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New Appointments

Genevieve Butler
Conservation Technician for Reformatting (March)
Preservation & Imaging Services
Harvard College Library

Genevieve Butler is a bachelor of fine arts degree candidate at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Her prior experience at Harvard includes two years as part-time technical services office assistant in Hilles Library and film staff at the Harvard Film Archive.

Vernica Downey
Curatorial Assistant for Manuscripts (April)
Harvard Law Library Special Collections

Vernica Downey joins the Law Library from the Harvard-Yenching Library, where she had worked as a reference assistant/circulation supervisor since 2000. A graduate of the University of South Carolina/Columbia with a BA in international studies/Japanese, she is currently a student in the archival management program at Simmons.

Irina Gorstein
Conservator (April)
Frances Loeb Library
Harvard Design School

Irina Gorstein returns to the Loeb Design Library, where she worked with Jim Reid-Cunningham for three years as conservator for the H. H. Richardson Library collection. She began her career as a conservator at Harvard's Law School Library, where she worked for five years treating both circulating and rare materials. Most recently she has been at Harvard's Weissman Preservation Center, where she worked on rare materials from Houghton Library. Gorstein was trained at the North Bennet Street School in Boston.

Christine Madsen
Project Manager, Digital Open Collections Program (April)
Harvard University Library

Christine Madsen comes to Harvard from the University of California, San Diego, where she has worked since 1997 as digital image reserves coordinator/head of slide acquisitions/ slide cataloger/slide production manager. She received her bachelor's degree from UCSD as well, in art history, and has an MLIS from San Jose State University.

Marc McGee
Serials and Electronic Resources Cataloger (March)
Library Technical Services
Baker Library

Marc McGee came to the Baker Library after five years at the New England College of Optometry Library in Boston, where he held various positions, most recently as the electronic services/technical services librarian. McGee holds a BA in psychology and English/writing arts from SUNY Oswego and obtained an MSLIS from Simmons College in 2001.

Ed Moloy
Curatorial Associate for Manuscripts (March)
Special Collections
Harvard Law School Library

Ed Moloy came to the Law Library in 2001 as access services coordinator for Special Collections. He has a BA in geography from the University of Western Ontario (London, Ontario) and an associate's degree in applied science in forest technology from the University of New Hampshire's Thompson School. Moloy is currently working on an MSLIS in the archival management program at Simmons.

AnnMarie Ostrowski
Conservation Technician (January)
Preservation & Imaging Services
Harvard College Library

AnnMarie Ostrowski received a certificate in bookbinding from the North Bennet Street School in Boston. She interned in the collections conservation labs of the Margaret Clapp Library, Wellesley College, and the Magill Library, Haverford College, and has worked as a temporary conservation technician in Widener Library.

Chris Robson
Cataloging Librarian (March)
Botany Libraries
Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Chris Robson joined the staff in 1999 as a half-time serials assistant while also working as a library assistant at the Kennedy School of Government Library. In 2002 she became the Botany Libraries' full-time assistant cataloger and completed her MSLIS from Simmons. She also has a BA in sociology and art history from Boston University.

Maeve Strucker
Assistant to the Directors (April)
Schlesinger Library
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Maeve Strucker joins the staff of the Schlesinger Library from the Cambridge Historical Commission, where she worked as an archival assistant from 2000 to 2003. She holds a BA in American history from Wellesley College.

Gretchen Wade
Reference and Collection Development Librarian (March)
Botany Libraries
Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Gretchen Wade joined the staff in 1994 as a library assistant. Since that time she has earned an ALB in English from the Harvard Extension School and an MSLIS from Simmons in June 2002. Wade's new duties include providing direct and electronic reference service, supervising the Botany Libraries' two reading rooms, and interlibrary loan activities, as well as collection development and analysis.

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