• Harvard University
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  • Library Notes
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  • September 2010
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  • No. 1355
New Appointments Print

Linda Anastasia
Library Assistant—Acquisitions (June)
E-Resources, Serials and Government Documents
HCL Technical Services
Harvard College Library

Linda Anastasia worked for two years as a scheduler for Caritas Home Care, and before that as a customer service representative for Wolters Kluwer Health, Ovid Technologies, and Rowecom. She received an AS in business administration from Quincy College. 


Aslihan Bulut
Foreign, Comparative, and International Law Librarian (August)
Research, Curriculum, and Publications
Harvard Law School Library

Aslihan Bulut comes to HLSL from Columbia Law School, where she worked as a reference librarian/lecturer-in-law for five years. She has a BS in biology from Montclair State University, an MLS from Rutgers University, and a JD from the City University of New York.


Stephen Chapman
Project Manager, Digital Lab (July)
Collection Development and Digital Initiatives
Harvard Law School Library

Steve Chapman has worked at Harvard since 1997, most recently as the manager of Harvard’s Open Collection Program and, before that, as the preservation librarian for digital initiatives in HUL's Weissman Preservation Center.  He has a BA in history from George Washington University, an MA in English from Boston University, and an MLS from the University at Albany.


Kyle Courtney
Manager, Resource Sharing and Faculty Information Delivery (July)
Management of Circulating Collections
Harvard Law School Library

Kyle Courtney previously worked at Northeastern University School of Law as a research and instruction librarian. He has a BA in history from Mary Washington College, a JD from Suffolk University, and an MSLIS from Simmons.


Michelle Durocher
Director of HCL Technical Services (June)
Harvard College Library

Michelle Durocher first came to HCL in 1985 as a library assistant in the Cataloging Services Department. Since then, she has served as materials management team leader, head of the English Division for HCL Technical Services, and most recently as associate director of Technical Services. She holds a bachelor of liberal arts in history of American civilization from Harvard University Extension School and an MSLIS from Simmons.


Jill Ehrenzweig
Academic Technology Analyst/Curriculum Project Coordinator (September)
Research, Curriculum, and Publications
Harvard Law School Library

Jill Ehrenzweig began working in the Harvard College Library as a web production specialist in 2008 and she was the temporary instructional technologist/web developer at HLSL through the 2009–2010 academic year.  She has a BA from the University of Massachusetts and a certificate in graphic and web design from the Boston University Center for Digital Imaging Arts.


Tim Gray
Assistant Director of Security (June)
Operations
Harvard College Library

Tim Gray manages all security and doorchecker staff schedules and training; day-to-day operations of all security systems and card access systems; all security systems installation, repair, and programming; public safety; book detection gates; door control repairs; ADA door mechanical device repairs; key management; locker inventory; and security panic buttons.


Kimberly Hall
Learning Technologies Manager (August)
Research, Curriculum, and Publications
Harvard Law School Library

Kimberly Hall has worked in the field of instructional technology for 15 years. Before coming to HLSL, she was the director of the Instructional Technology Group at Emerson College. She has a BA in history from the University of Massachusetts; an MA in history and an MA in educational technology, both from San Diego State University; and a PhD in law, policy and society from Northeastern University.

Emilie Hardman
Library Assistant (July)
Houghton Library
Harvard College Library

Emilie Hardman previously worked in Harvard's University Information Systems and Information Technology Services, writing technical product documentation, constructing tutorials for Harvard staff on Directory Services tools, and cleaning data. She has also worked as a library volunteer at the Boston University Metropolitan College's Gastronomy Program, and as al ibrary intern at Le Cordon Bleu Library in Cambridge. She holds a bachelor of liberal arts degree in sociology and communication studies from Alfred University and an MA in sociology from Brandeis University, and she completed coursework for a PhD in sociology from Brandeis. She is currently enrolled at the Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

Barbara Jump
Executive Assistant/Operations Coordinator (July)
Operations
Harvard College Library

This appointment recognizes the level of administrative works Barbara Jump accomplishes in support of the Operations team and the additional, higher-level work she has assumed, including primary responsibility for all telephone repairs, relocations, installations, and cell phones, and her increased role as the point person in Operations for customer service as well as the continued support for all service contractors.


Thomas Ma
Manager, Bibliographic Services (August)
Discovery and Access
Harvard Law School Library

Tom Ma is returning to HLSL from the Countway Library of Medicine, where he has been the head of information acquisition since 2007.  Before that, he was the bibliographer for Latin American law/romance language cataloger at the Law Library.  He has a BA in combined languages from Gordon College and an MA in French literature from Indiana State University. He was a doctoral candidate in French language and literature (ABD) at Boston College when he decided to pursue an MLS from Southern Connecticut State University, which he completed in 2002.


Yahya Melhem
Librarian for Law of the Islamic World (September)
Discovery and Access
Harvard Law School Library

Yahya Melhem previously worked in the MIT Libraries as a reference librarian in the Rotch Library and as a cataloger in the Aga Khan Collection. He has a BA in economics from Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan, and an MLS from Indiana University.
 

Ralph Montilio
Public Services Supervisor (July)
Tozzer Library
Harvard College Library

Ralph Montilio is now overseeing all aspects of public services, including hiring and training student assistants, providing basic reference assistance, processing reserves, and fulfilling ILL and Scan & Deliver requests. He also backs up Tozzer's IT liaison and monitors all public terminals, scanners, and copiers. Prior to joining the Tozzer Library staff, Ralph worked for 15 years at Hilles Library in Circulation, Serials, and Reference.


Carmen Nobel
Senior Editor, HBS Working Knowledge (September)
Information Products Team
Knowledge and Library Services
Harvard Business School

Carmen Nobel, a graduate of Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, was most recently a reporter at TheStreet.com in Boston.
 

Kenneth Peterson
Associate Head of Access Services (July)
Widener and Lamont Libraries
Harvard College Library

Ken Peterson has worked with the Boston Regional Library System/Metro-Boston Library since 1999, where his responsibilities included managing a nine-library consortium for one of the nine automated networks in Massachusetts and supporting the needs of the 144 members of the Boston Massachusetts Regional Library System. He earned a BA in sociology from University of New Hampshire, and an MSLIS from Simmons.

Michael Rios
Pound Processing Assistant (July)
Management of Circulating Collections
Harvard Law School Library

Before taking his current position at HLSL, Michael Rios worked in the Law Library as a bindery assistant on a term appointment. He graduated from Emerson College with a BFA in writing, literature and publishing.


David Weinberger
Co-Director of the Digital Lab (September)
Collection Development and Digital Initiatives
Harvard Law School Library

David Weinberger, author and Berkman Center Fellow, was previously a consultant at HLSL. In the past, he has worked as a marketing consultant, internet strategist, and internet advisor to both Howard Dean and John Edwards. He has an MA and a PhD in philosophy from the University of Toronto.