Elizabeth Kiscaden Named Dean and University Librarian of the University of Cincinnati Libraries
From the University of Cincinnati:
Elizabeth Kiscaden, MLIS, AHIP, has been named dean and university librarian of the University of Cincinnati Libraries, effective Aug. 14, pending approval by the UC Board of Trustees.
Kiscaden currently serves as university librarian and assistant vice provost of library services at Creighton University. While at Creighton, she has worked to modernize legacy library systems and infrastructure to support an anytime, anywhere, any device philosophy and is overseeing the development of a single library enterprise, bringing together campus and health sciences libraries.
“I am excited to join UC Libraries and work with the many talented professionals that make UC the leading, research-intensive university that it is,” says Kiscaden. “The opportunity to help advance the university’s vision of reshaping higher education to meet the needs of the next century is one I could not pass up, and I look forward to making the diverse, vibrant community of Cincinnati my home.”
Kiscaden has held positions at the University of Iowa, first as the head of library services at Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, and later as the associate director of the Greater Midwest Regional Office of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. Earlier in her career, she served as the Library Director of the Luise V. Hanson Library at Waldorf College and held the position of Medical Librarian at Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa.
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