Marsha Bishop

Marsha Bishop

Observatory Librarian
National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Charlottesville, VA
United States
mbishop@nrao.edu
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As Observatory Librarian, Marsha leads the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) Library team, providing service to NRAO staff as well as astronomy libraries and scientists around the globe. With responsibility for an annual budget of about US$500,000 her team is responsible for establishing a sustainable strategy that meets NRAO goals. The NRAO Library also is charged with supporting astronomy research, responding to over 450 specialized requests annually combined with monitoring and maintenance of the preeminent radio astronomy collection in the world. Marsha serves on two publication boards and, with Bob Hanisch, is the co-chair of the International Astronomical Union Working Group Libraries.