Damon Campbell received his MLIS from University of Illinois’ LEEP program. He has worked in DePaul University’s Library since 2000 and as a student gained experience in Stacks Management and Circulation.
Upon completing his undergraduate degree in 2004, he was promoted to Approvals Assistant in Technical Services, where he managed approval and firm order shipments and coordinated monographic bindery shipments.
Damon is keenly interested in Technical Services and Collection development, though he is open to other areas of Librarianship.
Shantrie Collins is a 2007 graduate from the University of South Florida, School of Library and Information Science. As a recipient of the ALSTARS (Academic Librarians for Tomorrow’s Academic Researchers) Fellowship, she successfully completed a Master of Library and Information Science. Her diverse educational background consists of a Master in Business Administration and Bachelors in Graphic Design from Auburn-Montgomery. With over 8 years experience in public and academic libraries, Shantrie culminated her academic experience with library rotations in Library Development, Public/Reference Services, Technical Services, Electronic Resources, and Collection Development.
She is a 2006 recipient of the ALA Spectrum Scholarship. An ALA member since January 2007 with divisional memberships including ACRL, ALCTS, and NMRT, Ms. Collins is committed to serving University of Tennessee Libraries and the library community-at-large. Shantrie’s research interests include diversity, metadata, electronic resources management and emerging technologies such as Library 2.0. Her first rotation within the Diversity Residency program focuses on Metadata under the Technical Services & Digital Access unit. She is also interested in working with the Electronic Resources unit and the Digital Library Center.
“Academic librarianship is for those who are constantly intellectually curious and who can apply that curiosity to efforts that help increase the knowledge base of the institution for research, teaching, and learning.” – Camila A. Alire