Massachusetts, and as a law library assistant at the Boston College Law Library. Goldstein holds an MSLIS from Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science, an MA in political science from Boston College, and a BA in government from Smith College.

Sarah Jane Johnston
Content Developer/Subject Specialist (September)
Baker Library
Harvard Business School

In addition to her assignments as web content developer (for HBS Working Knowledge, for HBS Interactive, and for the HBS community at large) Sarah Jane Johnston has assumed subject-specialist responsibilities in two content areas: entrepreneurial service management and technology and operations management. Johnston received her BS from the College of Communications at Boston University; her CSS from the Harvard Extension School; and her MSLIS from Simmons. She is the former vice president for retail marketing at Scudder, Stevens, and Clark, and the former media manager for the in-house advertising agency of Fidelity Investments.

Juliana Kuipers
Processing Assistant (October)
Harvard University Archives
Harvard University Library

Juliana Kuipers graduated in May from Mount Holyoke College with a BA in history and a minor in European studies. She most recently completed an internship in the archives and special collections of Mount Holyoke College. She also was the general manager for the Thirsty Mind Coffeehouse and Used Bookstore in South Hadley.

Bruno Leung
Circulation/Interlibrary Loan Assistant (October)
John F. Kennedy School of Government Library

Bruno Leung comes to the Kennedy School from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and from a previous association as library technician lead at the information desk in the University of Washington Health Sciences Library. From 1992 to 2001, he worked in Lamont Library as shelving supervisor and as billing coordinator. In addition, Leung has worked as a staff scientist for Sigma Research Corporation. He holds a BS in environmental science from MIT and an MS in mechanical engineering from Stanford University.

Manda Mahoney
Web Site Editor/Content Developer (September)
Baker Library
Harvard Business School

Before joining Baker Library in March 2001 as a content developer for HBS Working Knowledge, Manda Mahoney was a research associate with the Onstott Group in Wellesley. Prior to that, she worked as a business specialist at Fleet Bank. Mahoney received her bachelor's degree in education from the University of Delaware and her master's degree from the Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

Sheila A. Milam
Acquisitions Assistant (October)
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library

Sheila "Sam" Milam joins the Dumbarton Oaks regular staff after working as a library casual for the last year. She has experience in acquisitions, most recently working as a bookseller and book group coordinator at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC. She also has cataloging experience, having worked previously at the University of Pittsburgh, University of Nevada, Arizona State University, and Harvard. She held a USIA/ALA Fellowship to Puebla, Mexico, in 1993-94, working at the Universidad de las Américas. Milam received her MLS from the University of Alabama, and her BA in Spanish language and literature from Indiana State University.

Jennifer Moore
Lehman Project Assistant (September)
Historical Collections
Baker Library
Harvard Business School

Jennifer Moore comes to Harvard from the Ladd Library at Bates College, where she earned her BA in psychology. As of September, she is a student in the MSLIS program at Simmons. Previously, Moore has worked as a case manager in several residential group homes and mental health service organizations.

Julie Revak
Reference/Cataloging (August)
John F. Kennedy School of Government Library

Last January, Julie Revak came to the Kennedy School Library as a casual employee. She has work experience in a number of very different libraries, including HCL's Lamont Library; the Cambridge Public Library; the Nevins Memorial Library in Methuen; the library of the law firm of Choate, Hall & Stewart; and the Johnson County Library. She has a BA in English from the University of Wisconsin, has taken courses at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, and is currently taking a course at Simmons GSLIS.

Christine Riggle
Rare Book Librarian (September)
Historical Collections
Baker Library
Harvard Business School

Christine Riggle originally joined the Baker Library staff in October 1998 as the assistant rare book cataloger. In her new position, Riggle will ensure intellectual access to the printed materials collections in the Historical Collections. She received her BA in history from SUNY-Potsdam and she holds an MA in history and an MSLIS from Simmons.

Nicole Sammarco
Staff Assistant (October)
Information Services
John F. Kennedy School of Government Library

At the Kennedy School of Government, Nicole Sammarco supports the library, information technology services, and media services. She worked previously for the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study in the Development and Operations Office and in the Schlesinger Library-in addition to a number of temporary positions at Harvard.

Zamir Shtylla
Courier/Driver
Harvard Depository
Harvard University Library

Zamir Shtylla recently moved to Boston from Brattleboro, Vermont, where he worked at the Brattleboro Food Co-op. Prior to that he held positions at the National Archives in Tirana, Albania, and the Institute of History, Albania. He holds a PhD in history from the Institute of History, Albania, and a BA in history and geography from the University of Tirana, Albania.

Nathaniel Swigger
Monographs Acquisitions/Faculty Ordering Assistant (September)
Baker Library
Harvard Business School

Nathaniel Swigger originally joined the Baker Library staff in January 2002 as faculty ordering assistant in library technical services. He retains his original duties while assuming responsibility for acquiring monographs.

Scott Tucker
Library Assistant (September)
Historical Collections
Baker Library
Harvard Business School

At Baker Library, Scott Tucker began work in June 2001 as a casual assistant in the Historical Collections Reading Room. He will be assisting the department in preparations for relocation to interim space during library renovation. He holds a BA in history from Bentley College.

Erin Wise
Principal Cataloger (September)
Baker Library
Harvard Business School

Erin Wise came to Baker Library in July 1999 as bibliographic database support specialist in library technical services. Now, she provides leadership in the development and improvement of departmental cataloging and database maintenance policies, procedures, and workflow, while coordinating the monographs cataloging and acting as the primary liaison to Historical Collections.

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