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Ross Harvey appointed to Simmons faculty

From: Amanda Voodre <amanda.voodre<-a>
Date: Thursday, August 28, 2008
The Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information
Science (GSLIS) in Boston announces the appointment of four new
faculty members.

The new faculty members are Ross Harvey, Ph.D., a specialist in the
preservation of library and archival materials ... Harvey will be a
visiting faculty member for two years.

Harvey, previously a professor of library and information management
at Charles Sturt University in Australia, was named a 2007 Fellow of
the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa.  He
received his doctorate from Victoria University of Wellington in New
Zealand and a diploma from the library school at the National
Library of New Zealand. Harvey has held academic positions at
several international institutions, including the University of
Glasgow in Scotland, Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University in
Bangkok, Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Monash University
in Australia, and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

Harvey is the editor of Australian Academic and Research Libraries.
He also co-edited the spring 2007 issue of Library Trends with
Simmons GSLIS Dean Michele Cloonan.  Harvey's research interests
include the preservation of library and archival materials, the
history of print culture, 19th-century New Zealand and Australian
newspaper history, and the history of music printing and publishing.
He has written many articles on library preservation, and his
articles have been published in Australian Library Journal and
Journal of Library, and Information Management, among others.

Amanda Voodre
Simmons College P.R. office
617-521-2176


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