Oscar Hernandez joined the Freedom branch of Watsonville (Calif.) Public Library as children's librarian December 2, 2013.
Appointments and Retirements
Scott Juskiewicz has been named interim director at Montana Tech Library in Butte.
March 4 Wenli Gao became communication, sociology, and anthropology librarian at the University of Houston Libraries.
Cameron B. Burton recently became supervisor of the Bland (Va.) branch of Smyth-Bland Regional Library.
In February Cynthia Vivian retired as head of Human Resources.
Loida Garcia-Febo, president of Information New Wave in Brooklyn, New York, represented the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions as a speaker at the United Nations Development Programme Meeting on Data Accountability for the Post-2015 Development Agenda in New York January 29–31.
Donald A. B. Lindberg, director of the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland, has been named as recipient of the Coalition for Networked Information/Association of Research Libraries/Educause Paul Evan Peters award recognizing notable, lasting achievements in the creation and innovative use of network-based information resources and services that advance scholarship and intellectual productivity.
Jeannette Glynn, 86, died February 2 in Berkeley, California. Glynn founded Oakland (Calif.) Public Library's Business and Government Library and published the original Who Knows Who: Networking Through the Corporate Boards. Her career also included stints at Atlanta-Fulton Public Library Library System, Inyo (Calif.) County Free Library, Alameda County (Calif.) Library, and Bank of America.