Friday, April 6, 2012

New Director of Digital Scholarship:

Adrian Ho will join UK Libraries faculty as Director of Digital Scholarship, Collections and Technical Services Division, effective May 1. He brings to the job a strong professional background as a serials cataloger, technical processing librarian, social sciences librarian, and collection development coordinator. Since 2008, Adrian has been Scholarly Communication Librarian at the University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada, where he launched, developed, and managed that institution's institutional repository.

He is professionally active in the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), and the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), and was an Association of Research Libraries' Leadership and Career Development Program Fellow. Adrian earned his MLIS degree from McGill University, and holds an MA in Communications Studies from the University of Calgary. We look forward to Adrian's arrival!

Many thanks to the members of the Digital Scholarship Search Committee: Kate Seago, Chair, Doug Boyd, Kathryn Lybarger, Jen Martin, Eric Weig, and Judy Sackett, ex officio.

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