Editors

Zachary FrazierSenior Editor, graduated from the University of South Carolina’s School of Library and Information.  He’s originally from Seattle, WA and now lives in Columbia, SC.  In past lives he’s been a disk jockey, street team member, debater, and bookseller.  He’s on Twitter as @wildbookchase and blogs here.

Kristina WilliamsManaging Editor, is currently an MSLIS student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She works as a reference and instruction graduate assistant at the campus’ undergraduate library. Her professional interests include digital research and information services, literacy assessment and instruction, and student life and culture. Her non-library interests include logic puzzles, running, and hanging out with pups.

Carissa Hansen, Community Manager, is a student in the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s distance LIS program. She currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota and works full-time in the Special Collections, Preservation and Digitization department of the Hennepin County Library system. She developed a love for digitization and archival work while working as an archives assistant at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, where she earned her BA studying English and Family Social Science. In the past, she’s also worked in the Fargo Public Library system. Her professional interests include public service, outreach and programming, archives/special collections, digitization, metadata, literacy/information literacy, and the history of librarianship. You can reach out to Carissa online via LinkedIn or Twitter @libchans.

Nisha Mody, Consulting Editor, is getting her MLIS at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Previously, she was working as a speech-language pathologist, and prior to that, she worked as an IT consultant and IT recruiter managing to dabble in voiceover work as well. Currently, she works at the Communications Library at University of Illinois. Nisha is interested in critical librarianship (#critlib woot!), specifically with information literacy in reference and instruction. She also volunteers as a librarian at the Champaign County Jail for Urbana Champaign Books to Prisoners. She is also a co-founder of the Human Library Champaign-Urbana. Her dream is to apply social justice initiatives in the academic library. Nisha loves avocados, eggs, and bunnies (in no particular order). You can find her on twitter @nishamody.

 

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