2016 Organizers

Jessica Bechard

Jessica Bechard

Jessica Bechard is a graduate student in Information Studies at University at Albany. She received her Bachelor’s in linguistics from University at Stony Brook in 2010. For the past three years, Jessica has worked for Albany Public Library. When not living and breathing all things public libraries, Jessica enjoys reading, knitting, running, and cycling.


 

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Kimberly Miller

Kimberly Miller is a graduate student in Information Studies Program at the University at Albany. She received her law degree from Arizona Summit Law School in January 2013. She received her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Clemson University in May 2006. Kimberly is pursuing a career as a Legal Librarian. She is currently interning at the Utica College Frank E. Gannett Library.


 

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Erika Palombo

Erika Palombo is a pursuing her MSIS in Library and Information Services at the University at Albany. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Siena College in May 2015. Erika is pursuing a career as a Public Librarian in Technical Services/Cataloging. She currently works as a Library Clerk at the Millbrook Library and the East Fishkill Community Library.


 

Briana Randolph

Briana Randolph

Briana Randolph is a graduate student at University at Albany pursuing a masters in Information Systems and Technology. She received her Bachelors in Communication with minors in Information Studies and Business Marketing from University at Albany in May 2015. Graduating in December 2017, she desires to pursue a career in museums. When her head is not in a book, she enjoys spending time with her family or crocheting a new blanket.


 

Carol Anne Germain

Carol Anne Germain

Carol Anne Germain is the Information Studies, Informatics and Sociology Librarian and the  Office of Access and Academic Enrichment (OAAE) Liaison at the University at Albany. She teaches information literacy skills to students in the OAAE undergraduate programs. She participates in reference, and develops web-based instructional resources. She is one of the co-creators of CitationFox, a citation tool developed at the University at Albany. She also teaches graduate classes in the Information Studies Department, College of Computer Engineering and Applied Sciences. Her research interests include usability, URL persistence in academic resources, and information literacy.