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, July 15, 2013, Spencer Lamm joined the staff of the Libraries as manager, discovery systems. He previously worked as the digital initiatives librarian at Swarthmore College where his responsibilities included managing the infrastructure systems and user-facing applications of the Tri-College Library Consortium, which includes Swarthmore College, Bryn Mawr College and Haverford College.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-895-684. Her office is located in W. W. Hagerty Library.
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.
On Monday, March 19, 2012 the Libraries welcomed Laura Chance as reserves coordinator. Laura previously worked in access services at the University of Georgia and with AmeriCorps, where she helped to develop a partnership between her program and the Free Library of Philadelphia.