director comes to Clemons Library
University Library has named Vicki Coleman as the new director
of Clemons, the undergraduate library. She replaces Jim Self,
who left in February to become the director of the University
Library's Management Information Services.
comes to U.Va. from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, where
she had been director of the Spahr Engineering Library since 1998.
She was previously head of electronic reference services at Texas
who begins her job Sept. 5, said she looks forward to the opportunity
to work closely with undergraduate students and "with a staff
that has such obvious pride in their jobs." She plans to
seek suggestions from students about what services the library
could better provide.
received her B.S. in mechanical engineering from North Carolina
A&T State University in 1984 and master's of Information and Library
Studies from the University of Michigan in 1993.