ATG People in the News 3/9/18

by | Mar 9, 2018 | 0 comments

According to infoDOCKET “acting U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Director Jim Bradley has retired after more than 47 years of Federal service, with the past 22 years at GPO.  Bradley held numerous leadership positions at GPO, including that of Acting Director since November 2017

“It has been a privilege to serve alongside the men and women of GPO over the last two decades,” said Bradley.  “I want to thank GPO’s employees, Federal agency customers, and members of the library community for their support in carrying out GPO’s mission of Keeping America Informed.”

Bradley leaves behind more than four decades of experience in congressional and agency publishing programs and Federal information policy. Before joining GPO, he held positions at the Internal Revenue Service, as printing officer for the Energy Department, and as a professional staff member of the Joint Committee on Printing.

With Bradley’s departure, GPO’s Chief of Staff, Andrew M. Sherman, will serve as Acting Deputy Director, in accordance with GPO’s succession directive…”

As part of the new Board, Eric Swenson begins his term as NFAIS President for the coming year. Swenson currently is the Director of Product Management for Elsevier’s abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, Scopus. Previously, he managed Elsevier’s search & discovery platforms, the SciVerse Hub, Scirus and SciTopics, respectively.

In addition, prior to joining Elsevier in 2011, Swenson was the Director of Program Management for the Hearst Corporation’s Interactive Media division and an independent consultant serving the new product development and research needs of entities ranging from AT&T Labs Research to startups, interactive agencies, inventors, musicians, investigative journalists, photographers and fine artists. Swenson succeeds Peter Simon, Vice President, NewBank Inc., as NFAIS President…”

According to ACRL Insider you can “learn more about ACRL Vice-President/President-Elect candidates Karen Munro and Penny Beile in a new online recording. Munro and Beile respond to questions prepared by the ACRL Leadership Recruitment and Nominations Committee (LRNC) and discuss their platforms and vision for ACRL. Moderated by LRNC Chair Jennifer Nutefall, the session lasts approximately 50 minutes.

Munro is associate dean of libraries, learning, and research services at Simon Fraser University; and Beile is associate director for research, education, and engagement at the University of Central Florida.

More information on the 2018 ACRL election, including links to candidate statements from C&RL News and a full slate of candidates for ACRL section offices, is available on the ACRL website…”

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