Published 10 times a year in electronic format, the Library Connect Newsletter covers library and information science best practices, issues, technology and trends. Library Connect is a global program from Elsevier for academic, medical, corporate and government librarians. The program includes a free newsletter and other resources, such as webinars, live regional events, and interactive forums including Facebook and Twitter. There are more than 50,000 subscribers in 175 countries to Library Connect webinars and the newsletter. The Library Connect Newsletter was first published in 2002; ISSN: 1549-3725.
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Colleen has managed the Library Connect program since 2010 and is the editor of the Library Connect Newsletter and moderator of the Library Connect webinars. Before joining Elsevier, she worked in communications positions at the University of California, San Diego and San Diego State University, where she started a faculty/staff news website. Her goal with Library Connect is to provide a forum in which librarians from around the world can share their hands-on experience of librarianship and how they are addressing change in their organizations. Colleen attends several librarian conferences a year to meet potential authors and keep a finger on the pulse of what’s happening within the world of library and information science. If you have an idea for a story or would like to catch up at a conference, email Colleen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cindy joined the staff of Library Connect in 2017 and is associate editor of the Library Connect Newsletter and community liaison for Library Connect social media channels. She has been with Elsevier for 16 years, working in editorial and marketing positions in academic research departments including social and information science. While in the research arena, she contributed and edited articles for Elsevier’s SciTech Connect Newsletter, moderated several educational webinars, and participated in key research conferences. As a member of Library Connect, Cindy will be attending several librarian conferences throughout the year and looks forward to partnering with librarians to expand the Library Connect community outreach. You can contact Cindy with story ideas at email@example.com.