ATG Star of the Week: Amy F. Anderson, Head Serials and Digital Resources, Southwestern University

Amy AndersonName: Amy F. Anderson
Title: Head Serials and Digital Resources
Email: andersoa@southwestern.edu
Organization: Southwestern University
Website: http://www.southwestern.edu/infoservices/

 

Born and Lived: Born in Beaumont, TX.  Live in Georgetown, TX.

Professional Career and Activities: MLIS from UT-Austin; worked at Southwestern University my whole career.

Family: Married, 2 children, 2 grandchildren

In My Spare Time: Reading, gardening

Favorite Books:

  • Red Sky at Morning by Richard Bradford.
  • Pictures of Perfection by Reginald Hill. 
  • Drunken Botanist by Amy Stewart.
  • The Admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King–The Five-Star Admirals Who Won the War at Sea by Walter R. Borneman

Pet Peeves: Illogic.

Philosophy: Try to cause as little damage as possible to everyone and everything.

Most Memorable Career Achievement: Promotion to Associate Professor.

Goal I Hope to Achieve Five Years from Now: Retire!

How/Where Do I See the Industry in Five Years: I think we will see the dust settle a little; some things will still need to be in print.  But there will also be more and more powerful ways to capture and use information.

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