John Barnett Appointed as New Executive Director of Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL)
The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is pleased to announce the appointment of John Barnett as its new Executive Director, effective July 1, 2015.
John brings to the position an extensive background in academic libraries, including experience with the administration of a 75-member academic library consortium, and a strong understanding of the opportunities of the evolving information environment.
John is currently Scholarly Communications Librarian at the University of Pittsburgh, a position he has held since 2011. Prior to that role, he was Assistant Director of the Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium, Inc (PALCI) for four years. He has also held leadership positions in collection development at Gettysburg College and the University of Texas at San Antonio, and has experience managing and delivering reference and instruction services. John has a Bachelor of Arts from East Carolina University and a Master of Library and Information Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
John will succeed Kathy Scardellato, OCUL’s first Executive Director.
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) 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.