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New Appointments

Laura Andersen
Staff Assistant for Administration (October)
Harvard Law School Library

Laura Andersen is a former English teacher at Nashua Christian Academy. She received her BA in English from Wheaton College in Illinois, where she also served as a research assistant.

Matt Ball
Project Image Cataloger (November)
Special Collections
Harvard Law School Library

Matt Ball recently completed his term appointment as the Law Library's digital project analyst for administration. His new position reflects the Law Library's recent challenge grant from the Library Digital Initiative (LDI) to create records and images of the legal portrait collection.

Jody Beenk
Senior Conservation Technician (October)
Conservation Services
Preservation & Imaging Services
Harvard College Library

Jody Beenk has worked in the Conservation Laboratory for three years. She studied bookbinding and conservation at the University of Iowa and she is the editor of The Newsletter for the Guild of Book Workers. She received her BA in Asian languages and MA in Chinese linguistics from the University of Iowa.

Deborah Brown
Bibliographer & Research Services Librarian for Byzantine Studies (January)
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library

Deborah Brown has worked as an archaeologist on excavations in Tunisia, Greece, England, and Virginia; taught classical mythology at Florida State University; and worked as a library assistant in the Rhys Carpenter Art and Archaeology Library at Bryn Mawr College. She held a Fulbright Fellowship to Greece in 1998-99. Brown received a BA in mathematics and classical civilizations from the College of William and Mary, an MA in classics from Florida State University, and an MA in classical and Near Eastern archaeology from Bryn Mawr College, from which she expects to receive her PhD in May.

Carrie Haverman
Circulation Supervisor (November)
Harvard Law School Library

Lee Anne Hooley
Operations Specialist (December)
Harvard Depository
Harvard University Library

Lee Anne Hooley joins the staff of the Harvard Depository from the Fresh Start Program, where she was a shift supervisor. She also was a bookseller at Tatnuck Bookseller and Sons in Worcester. Hooley is currently pursuing her MSLIS from Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science. She has a BS in community health from Worcester State College.

Alison Jones
Access Services Supervisor (December)
Business Information Services Center
Baker Library
Harvard Business School

Alison Jones has a BA in history from Mount Holyoke College and an MSLIS from Simmons. Previously, she served as an administrative assistant at the University of Connecticut Law School Library, a reference assistant at Gutman Library of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and—most recently—in public services at the Kirstein Business Branch of the Boston Public Library.

Johanna Kasubowski
Cataloger (September)
Visual Resources
Frances Loeb Library
Harvard Design School

Johanna Kasubowski comes to the Loeb Design Library from the Ludcke Library at Lesley University, where she worked as the evening and reserves supervisor. Kasubowski graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in architecture.

Chris Lubicz-Nawrocki
Markup Specialist
Schlesinger Library
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

A graduate of Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Chris Lubicz-Nawrocki has worked in the Environmental Information Center and the Cabot Science Library within HCL, for the Gutman Library at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and for the Harvard University Archives (within the Harvard University Library). In addition to his duties at the Schlesinger, he works for the Harvard Law School Library.

Thomas Ma
Romance Languages Cataloger (December)
Harvard Law School Library

Most recently, Thomas Ma served as a library assistant in the French/Italian Division of HCL Technical Services. He holds a bachelor's degree in combined languages from Gordon College, a master's degree in French from Indiana State University, and a degree in library science from Southern Connecticut State University.

Ellen McGill
Reference and East Asian Electronic Resources Specialist (October)
Access and Information Services
Harvard-Yenching Library
Harvard College Library

Ellen McGill is a doctoral candidate in modern Chinese history at Columbia University, where she is finishing her dissertation on state-society relations in 18th- and 19th-century Inner Mongolia, with a minor in early modern Japanese history. She received her BA in Asian studies from Cornell University and her MA in Chinese studies from Columbia University. McGill has served as electronic resources assistant for the Social Work Library at Columbia and is familiar with East Asian electronic resources. In her new position, she will provide general reference services on East Asian subjects. She will also aid patrons in using the library's electronic and digital resources and maintain the library's online databases.

Karin Medin
Circulation Librarian (August)
Countway Library of Medicine

Karin Medin comes to the Countway Library after having served as circulation supervisor at the Harvard Law School Library since 1998. She first came to Harvard in 1988, working her way up from student assistant to circulation supervisor at the Andover–Harvard Theological Library. Medin holds a bachelor's degree from St. Olaf College, an MSLIS from Simmons, and an MDiv from Harvard Divinity School.

Kelly Moulton
Conservation Technician (November)
Protective Enclosures Unit Conservation Services
Preservation & Imaging Services
Harvard College Library

Kelly Moulton comes to HCL from the Harvard Depository (HD), where she served as an operations specialist. She was a member of the HD unit that received the 2000 "Harvard Heroes" award for high production.

Dimple Rana
Stacks and Circulation Assistant (October)
Harvard Law School Library

Last April, Dimple Rana began to work at the Harvard Law School Library in a temporary access services position. She is working on a degree in computer science from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and expects to graduate in May.

Kate Rich
Workflow Supervisor/Senior Technician (October)
Protective Enclosures Unit Conservation Services
Preservation & Imaging Services
Harvard College Library

Before coming to Harvard, Kate Rich was an apprentice to bookbinder William Streeter in Northampton, Massachusetts. She has managed several bookstores, including the Brattle Book Shop in Boston. Rich received her BS from Boston University and completed graduate courses in European history at the Harvard Extension School.

Patty Ross
Acquisitions Assistant (November)
Harvard Law School Library

Patty Ross joined the staff of the Law School Library in October 2001 as a staff assistant for technical services. She earned her BA in French from the University of Washington in Seattle, and she lived and worked for three years in France.

Hallie Silva
Serials Assistant (December)
Harvard Law School Library

Hallie Silva is a recent graduate of Smith College who majored in studio art while working in the college library as a periodicals and acquisitions assistant.

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