Assistant University Librarian, Digital Library Development & Systems
As the Director of Digital Library Development and Systems for the University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Emily manages the infrastructure, applications and programming that support the Penn digital library.
Prior to coming to Penn, Emily held positions as the Applications and Systems Manager for the Seattle Public Library and as an Assistant Curator for the NYU Health Sciences Library. Emily holds an MS in Computer Science from the Courant Institute of NYU, an MS in Library and Information Science from Drexel University, and a BA in German Studies from Yale. In 2018-19, Emily will serve as Vice President/President-Elect of the Library Information Technology Association (LITA). She previously sat on the editorial board of Information Technology and Libraries, the Books panel of the Medical Library Association, the LITA Research & Assessment Committee, and LITA Top Tech Trends Committee. From 2013 to 2018, she was the instructor of Digital Library Technologies at the College of Computing & Informatics of Drexel University.