Mary Lee Kennedy Appointed as Chief Library Officer at NYPL

“New York Public Library President Tony Marx has appointed Mary Lee Kennedy to a newly-created position, Chief Library Officer. Tasked to accelerate the Library’s digital initiatives and further strengthen through cooperation both the research and circulating divisions of the Library, Kennedy is a nationally respected leader in the library community. “Building on the tradition of 100 years of service to New Yorkers and researchers from around the world, The New York Public Library is keenly aware of this moment of transformation in the universe of information,” said NYPL President Tony Marx. “With Mary Lee we will be able to embrace this opportunity, as she has the perfect combination of digital intelligence, appreciation of the history and role of libraries in civic society, and thoughtful leadership.” (via NYPL)

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