Sandra Vella is Head, Library Instruction Services Department, Shields Library, UC Davis and chair of the CLA Academic Interest Group.
Academic Librarianship: Current Trends and Opportunities
Head, Library Instruction Services
Head, Humanities and Social Services & Gov. Information Services
Head of Collection Support Services
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm Pacific Time
Location: Online via Collaborate URL: join live session
Join three experienced academic library department heads from the University of California, Davis, as they share their views of job opportunities in academic libraries; make suggestions concerning the characteristics and qualities of successful professional hires; and point to trends in types of library jobs and future growth. Learn about new skills academic library employers are seeking, how work roles are changing, and how you can best market yourself for positions.
Myra Appel is responsible for overseeing reference, outreach, instruction and collection development in the humanities and social sciences at UC Davis Library. She also serves as the bibliographer for Latin American Studies, Spanish & Portuguese Literature and Languages and interim bibliographer for East Asian Studies. She served as chair of the ALA Ethnic Materials Information Exchange Round Table.
Karleen Darr is responsible for overseeing acquisitions, preservation, and collection maintenance at the Shields Library, UC Davis. She currently serves as Chair of the UC advisory group Heads of Technical Services and she has served on several UC Next Generation Technical Services committees.