January 17 Polly Cipparrone became manager of San Diego County Library's Del Mar branch.
Appointments and Retirements
The University of Houston Libraries promoted Santi Thompson to head of digital repository services February 1.
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.
February 3 Marianne Braverman became marketing and programs manager for ASCLA and RUSA.
March 10 Charles P. (Charlie) Wapner became information policy analyst in the Washington Office's Office for Information Technology Policy.
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.