Exploring New Ways to Deliver Library Data
About the Editor
Nicole C. Engard is
the Director of Open Source Education at ByWater Solutions, where she
directs the company’s open source education endeavors. In addition to
her daily responsibilities, Nicole has been published in several
library journals and keeps the library community up to date on web
technologies via her website
What I Learned Today...
Nicole’s interest in library technology started at the Jenkins Law
Library in Philadelphia, where she worked as the Web Manager. In
addition to her web development experiences, Nicole has worked as a
metadata librarian and librarian trainer. For her innovative uses of
technology in libraries, Nicole was named one of Library Journal’s
Movers & Shakers in 2007.
Nicole received her BA in Literary Studies and Computer Programming
from Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, and her MLIS from
Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is also an active
member of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) as the chair of the
SLA-IT Blogging Section and the webmaster for the Greater Philadelphia
Law Library Association.
Some of Nicole’s previous publications include articles in Computers in
Libraries, ONLINE Magazine, and Journal of Hospital Librarianship. She
has also written chapters for Thinking Outside the Book: Essays for
Innovative Librarians and Writing and Publishing: The Librarian’s
Handbook, both edited by Carol Smallwood.
You can reach Nicole via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or through her
website at her website What I
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