Video Profile: Sal Magaddino, Deputy Director for Logistics of BookOps, Says “It’s All About Service”
A new video profile from the New York Public Library.
Sal Magaddino is passionate about his job as the Deputy Director for Logistics of BookOps, which is charged with distributing over 35,000 materials a day to more than 150 locations throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island, and Brooklyn. With the help of an energetic team, he’s been able to completely transform the way the Library circulates materials and reduce delivery times dramatically. This behind-the-scenes story shows that the mechanical heart of the Library takes a lot of big hearts to make it run.
See Also: BookOps Info Page
See Also: NYPL, Brooklyn Merge Technical Services (by Meredith Schwartz, via LJ; February 22, 2013)
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