May 28, 2022

Profile: “A Librarian For Digital Times (Barbara Rockenbach Begins University Librarian Job at Yale)

From Yale Alumni Magazine:

It’s a strange time for Yale’s libraries. Instead of venturing into Sterling’s labyrinthine stacks or summoning rare books in the Beinecke’s subterranean reading room, students have been relying on Yale’s digital collections and online services since March. Luckily, Barbara Rockenbach, who becomes the university librarian on July 1 after three years as associate university librarian at Columbia, has a wealth of experience with the library tools of the digital age.

Read the Complete Article

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( 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, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.