ATLANTA, GA – January 12, 2023 – The Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) has hired Rebecca Crist to serve as Program Coordinator for Shared Collection Resources, starting February 1, 2023. Ms. Crist will succeed Cheryle Cole-Bennett, who is retiring as of March 1, 2023 after nearly 15 years working as ASERL’s Program Coordinator for Shared Print Programming. For the past ten years, Ms. Crist has served as Project Manager for the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA), leading development and implementation of BTAA’s Shared Print Repository Program.
Chris Cox, ASERL Board President and Dean of Libraries at Clemson University, commented, “ASERL libraries have decades of experience in sharing collections using traditional methods. We are excited to explore new processes and technologies that can improve how our collections are used in service to the faculty, researchers, and students at our institutions. Rebecca is coming to ASERL at a great time and she brings tremendous leadership and creativity to these efforts.”
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