Here is the latest “People in the News” column by Ann-Christe Galloway. It is from the January 2013 issue of C&RL News and it lists a number of announcements, appointments, retirements and obituaries related to academic libraries throughout the country. And in case you missed it here is the link to the December column.
Hlava, a pioneer in the information management industry, founded Access Innovations in 1978. She holds 21 patent claims in two patents for a number of technological processes including automatic text processing and management and software-based methods for searching chemical names in text-containing documents.
She was chosen from more than 400 nominees by a panel of judges based on her leadership, community service and support of other women in the professional world…
- De Gruyter Expands North American Presence with New STM Hires
With the start of the new year, De Gruyter is expanding its editorial team in the US. Alexander N. Greene will spearhead the ongoing development of the STM (Science, Technology, Medicine) program area at the publisher’s Boston offices.
In past years De Gruyter strengthened its humanities program in US, hiring seven new employees. The US sales team was also expanded to seven positions. Thanks to these new hires De Gruyter was able to enhance its market share and improve its reputation in the American academic community.
“The new editorial positions in Boston are part of the ongoing strategic expansion of De Gruyter’s international activities,” says Sven Fund, CEO of De Gruyter. “Our new colleagues in Boston will help to elevate the profile of our company in the word’s largest market for academic publications.”
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.