Interview with Jeffrey MacKie-Mason, University Librarian at UC Berkeley
A Q&A style interview with Jeffery MacKie-Mason was posted today on the UC Berkey’s Berkeley News.
Here’s one of questions and answers.
From the Introduction:
A scholar with expertise in online information, public policy and economics, Jeffrey MacKie-Mason started attending meetings on campus last summer and assumed the reins as UC Berkeley’s new university librarian on Oct. 1.
Five months into his new role, MacKie-Mason spoke with Berkeley News about his early impressions of UC Berkeley and the library, and his vision for its future.
Many campus instructors will have a librarian come in to teach information-literacy skills, to support the research and learning process. We also have our own library classrooms where we teach not-for-credit workshops. We need to expand our instructional services.
Read the Complete Interview
See Also: Video: UC Berkeley’s Incoming University Librarian, Jeffrey MacKie-Mason, on Why Privacy is Doomed (September 26, 2015)
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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.