Dear friends and colleagues,
It is my pleasure to announce that Amanda Rinehart has accepted our offer to become the new eScience Librarian. She will begin her new post on Monday, August 29, 2011.
Amanda comes to us from the USDA's Horticultural Research Laboratory in Fort Pierce, Florida. She has an MS in Botany and Plant Pathology from Michigan State University and an MS in Library and Information Science from the University of South Florida. Recently she has also served as the scholarly communications consultant to the Society of Nematologists and as a volunteer at the Miley Library of Indian River State College. She has a wide range of interests including travel, autism, fragile X research, community gardening, multivariate statistics and science communication.
Amanda will be located in Rockefeller Library 103 along with our new Digital Humanities Librarian, Jean Bauer (who begins today), and Tom Stieve our Social Sciences Data Librarian.
Edwin A. (Ned) Quist
Associate University Librarian for Research and Outreach
Brown University Library