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About Barbara Tierney

Barbara is Head of Research and Information Services for the University of Central Florida Libraries (2013 to the present). She formerly served as the Head of Research and Information Services for the University of North Carolina, Charlotte (2011-2012).

Barbara was an Invited Speaker at the 2016 Japan Association of National University Libraries JANUL Symposium at the University of Tokyo where she presented "The Learning Commons Service Model in North America"  on January 29, 2016.  Barbara also was a Plenary Speaker at the 2012 Canadian Learning Commons Conference where she presented "Re-Learning the Commons: From Conceptual Overview to Case Study" (by D. Beagle and B. Tierney).

Barbara’s publications include “Transforming Library Service Through Information Commons” (by D.R. Bailey and B.Tierney, ALA Eds., 2008) and “The Information Commons Handbook” (by D. Beagle, with B. Tierney and D.R. Bailey, Neal-Schuman Pub., 2006).

Education:
Master of Arts in Library Science  University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
Bachelor of Arts   Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois)

Honors:
Phi Beta Kappa Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois)
Beta Phi Mu University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
Awarded tenure University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Assoc. Professor Emeritus University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Contact information:
Telephone: 407-823-5464
FAX: 407-823-5865
Address: University of Central Florida Libraries
P.O. Box 162666
Orlando, FL 32816-2666

Positions

Present Head of Research and Information Services, UCF Libraries, University of Central Florida
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