COLUMBUS, Ohio (October 31, 2008) – The Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK), a consortium of 88 academic libraries and the State Library of Ohio, announces the appointment of two new staff members.
Celeste Feather joins OhioLINK in the newly created position of assistant director for electronic licensing and helps enable member libraries to continue to cost-effectively license a portfolio of research resources that no library could afford individually. Feather comes to OhioLINK from The Ohio State University Libraries, where she mostly recently worked as the assistant to the director of libraries. She holds a master’s degree in anthropology from George Washington University, a master’s of library science from the University of Maryland, and a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Oberlin College. Feather resides in Dublin, Ohio.
Zoe Stewart-Marshall is the new assistant director of library systems – user services development. She directs the development of new OhioLINK services, and maintenance of current ones, to best support the teaching, learning and research needs of Ohio higher education. The new Columbus resident spent seven years at Cornell University and most recently served as the electronic resources librarian. She has a master’s of library and information studies from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and a bachelor’s degree in drama from Allegheny College.
OhioLINK, an initiative of the Ohio Board of Regents, is a consortium of 88 Ohio college and university libraries and the State Library of Ohio. OhioLINK serves more than 600,000 students, faculty and staff, providing them with access to more than 47 million books and other library materials, millions of electronic articles from 15,000 journals, 140+ electronic research databases, 40,000 e-books, theses and dissertations from Ohio students, and thousands of images, videos and sounds. For more information, visit www.ohiolink.edu/about/news.