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On the Move

Magazine article Information Today

On the Move

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* Rebecca Lawrence was promoted to managing director of F1000 from her previous position as managing director of the FlOOOResearch publishing platform, which she launched, along with F1000Posters, during her 6 years at F1000. She has more than 15 years of experience in the STM publishing industry.

* The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) appointed Michelle Bickert as its ebook program manager. She helped plan and implement the statewide ebook initiative Reading Arizona, and she has connections with ebook consortia and related projects in the library field.

* OCLC elected Barbara Preece, director of the Loyola Notre Dame Library in Baltimore, to its board of trustees for a 4-year term that began in November 2015. A former chairwoman of OCLC's Americas Regional Council and former president of the OCLC Global Council, Preece also serves on NISO's (National Information Standards Organization) board of directors and the Maryland Digital Library Board.

* Jeffrey R.N. Forbes, associate professor of the practice of computer science at Duke University and associate dean of Duke's Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, is the new chairman of ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Education Policy Committee. This group aims to improve global opportunities for quality education in computer science and related fields. Forbes will lead the development of initiatives designed to meet this goal.

* ByWater Solutions hired Jessica Zairo as its newest Koha educator. In this position, she helps ByWater's partners learn how to use the Koha open source ILS. …

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