Amy Pawlowski is the Deputy Director and eResource Licensing Coordinator for OhioLINK. The majority of Amy’s time is spent negotiating and working on electronic resource contracts for OhioLINK resources. This involves working with OhioLINK staff and CIRM (our OhioLINK collection development committee) to appropriately analyze and assess current and potential resources. Amy also oversees the operations of the organization, ensuring that OhioLINK resources and projects meet or exceed our members’ expectation.
Prior to OhioLINK, Pawlowski was the first partner services manager at OverDrive, a worldwide distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, music and video. She was also previously the web applications manager at the Cleveland Public Library (CPL), where she managed web projects and eResources for CPL and the CLEVNET consortium.
Pawlowski has taught information literacy, served on and chaired a number of library-related task forces, worked as an archivist for the Cleveland Orchestra and worked at Cuyahoga Community College and Cleveland State University. Pawlowski wrote the chapter on E-books in the Public Library in Sue Polanka’s “No Shelf Required: E-books in Libraries,” and has presented widely at library conferences including ILEAD and ALA.
Pawlowski holds a master’s degree in library information science from Kent State University, a master of music degree in performance from the University of Hartford and a bachelor of music degree in performance from Kent State.
To learn more about Amy, check out her Meet the Staff Profile.