Steve chats with Bonnie Tijerina about patron and data privacy, her passion for librarianship, creating conferences, and her work with the Data & Society Institute, Library Consulting Network, SXSW, and the Awesome Foundation.
is currently a researcher at the Data & Society Institute
and a Lecturer at University of Wisconsin, Madison’s iSchool
. She is founder of ER&L
(Electronic Resources & Libraries) conference and organization, created to facilitate communication and foster collaboration among information management and e-resources professionals in libraries. Bonnie has worked in academic libraries for over ten years, most recently at Harvard University. She annually hosts the Designing for Digital
Conference in Austin, TX and coordinates the Library Consulting Network
. Bonnie gives microgrants for awesome library projects through the Awesome Foundation Chapter for Libraries
and she tweets @bonlth