Joy M. Banks, MSLS, is a consultant specializing in helping GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums) organizations. With more than ten years of professional library and archive experience, her consulting strengths include project management and review; cataloging and digitization projects; documentation review and writing; and grant writing assistance. Joy currently serves at the Past-Chair of the Museums, Arts, & Humanities Division of SLA and is a member of the Florida & Caribbean Chapter.
Joy holds a MS in Library Science from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and a BA in English from Florida Southern College.
For more information on Joy, please visit her website.
Living in Waterford City, Ireland Siobhan gained her MLIS from University College Dublin in 2013.
Siobhan recently completed a Library and Records Management Internship with the Heritage Council of Ireland, gaining extensive experience in library collections management, archives, and records management, project initiation and scoping, publications management, and conference planning and organisation.
You can always find Siobhan at her twitter account: @shivguinn.
Molly Kuramoto works as a Library Technician for the Lexmark Library, located in Lexington, Kentucky. She became a member of SLA in 2013. Molly currently serves as the Director-at-Large for the Kentucky Chapter and previously served as a council member on the First Five Years Advisory Council during 2015.
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Stella is an MSLIS candidate student at Pratt Institute, with a concentration in archives, and is SLA@Pratt chapter President. When not at Pratt, she works at both the Morgan Library and Museum and the Watson Library at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She loves to bake in her spare time and to spend her Sundays at Fort Tryon Park.
Madalyn Baron is an Analyst with Interpublic Group’s Center for Marketing Intelligence. She earned her MSLIS from Pratt Institute in 2013, and Bachelors in Anthropology from SUNY Potsdam. She is an active member of SLA New York and METRO.
Sheryl Ramer is the director of the Health Sciences Library at Icahn Mount Sinai School of Medicine at Elmhurst Hospital Center. She promotes the library to health professionals, performs literature searches and teaches classes.
Sheryl has taught, “What are podcasts and what role can librarians play,” a webinar for the American Library Association. Her interview with Dr. Scott Weingart, host of EmCrit, a medical podcast, is online. She also tweets extensively about podcasts from @podcastlib.
She listens to podcasts up to 6 hours per week. Her favorite podcasts are NPR Fresh Air, You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes, 60 Second Science, LIVE from the NYPL, and Dear Sugar.
SUSAN S. DIMATTIA, consultant, educator and editor, served as President of SLA in 1999-2000. She has taught Introduction to the Information Professions, Special Librarianship, Library Marketing, Advocacy for Information Professionals, and Communications for Information Professionals at the Graduate School of Information and Library Science, Pratt Institute, and has been a guest lecturer on several occasions in graduate schools at Simmons, Rutgers, and Southern Connecticut State University. She worked for many years in the offices of Library Journal and has conducted consulting projects for a variety of content providers in the information field.