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Donna Lanclos

Donna Lanclos is an anthropologist, a researcher, a facilitator, and a writer who has been working in higher education and library contexts since 2009. She has done projects in the US and the UK, and her work informs policy in libraries, centers for teaching and learning, and university learning space planning.

Shaun Bennett – NC State

Shaun Bennett is a Library Technician at the NCSU Libraries. He is currently pursuing a Masters in Library and Information Science at UNC-G, and works primarily on demand-driven acquisitions, usage statistics, data visualization, and digital humanities. He previously studied Medieval History at Penn State and NC State, and attempts to meld together librarianship and digital humanities whenever possible.

Alexander J. Carroll – NC State

Alex Carroll is currently the Research Librarian for Engineering and Biotechnology at the NCSU Libraries, where he works with the College of Textiles and the College of Engineering in areas that intersect with human and animal health. He has an M.S. from the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a B.A. from James Madison University.

Bertha Chang – NC State

Bertha Chang is currently Research Librarian for Engineering at the NCSU Libraries where she works with the College of Engineering and College of Textiles. She holds an M.S. from the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, and an S.B. and Ph.D. from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Joyce Chapman – Duke University

Joyce Chapman is the Assessment Analyst & Consultant at Duke University Libraries and an adjunct instructor at the North Carolina Central School of Library and Information Science. Prior to her current position, Joyce was the statewide Data Analysis & Communications Consultant at the State Library of North Carolina.

Jennifer Coggins – UNC – Chapel Hill

Jennifer Coggins is Collection Management and Engagement Archivist in the University Archives at UNC Chapel Hill. She has an MSLS with a concentration in Archives and Records Management from UNC-SILS and a BA in history from Wofford College. She is completing a graduate certificate in Digital Public Humanities from George Mason University.

Emily Daly – Duke University

Emily Daly is Head of Assessment & User Experience and Librarian for Education at Duke University Libraries in Durham, NC. She leads Duke Libraries’ website and assessment teams and plans and conducts user research related to the Libraries’ website, services, collections, and spaces.

Lauren Di Monti – NC State

Lauren Di Monte is an NCSU Libraries Fellow working in Administration and Learning Spaces & Services. In this role she develops programs that facilitate critical and creative engagements with technologies, leads projects to bring physical and traditional computing into scholarship across the disciplines, and collaborates with colleagues create more vibrant and inclusive library spaces and services.

Joanneke Elliott – UNC – Chapel Hill

In addition to my position in monographic services, I am also the coordinator for the First Year Seminar (FYS) Scavenger Hunts and am the interim library liaison for Germanic Studies. I am passionate about information literacy and identifying new ways to introduce users to the library.

Honora Eskridge – NC State

Honora Nerz Eskridge is currently Director, Centennial Campus Research Services with the NCSU Libraries where she leads library services to the Colleges of Engineering and Textiles. Eskridge has a Master of Library and Information Science from the Catholic University of America and a Bachelor of Engineering from Manhattan College.

Virginia Ferris – NC State

Virginia Ferris is Outreach and Engagement Program Librarian for Special Collections at NC State University Libraries. She holds the MLIS from the UNC-Chapel Hill, and was an NCSU Libraries Fellow, 2014-2016. She has worked in archives, oral history, and community engagement at New York University, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, and Wilson Library at UNC -Chapel Hill.

Marian Fragola – NC State

As the Director of Program Planning and Outreach, Marian Fragola fosters community engagement through a suite of public programs that showcase the creativity, interdisciplinarity, diversity, and value of student and faculty work to the campus community and beyond. These programs build upon communities of practice on campus and strengthen connections between the university and the region.

Kevin Gilbertson – Wake Forest University

Kevin Gilbertson is Web Services Librarian at ZSR Library at Wake Forest University.

Arianne Hartsell-Gundy – Duke University

Arianne Hartsell-Gundy is the Head, Humanities Section and Librarian for Literature and Theater Studies. She currently leads the Research and Instructional Services department’s Communication Team at Duke University. Her research interests include information literacy, graduate student pedagogy, collection analysis, and digital humanities.

Steve Kelley – Wake Forest University

Steve Kelley is the Head of Continuing Resources and Database Management at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University. He is a former President of NASIG.

Natalia Lopez – UNC – Chapel Hill

Natalia Lopez is a second year Masters of Science in Library Science student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a Carolina Academic Library Associate (CALA) at Davis Library with the Digital Research Services department.

Molly Luby – Chapel Hill Public Library

Molly Luby works in Adult Library Experiences at Chapel Hill Public Library. She is pursuing her MLS online after spending too many years grading papers as an English teacher. She is most interested in working with under-served groups, staff development, and digital literacy. Her article on UX and a local homeless shelter library was featured in Library Journal in September 2016.

Carolyn McCallum – Wake Forest University

Carolyn McCallum is the Cataloging Librarian for Nonprint Resources at ZSR Library at Wake Forest University.

