The Library Announces New Hires!

The Library is pleased to announce four new staff additions!

Shane Lin has been hired as the Scholars’ Lab Senior Developer. He holds a B.A. in Computer Science and History from the University of Texas at Austin, and earned his M.A. in History at UVA in 2014; he will complete the doctorate in 2018. During Shane’s first summer at UVA he was a programmer for the Papers of George Washington project, and in 2012–2013 was a Scholars’ Lab Praxis Fellow. He’s been a technologist in the Scholars’ Lab Makerspace for the past three years and a Digital Humanities Fellow since 2016.

Annie McMillion joins the Library as the Electronic Resources Librarian. She will be responsible for managing our EZProxy server, ensuring access to our subscribed database and electronic content, and maintaining library systems like Serials Solutions, LibGuides, and statistics collection. Annie comes to UVA from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration where she was a Library Supervisor. She holds an M.A. in Information Science and Information Systems from Florida State University, and has worked in academic, medical, and government libraries, as well as for library vendors.

Daniel Ray is the Library’s new Music Metadata Librarian and will be in charge of cataloging music scores, music CDs, and sheet music. Dan is from Seattle and earned his MLS degree at the University of Washington. He taught music in middle and high school before deciding he wanted to become a music cataloger. One of his skills is playing the trombone. He’s played in a number of musical groups and bands, serves in the National Guard, and will be joining the National Guard Band in Washington, D.C.

Sunny Taylor begins work on August 7th as executive assistant to University Librarian John Unsworth. Sunny lives in Lovingston, Virginia, and comes to the Library from the UVA School of Medicine where she’s served since 2015 as Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer. Before that, she spent two years at Career Services as Assistant Director for Special Projects. For the six years before that, she worked at the UVA Investment Management Company, first as an administrative assistant, then as Data Librarian, and finally as Records Manager.

Welcome, Shane, Annie, Daniel, and Sunny!

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