Amy Johnson Named Florida’s New State Librarian
Amy Johnson, a longtime administrator with the state library system, has been tapped as the new state librarian and director of the Division of Library and Information Services.
Johnson has been with the division since 2000; for the past three years she has been chief of library development [a job she’ll continue until a replacement is hired].
Johnson earned her undergraduate degree at The University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn. She earned a master’s degree in library science from Florida State University. Prior to joining the Florida Division of Library and Information.
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.