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Congratulations, Anne Liebst!

Anne Liebst, an alumna of the School of Library and Information Management at Emporia State University, has been named the new director of library services at University of Arkansas at Fort Smith.

As director of UAFS library services, Liebst will oversee the planning, implementing, directing and evaluating of all services provided by the library. Additionally, she will develop, manage and maintain the library’s print and non-print collections supporting the academic and research programs of the university, develop policies, procedures and evaluation strategies for building and managing collections, while strategically analyzing the needs of the student body.

Before taking on the role of library director at UAFS, Liebst worked as the discovery and access coordinator for the Ottenheimer Library at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where she provided vision and leadership for discovery and access to library and archive materials, assisted in developing and maintaining vision, strategy, policies and standards, and collaborated with colleagues at UALR to ensure a responsive, leading-edge digital library program.

Congratulations, Anne Liebst!


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It's a beautiful day in Baltimore at ACRL with Perri Parise (Portland MLS Director), Marty Hale (retired SLIM Dean), Wooseob Jeong (SLIM Dean) and Kathie Buckman (Emporia MLS Director.)



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