On Monday, September 30th the Libraries welcomed Janice Masud-Paul as Librarian for Nursing Research. Prior to joining the Libraries, Janice served as the head of information technology for the Camden County Library System where she had been since 1998. In her role there, she coordinated the shared integrated library management system, networks and associated hardware.
On Monday, August 12, 2013, Sophie Miles joined the Libraries as Technician I for Reserves in the Library Services department. Sophie will work with the reserves team to process physical and electronic items for addition to the reserves collection. She will provide outreach and support for reserves patrons and help maintain reserves collections at all Libraries locations.
On Monday, June 24, 2013 the Libraries welcomed Brian Kall as Senior Financial Analyst in the Libraries Administrative Office. Brian most recently worked in Drexel’s LeBow College of Business as a finance administrator and has experience in retail operations. He earned is MBA in finance at Drexel University.
Brian’s office is located in the Administrative Suite at W. W. Hagerty Library.
On Monday, May 20, 2013 the Libraries welcomed Kate Leisman as Administrative Coordinator in the Libraries Administrative Office. Kate joins the Libraries after working at the University of Pennsylvania Center for Teaching and Learning. Prior to that she served as a financial aid coordinator for Penn’s Law School.
Kate can be reached at email@example.com or 215-895-684. Her office is located in W. W. Hagerty Library.
In November, 2012 the Libraries welcomed Joe Schaffner, evening & weekend reference librarian. Joe has an M.A. in English Literature from Rutgers University and is currently working towards his MSLIS at Drexel, which he will complete in December 2012.
Previously, Joe worked in reference and instruction at Temple University’s Paley Library and as a courseware support intern at the University of Pennsylvania’s Van Pelt Library.
On Monday, September 17, 2012, Chris Clement joined the Drexel University Libraries' staff as the library applications developer. He has a master’s degree in computer science from Drexel University and he previously worked at Lockheed Martin. Chris will be based at W. W. Hagerty Library in the Library Technologies offices.
Gary Jarvis, evening & weekend reference librarian at W. W. Hagerty Library, joined the Libraries’ staff in late August 2012. Gary holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of Iowa and will complete his MSLIS at Drexel in December. He has extensive experience in advising, teaching and writing and has been working at the University of Pennsylvania’s Van Pelt library for the past year.
On Monday, August 20th, the Libraries’ welcomed Katie Montgomery Lewis to the staff at Queen Lane Library as Circulation Clerk. Katie comes to Philadelphia from California, where she attended the University of California – San Diego [UCSD] and graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Literature.
On Monday, May 14, 2012, the Libraries welcomed Ann Yurcaba as director of library administrative services. Prior to joining the staff at Drexel, Ann served as the senior director for member programs and services at LYRASIS, a non-profit organization created to serve and support libraries, with a membership of more than 1,700 institutions. Ann has over 20 years of senior leadership experience working with outreach, programs, professional development and recruitment as well as administrative services. She has a master’s degree in library science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.