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veritasHarvard University Library Notes, For Harvard Library Staff, Number 1340 November 2007

Harvard University Library Notes / November 2007 / No. 1340

New Appointments

Anna Lombardo Anctil
Senior Human Resource Consultant (October)
Human Resource Services
Harvard College Library

Prior to joining HCL, Anna Lombardo Anctil worked for the WGBH Educational Foundation as a compensation and benefits manager. Previously, she worked at the Colonnade Hotel as an assistant human resources director. She holds a BS in business administration from American University and a master's in human resource management from Cornell University.


Sumiko Ando
Library Assistant–Japanese Cataloging (September)
Technical Services
Harvard–Yenching Library
Harvard College Library

Sumiko Ando has worked in several different capacities in the Harvard–Yenching Library over the last 15 years, most recently as a library assistant in the Technical Services department working primarily with Korean materials. In that role, she performed copy cataloging, assigned local book numbers, and transferred Korean materials to the Harvard Depository. She has a BA in social education from Bukkyo University in Japan.


Amy Boucher
Head of Circulation (September)
Widener Library Access Services
Harvard College Library

Amy Boucher has worked in Access Services since 2000, initially as the head of Periodical Services, and more recently as the head of the Interlibrary Loan Division. She received a BA in Spanish from the University of Kentucky and an MLS from the University of Illinois.


Emilyn Brown
Administrative Fellow (September)
University Archives, Harvard University Library
Loeb Music Library, Harvard College Library

Emilyn Brown comes to Harvard, where she will split her time between the Loeb Music Library and the Harvard University Archives, as part of the Administrative Fellowship Program. For the past five years she has worked as the archivist/acting librarian for the Library of Caribbean Research at the Research Institute for the Study of Man in New York, where she was responsible for managing all aspects of archival preservation for the institute's archival collection. She holds a BA in anthropology and African American studies from City University of New York, an MA in history from Columbia, and an MSLIS from the Pratt Institute.


Tom Bruno
Head of Interlibrary Loan Division (October)
Widener Library Access Services
Harvard College Library

For the last five years Tom Bruno has held various positions in Access Services; most recently he served as the Phillips Reading Room Supervisor. He has a BA in ancient Greek and Latin from Boston University and an MSLIS from Simmons.


Jane Callahan
Archivist/Records Manager (September)
Harvard University Art Museums Archives

Jane Callahan has served as a cataloging assistant at the Harvard College Library's Fine Arts Library, creating original cataloging for digital images and slides of ancient art and architecture, and at Tozzer Library performing cataloging and acquisitions duties. Her previous museum experience includes an internship in the archives at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and work at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, where she aided collections care specialists and curators in moving and rehousing the Classical Art collection in storage. In addition to an MSLIS from Simmons, she holds a BA in art history and classics from Brandeis University and was the recipient of the Panofsky Fellowship at the Institute of Fine Arts in 2004.


Stephen Chapman
Manager (September)
Open Collections Program
Harvard University Library

Since 1997, Stephen Chapman has worked at Harvard University Library's Weissman Preservation Center as preservation librarian for digital initiatives. Prior to that he worked at Cornell as a preservation intern and a research specialist. He has a BA in history from the George Washington University, an MA in English from Boston University, and an MLS from the University at Albany.


Nora Davis
Conservation Technician for the Theodore Roosevelt Collection (October)
Preservation and Imaging Services
Harvard College Library

Nora Davis worked for four years in the Simpson Library at the University of Mary Washington, where she was a collection repair student supervisor. She has also volunteered as a preservation technician assistant at the New England Historic Genealogical Society. She holds a BA in anthropology and sociology from the University of Mary Washington.


Marcus Ferolito
Operations Specialist (August)
Harvard Depository
Harvard University Library

Marcus Ferolito has worked as a landscaper, a graphic designer, and a studio assistant, as well as a manager at Newbury Comics and a volunteer with CityYear in Seattle. He holds a BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.


Catherine Garcia
Library Assistant in the Social Sciences Program (October)
HCL Technical Services
Harvard College Library

For the past four months, Catherine Garcia has worked as a front-desk receptionist at Harvard University Health Services. She previously worked at McGill University in Library Technical Services as a copy cataloger, where she performed advanced copy cataloging for the Rare Books Department. She also worked as a reference assistant at the Life Science Library at McGill. She received a BA in Spanish language from the University of Maryland, College Park, and an MLIS from McGill.


Dominic Hall
Curator, Warren Anatomical Museum (September)
Countway Library of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Dominic Hall has spent the majority of his professional life in the museum field. Prior to coming to Harvard Medical School, he worked in the collections department of the Museum of History and Industry in Seattle. He has a BA in history from Colgate University and is completing an MA in museology from the University of Washington.


Alison Harris
Library Assistant (September)
Technical Services
Houghton Library
Harvard College Library

Alison Harris worked for three years as a library assistant in the Serials division of Widener Access Services. In that role, she updated holdings, bound journals, transferred microfilm, and provided reference assistance. She has also worked at the Bostonian Society, where she researched and created metadata for photographic collections and performed scanning and editing of photographs. She holds a BA from Bates College and an MSLIS from Simmons.


Jill Hiller
Payment Specialist (November)
Serials Services Division
Widener Library Access Services
Harvard College Library

Jill Hiller previously worked for Wolters Kluwer Health Ovid Technologies as a customer service representative. Prior to that, she worked for 15 years at Faxon/Rowecom as a customer service account manager.


