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Hello Readers!

Submitted by Daniel A. Freeman on June 18, 2008 - 8:46am

I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as your new editor. I’ll be overseeing this blog, as well as future issues of Library Technology Reports and Smart Libraries Newsletter. I am thrilled to be aboard and to be reaching out to the global library technology community.

A little about myself: I am a native of the Chicago area and the son of a librarian. I did not think of becoming one myself until after college, when I got a job working on a bookmobile, and realized the library was the place for me. I’ve always been a technophile, and when I attended the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science my technological and professional interests began to merge. I came to ALA from New York, where I was working in digital media production for a large publishing company.

You will be hearing a lot more from me in the future, but please feel free to contact me at any time with questions or comments.