172: Amanda Clay Powers, Martin Garnar, Dustin Fife

Guest host Sarah Clark chats with Amanda Clay Powers, Martin Garnar, and Dustin Fife, authors of A Starter’s Guide for Academic Library Leaders: Advice in Conversation, about learning through conversation, fundraising, and how white leaders can initiate diverse, equitable, and inclusive change at their place of work.

Amanda Clay Powers is dean of library services at Mississippi University for Women, email: acpowers@muw.edu, twitter: @AmandaClay

Martin Garnar is dean of Kraemer Family Library at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, email: mgarnar@uccs.edu, twitter: @MartinGarnar

Dustin Fife is director of library services at Western State Colorado University, email: dfife@western.edu, twitter: @DustinTheFife

Sarah Clark is Dean and University Librarian at La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA. in her spare time she knits, cooks, and is currently attempting to learn pottery. Sarah writes about issues in educational and library leadership at the Kind Leadership Guild.  


A Starter’s Guide for Academic Library Leaders: Advice in Conversation [ALA Store]

92: Jacob Berg

Guest host Sarah Clark chats with Jacob Berg, Senior Librarian at the United States Department of State and blogger at beerbrarian.blogspot.com.

jacob berg

Jacob Berg is Senior Librarian at the Stephen Low Information Center, Foreign Service Institute, United States Department of State, via The LAC Group. He previous served as Director of Library Services at Trinity Washington University, holding that position from 2011 to 2015. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife, two kids, two dogs, and blogs about libraries and beer at beerbrarian.blogspot.com. You can find him online @jacobsberg.

Sarah Clark

Sarah Clark, PhD, is Associate Library Director at the Rogers State University Libraries in Claremore, Oklahoma, and recently completed her doctorate in Higher Education Leadership at Oklahoma State University. She also blogs (and will soon be podcasting) about library leadership issues at betterlibraryleaders.com. In her spare time, Sarah knits, writes, plays tabletop RPGs, and co-hosts a podcast about a 50 year old boy band. Sarah lives in Northeast Oklahoma with her husband and two cats.