Ann Okerson New Center for Research Libraries Senior Advisor on Electronic Strategies
From a CRL Announcement:
CRL has engaged Ann Okerson as Senior Advisor on Electronic Strategies, effective October 1. Ann Okerson served as Associate University Librarian for Collections and International Programs at Yale University, and is Chair of the Professional Committee of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and a current member of IFLA’s Governing Board
CRL will draw upon Okerson’s wealth of knowledge and experience in its efforts to ensure persistent and affordable access for CRL libraries to electronic resources in the humanities and social sciences. Since 2007, CRL has licensed specialized databases through its Global Resources programs, and in 2010 added electronic resources to its annual shared purchase program. More broadly, CRL supports informed investment in digital preservation and electronic resources by its member libraries in the U.S., Canada, and Hong Kong.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.