Mary Elizabeth Allen, Managing Editor, is an MLIS student at San Jose State University. She holds a B.A. in Literature with an emphasis in Fiction Writing from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her professional interests include the intersections between critical librarianship and social justice, the history of information sharing, and radical feminist scholarship.
Lauren Bauer, Associate Editor, is a lifelong Los Angeleno and is in the first half of the all-online MLIS program at San José State University. She works with circulation, ILL, and course reserves at a community college library, and hopes to stay in the academic library world after graduation. Her academic focus is on instruction, information literacy, student worker management, resource sharing, and cataloging. Previously she worked as a page and public library assistant, wrote and edited for the LA Zoo magazine and website, and loaned people her corkscrew as an usher at the Hollywood Bowl. She likes Star Wars and indoor cycling, plays trombone in the Lancaster Community Orchestra, and posts rarely and mostly about movies on Twitter at @darthbookworm3.
Robin Gee, Community Manager, is pursuing their MLIS at the University of Wisconsin Madison, focusing on academic librarianship and user experience. They hold an Associate’s degree in Graphic Design and Illustration from Madison Area Technical College, and a B.A. in Web Design and Development from Edgewood College. They currently work as a graduate assistant at Edgewood College’s library, fulfilling ILLs and assisting in web services. Their professional interests include LGBT+ representation, accessibility and UX, research, and information literacy. Outside of libraries, they enjoy making comics and zines, playing D&D, and vintage dance. You can find them on twitter at @robinmgee