New Director of Library Programs

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Welcome to Ms. Heather Tompkins, the Appalachian College Association’s new Director of Library Programs. Heather comes to the ACA from St. Catherine’s University in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she has served as Head of Library Collection Services. Prior to that, Heather served as Reference and Instruction Librarian at Carleton College. She has participated in the Cooperating Libraries in Consortium (CLIC), serving a group of six universities in the St. Paul Minnesota area.

Ms. Tompkins earned her BA in American Studies and MA in History from Miami University (Ohio), and her MLIS is from the University of Illinois. She has presented and published on a variety of topics, including library consortia, library technology, and digital humanities.