Youngmi Jeong
Library Assistant (September)
Stacks Division
Widener Library Access Services
Harvard College Library

Youngmi Jeong has worked for the last six months in the Stacks Division as a stacks assistant. She holds a BA in English language and literature from the University of Incheon in Korea, master's degrees in linguistics from Sogang University in Korea and from the University of Maryland, and a PhD in linguistics from the University of Maryland. She is currently pursuing an MSLIS at Simmons.


Insley Julier
Records Processor (October)
Harvard University Art Museums Archives

Insley Julier previously served as archival assistant to the reference archivist in the HUAM Archives. She has a BA in history from Skidmore College and plans to enroll in a graduate program in library and information science next fall.


Jaime McAllister-Grande
Library Assistant (October)
English Division
HCL Technical Services
Harvard College Library

Jaime McAllister-Grande has worked as a materials management assistant in Technical Services for the past six months. She also worked with the Harvard University/Madison Park High School GEAR Up Program for four years, during which time she served as a program coordinator and a college advisory specialist. She holds a BA in music and Spanish from College of the Holy Cross and an EdM from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.


Cheryl McGrath
Head of Access Services (September)
Widener Library Access Services
Harvard College Library

For the past five years, Cheryl McGrath worked at the Stanford University Libraries, most recently as senior librarian/head of Access Services. At Stanford, she oversaw the circulation, privileges, reserves, and stacks functions as well as their scanning operation and the Stanford Auxiliary Libraries facilities. She also had oversight for a number of projects, including workflow development for Stanford's high-density storage facility and working with Google to coordinate the logistics of scanning Stanford's collections. She earned a BA in English and humanities from the University of Colorado, an MFA in writing and publishing from Emerson College, and an MLIS from San Jose State University.


Patricia O'Brien
Administrative Coordinator (October)
Loeb Music Library
Harvard College Library

Patricia O'Brien has over 15 years of experience working at Harvard University. Most recently, she worked in the Office of the Registrar for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, where she managed the production of the course catalog, oversaw the Classroom Office, and managed the placement and final examinations process. She has a BS from the University of Massachusetts, and an EdM from Harvard's Graduate School of Education.


Jason Osik
Library Assistant (October)
Interlibrary Loan Division
Widener Library Access Services
Harvard College Library

Jason Osik previously worked at the Pennsylvania State University Libraries, where he was part of the Lending Services staff. He also worked in the University of Chicago Library as an acquisitions assistant. He holds a BA in psychology from the University of Chicago.


Graham Patten
Conservation Technician (October)
Preservation and Imaging Services
Harvard College Library

Graham Patten worked as a preservation assistant for four years at Brandeis University, where he performed specialized bookbinding functions, completed treatment of damaged and aged books, and assisted in the design and creation of library exhibits. He has a BA in music performance from Brandeis.


Beth Ann Raymond
Training and Documentation Librarian (September)
Office for Information Systems
Harvard University Library

Beth Ann Raymond has held several positions in the Harvard College Library, most recently as acquisitions and cataloging library assistant in the Social Sciences Program, and before that as a serials and public services assistant and an administrative coordinator at the Fine Arts Library. She has a BA in French and a BA in religious studies from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, an MTS from Boston University, and an MSLIS from Simmons.


Jonathan Sallade
Director, Web and Information Services (August)
Baker Library
Knowledge and Library Services
Harvard Business School

Jonathan Sallade brings significant experience to his new position, having led hundreds of dynamic commercial web enablement projects for Fortune 500 companies, managing cross-disciplinary teams of information architects, designers, content strategists, software engineers, usability specialists, and project managers. In his most recent position as director of strategy and user experience for PixelMedia, Sallade was a member of the executive leadership team and worked on initiatives in the areas of content management, e-commerce, e-learning, intranets, extranets, and portal development. He has a BS in business administration and a BA in history from the University of New Hampshire.


Bryan Sutherland
Project Archivist (October)
Center for the History of Medicine
Countway Library of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Bryan Sutherland has been working as a processing assistant at Countway since March 2007. He holds a BA from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and is currently a student at Simmons in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science.


Caroline Tanski
Library Assistant (October)
HCL Technical Services
Harvard College Library

Most recently, Caroline Tanski has been working in Access Services as part of the Widener Barcoding Project. Previously, she worked as a library assistant at Simon's Rock College of Bard in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. In that role, she cataloged and processed new materials and updated faculty reserve holdings. She received a BA in creative writing and French language and literature from Simon's Rock College of Bard.


Samuel Thomasson
Library Assistant (November)
Binding and Shelf Preparation
Preservation and Imaging Services
Harvard College Library

Samuel Thomasson worked previously for the UPS Store and prior to that as a web researcher and a lab assistant at the Broome Community College Photography Lab in Binghamton, New York.


Michael Ward
E-Resources Support Assistant (October)
Office for Information Systems
Harvard University Library

Michael Ward most recently worked at the Harvard Law School Library as a library assistant in the Serials Department, and prior to that as a research assistant for the Law School's Islamic Finance Project. He has a BA in history from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and is working towards an MSLIS at Simmons.


Carl Wood
Operations Specialist (September)
Harvard Depository
Harvard University Library

Most recently, Carl Wood worked as a production assistant at Brown University, where his various duties included operation of printing machinery, retrieval and transportation of materials, and records maintenance. He was educated at Community College of Rhode Island.

 

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