Welcome to my web site. Here you will find information about my professional background and the services I provide to the publishing, vendor, and library communities. You may also obtain information about the projects I am working on, browse samplings of my published work, learn about my employment history, and read references from colleagues and clients.
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I am an independent content developer and consultant with 18 years of experience in the publishing and library fields. I assist content producers — including publishers, aggregators, and distributors of content to libraries — in positioning their products in the appropriate markets, developing resources for K-12, public, and academic libraries and research institutions, and orchestrating initiatives that strengthen relationships between content creators, distributors, and buyers.
I have extensive experience in all aspects of content development, including acquisitions, strategy, library outreach, Advisory Boards, focus groups, and market reports.
My previous roles included overseeing coverage of reference sources and ebooks at Library Journal and assigning books for review in a range of categories, including fine arts, humanities, literature, and education. I have also spearheaded two LIS book series, an LIS newsletter, and several webinars and eCourses for American Library Association on ebooks and digital publishing.
In October 2012, I joined No Shelf Required (a blog about ebooks and digital content) as a contributing writer and editor. There I write about reference publishing, evolution of research content, ebook platforms, and content curation.
I am also co-editor of ALA’s new journal, eContent Quarterly, which offers practical, user-driven solutions and ideas for curating, developing, integrating, and managing content in rapidly-changing digital library environments.
- For insight into my new endeavors, go to Current Projects.
- For more on my professional roles, go to Skills & Services.
- For my detailed employment history, go to Resume.
- For feedback from clients and colleagues, go to References.