Columbia University Libraries Announces Professional Staff Appointments
NEW YORK, April 4, 2013 –

The Columbia University Libraries/Information Services announces the following recent professional staff appointments:


Beth Bidlack is the Director of the Burke Library. She was previously the Collections Assessment and Analysis Librarian at Dartmouth College.

Sarohini Chabal is an Educational Technologist at the Center for New Media Teaching and Learning.  She was previously an Educational Technology Coach at Educate LLC, and Adjunct Faculty at Hunter College. 

Terese Condit is the Digital Video Specialist at the Center for New Media Teaching and Learning.  She was previously the Academic Technology Coordinator with the Academic Technology Group at Harvard University.

Erin Leach is the new Durst Metadata and Cataloging Librarian at the Avery Library.  She was previously a Catalog Librarian at Washington University in St. Louis.

Brian Luna Lucero is the Digital Repository Assistant at the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship.  He received his Ph.D. in History from the University of New Mexico.

Ellen Malezewski is an Educational Technologist at the Center for New Media Teaching and Learning.  She was previously Adjunct Faculty at Long Island University and Stony Brook University.

Allison Morrow is the Communications and Marketing Coordinator.  She was previously an Account Director at Type A Marketing.

Amy Nurnberger is the Research Data Manager at the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship.  She received her M.S. in Information Science from the University of Texas at Austin.

Ramya Sampath is an Educational Technologist at the Center for New Media Teaching and Learning.  She was previously a Center for Teaching and Learning Officer at the American University in Cairo.

Columbia University Libraries/Information Services is one of the top five academic research library systems in North America. The collections include over 11 million volumes, over 150,000 journals and serials, as well as extensive electronic resources, manuscripts, rare books, microforms, maps, and graphic and audio-visual materials. The services and collections are organized into 22 libraries and various academic technology centers. The Libraries employs more than 500 professional and support staff. The website of the Libraries is the gateway to its services and resources: library.columbia.edu.

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