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veritasHarvard University Library Notes, For Harvard Library Staff, Number 1332 July 2006

Harvard University Library Notes / July 2006 / No. 1332

New Appointments

Amy Armitage
Assistant Project Manager (June)
Materials Management
HCL Technical Services
Harvard College Library

Amy Armitage previously worked on Materials Management's cataloging backlog reduction project in 2004 and 2005. Since leaving HCL, she has served as a collection management assistant at the Harvard Law School Library. She earned her BA in Russian studies from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, and recently completed her MSLIS at Simmons.

Edward Copenhagen
Special Collections Librarian (June)
Gutman Library
Harvard Graduate School of Education

After completing his dual-degree program at Simmons, with an MSLIS (archives concentration) and MA in history, Edward Copenhagen began his professional career at Boston College. He served most recently as assistant archivist at BC's John J. Burns Library, where he has worked for the past eight years.

Gretchen Jones
Staff Assistant (June)
Office of the Librarian
Harvard College Library

Gretchen Jones spent the last four years as an administrative assistant at MIT, most recently in the school's Research Laboratory of Electronics. While there, she performed a variety of administrative responsibilities, such as coordinating course materials, maintaining schedules, and making complex travel arrangements. She also organized seminars and events and updated and edited the lab's web site. She holds a BA in philosophy from the University of South Florida.

Suzanne Kriegsman
Project Manager, Harvard-Google Project (March)
Office for Information Systems
Harvard University Library

Sue Kriegsman has worked at OIS since 2001, serving most recently as digital projects librarian. She came to Harvard from the Colorado Digitization Project—a nonprofit organization that advises museums, libraries, archives, and historical societies on collaborative digitization projects—where she was the operations coordinator. She has a BA in English from Alfred University, and an MSLIS, with a concentration in archives management, from Simmons.

Trisha Lendo
Library Assistant (June)
Harvard Film Archive
Fine Arts Library
Harvard College Library

Trisha Lendo worked in a similar capacity at the Harvard Film Archive in 2005. She has also worked as an intern at the Brattle Theatre, where she performed market research, prepared film calendars, and processed and updated memberships, and as a library intern for the Boston Globe. She has a BA from Northeastern University, where she majored in English and minored in cinema studies.

Christina Linklater
Library Assistant—Circulation Supervisor (June)
Loeb Music Library
Harvard College Library

Christina Linklater recently completed a PhD in historical musicology at Harvard. She has also worked as a music critic for the Boston Globe and as a teaching fellow in Harvard's Department of Music. Previously, she earned a bachelor of music and a master of music degree, both from the University of Ottawa.

Kyoko Mori
Visiting Fellow (May)
Harvard-Yenching Library
Harvard College Library

Through next March, Kyoko Mori, appointed by the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, will assist with various projects that focus on digital resources and with creating finding aids. She comes to HCL from the Tokyo University Library, where she has over 10 years of experience working at the university's main library, International Documentation Center, and European Union Documentation Center. She holds a BA in European history from Waseda University in Tokyo.

Julie Revak
Processing Assistant (July)
University Archives
Harvard University Library

Julie Revak has worked in several library positions, including as reference assistant, copy cataloger, and interlibrary loan assistant at the John F. Kennedy School of Government Library; as assistant reference librarian in HCL's Lamont Library; as intermittent reference librarian at the Cambridge Public Library; and as assistant reference librarian at the Nevins Memorial Library in Methuen. She has a BA in English from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and has taken library graduate courses at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Library and Information Studies and at Simmons.

Chris Vicary
Digital Library Software Engineer (July)
Office for Information Systems
Harvard University Library

Chris Vicary comes to Harvard from the Florida Center for Library Automation in Gainesville, Florida, where he worked most recently as technical lead for the Florida Digital Archive, and prior to that as coordinator of computer applications. He earned an MS in computer and information science and engineering and a BA in anthropology at the University of Florida.

Carly Weggeland
Conservation Technician (May)
Preservation and Imaging Services
Harvard College Library

Carly Weggeland has taken bookbinding courses at Brigham Young University (BYU) and at the University of Utah. She has also held a conservation technician internship at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Utah, where she performed a full range of conservation treatments, including dry cleaning, washing, and mending flat paper, and mending and rebinding books. She served as a manuscript processor at Brigham Young University while attending school there. She holds a BA in English literature from BYU.

Vitaly Zakuta
Digital Projects Librarian (June)
Office for Information Systems
Harvard University Library

Vitaly Zakuta has worked since 1999 in HCL's Fine Arts Library, most recently as a technical information analyst, and prior to that as a technical information specialist and a computer support specialist. He has a BA in philosophy and psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and an MSLIS from Simmons.

 

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