October 24, 2021

Becky Brasington Clark to Head Library of Congress Publishing Office

From The Library of Congress:

Becky Brasington Clark, the longtime director of marketing for Johns Hopkins University Press and a former marketing chief at Brookings Institutional Press, will head the Library of Congress Publishing Office, effective March 7.

The office works in collaboration with the private sector to publish books, calendars and other materials based on the Library’s world-renowned collections.

Clark has served as director of Marketing and Institutional Outreach for Johns Hopkins University Press from 2003 to the present. In that role she has overseen publicity and promotion, directed sales and marketing for the Books Division, directed strategy for digital publications and served as member of the executive group to direct operational, growth and communications strategies for its four press divisions. There, she championed digital publication strategies that drove significant sales growth in e-book revenue and e-commerce.

Clark also directed marketing for the Brookings Institutional Press from 1999-2003, with responsibility for 50 new titles, six journals and a quarterly magazine. Previously, she also worked in marketing leadership positions with The New Republic, Counterpoint Press and Moon Travel Handbooks. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Humanities from Converse College and did graduate study in clinical counseling, business and marketing at Johns Hopkins. Clark serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of American University Presses.

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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