Electronic 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.