<span class="padlock_text"></span> v28 #4 Profiles Encouraged: Emily Billings

by | Oct 2, 2016 | 0 comments

prof_photo_emily_billingsElectronic Resources Librarian, University of North Texas Libraries
1155 Union Circle, #305190, Denton, TX  76203
Phone:  (940) 565-3956  •  <Emily.Billings@unt.edu>

Born and Lived:  I was born in Mount Vernon, TX and have lived all my life in the East Texas area.

Professional Career and Activities:  While I pursued my undergraduate degree in English, I received a job in the university library.  I LOVED working there so much I decided to become a librarian.  My first professional position was as a Public Services Librarian at a community college.  I have participated in the Association of College and Research Libraries, Immersion program teacher track as well as the Texas Library Association, TALL Texans leadership program.

Family:  I am very close with my two younger sisters and parents.

In my spare time:  I spend a lot of time knitting and reading fiction.  I volunteer with the SPCA, the Junior League, and the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.

Favorite Books:  I enjoy reading romance or science fiction novels.  I have read Frankenstein by Mary Shelley numerous times.

How/Where I see the Industry in Five Years:  I see the industry improving and expanding on the evaluation of electronic resources especially in the areas of accessibility and usability.

 

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