Diana McDuffee – UNC – Chapel Hill

Diana McDuffee, Assistant Library Director Health Sciences Library, UNC Libraries, and Network Director for the AHEC Information and Library System.
She is the Head of the AHEC and Outreach Services Department of the Library and the Network Director for NC AHEC Library and Information System.

Abigail Nickels – NC State

Abigail Nickels is a Library Technician at North Carolina State University, coordinating the day to day operations for the technology lending program. Before working at NCSU, she supervised book digitization operations for the Internet Archive, a nonprofit digital library in San Francisco, CA. Abigail has also worked in museums and as a web designer for several small arts organizations.

Andreas Orphanides – NC State

Andreas Orphanides is Associate Head, User Experience at the NCSU Libraries. His work focuses on developing high-quality, thoughtfully designed technology solutions to support teaching, learning, and information discovery. He holds a BA from Oberlin College and an MS in library science from UNC-Chapel Hill.

Jasmine Plott – UNC – Chapel Hill

I am a dual degree student for library science and law, and am the Carolina Academic Library Associate (CALA) for Davis Library’s Research and Instructional Services (R&IS). Providing R&IS services is one of my primary interests, and I enjoy brainstorming different means of library outreach.

Alena Principato – UNC -Chapel Hill

Alena Principato is a second year graduate student at the School of Information and Library Science at UNC Chapel Hill with a passion for community engagement and outreach. She has enjoyed working with Jennie Goforth to coordinate the Long Night Against Procrastination events.

Lillian Rigling – NC State

Lillian Rigling is an NCSU Libraries fellow, cross-appointed in the Copyright & Digital Scholarship Center and the User Experience Department. She coordinates outreach, instruction, and engagement around scholarly communications issues. She also works on developing a robust and user-centered web presence for teaching & learning at NCSU Libraries.

Meeghan Rosen – Chapel Hill Public Library

Meeghan Rosen is the Assistant Director at the Chapel Hill Public Library. She and her family live, work, and play in Orange County, NC. A graduate of SILS at UNC-CH, she values curiosity, collaboration, and transparency. Current interests include design thinking, leadership development, and juicy data.

Lisa Ruth – NC State

Lisa Ruth is the Associate Head for Recruiting and Visitor Relations at NCSU Libraries. She oversees the Libraries’ Visitor Relations Program, which has toured over 40,000 visitors since the opening of the Hunt Library in 2013. Additionally, she leads all of the Libraries’ hiring efforts and also manages the NCSU Libraries Fellows Program. She holds the MLS and BA UNC-CH, and the JD from Harvard Law School.

Mary Beth Schell – UNC – Chapel Hill

Mary Beth Schell is the director of the NC AHEC Digital Library which provides access to health information resources and services for more than 37 North Carolina hospitals. Mary Beth facilitates access to library resources for off-campus faculty and preceptors of UNC Chapel Hill students.

Pete Schreiner – NC State

Pete Schreiner is a Libraries Fellow at North Carolina State University, working in Access Services, and Learning Spaces & Services. Prior to NCSU, he was Assistant Archivist at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Before librarianship Pete ran a carpentry business, worked in media and design, and was a touring musician. Pete earned his MLS from Emporia State University in 2015.

Grace Sharrar – UNC – Chapel Hill

I am a second year Masters in Library Science student at UNC with a focus in academic librarianship. Currently I am working as the user experience research assistant at the Undergraduate Library where I enjoy the pleasure of working with patrons on their research projects, and with other librarians in the assessment of library services.

Aaron Smithers – UNC – Chapel Hill

Aaron Smithers is a folklorist working with the Southern Folklife Collection since 2002. He is an instructor of audio documentary at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and serves as Music Editor of Southern Cultures, a journal published by the Center for the Study of the American South at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Melanie Sturgeon – Duke University

Melanie Sturgeon is the Librarian for Engineering, Physics and Computer Science and a member of the Communication Team.  She has a background in mechanical engineering where she worked for 14 years as a design engineer in the furniture, automotive and computer hardware industries.

Lauren Tomola – UNC – Chapel Hill

Lauren is the AHEC Knowledge Management Librarian, Health Sciences Library, UNC Libraries. She works with the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (NC AHEC), serving as an embedded knowledge management librarian for the NC AHEC practice support program.

John Vickery – NC State

I am Analytics Coordinator and Collections & Research Librarian for Social Sciences at the NCSU Libraries. I’m interested in applying analytical methods to library data for better organization in matters such as collections and service optimization.

Mira Waller – NC State

Mira Waller is Associate Head of Collections & Research Strategy at the NCSU Libraries. She shares responsibility for overseeing the collections budget and articulating the Libraries’ collection development vision; provides guidance, direction, and support for current initiatives aimed at re-envisioning the subject specialist role; and advances the Libraries’ efforts in research engagement and student success.

Brittany Wofford – Duke University

Brittany Wofford is the Coordinator for The Edge and Librarian for Research & Instructional Services at Duke University Libraries. She connects users of the library’s research commons to library staff and resources and provides research support to the Sociology and Cultural Anthropology departments. She is also a member of the Communication Team.