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About Marseille Miles Pride

Marcy Pride MLS, MA, served as Dean of the Jerry Falwell Library. She was also the former Associate Dean of Research and Customer Services at Liberty University’s ILRC, where she led the development of a one-step Customer Service philosophy and approach, using a service design model. Dean Pride was also the former Director of the Oyer Memorial Library at Washington Bible College and Capital Bible Seminary in Lanham, Maryland. Prior to this, Dean Pride was a Public Library Consultant, with the Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Library and Services. She has also held positions as a business and reference librarian at American University, and the Head of Collection Management at The University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
In 2002, her work on the statewide campaign "It’s Never Too Early" won the American Library Association’s John Cotton Dana Award for Library Public Relations. After a successful career in the corporate arena, k-12 education, and for a variety of non-profit organizations, Dean Pride became a librarian. She has held offices in a number of community and civic organizations and has volunteered at the Enoch Pratt Free Library’s Lifelong Literacy Center. She served on the Executive Board of the Maryland Library Association, and she was appointed to the National Advisory Board for Healthy People 2010 and an ATLA Task Force on Theological Librarianship. Dean Pride has over 20 years of experience in establishing and managing collaborative efforts and in multicultural cooperatives. She has served as a consultant to Big Brothers and Big Sisters, the Urban League and the United Way of Central Maryland.
A frequent speaker at conferences and retreats both nationally and internationally, Dean Pride is also co-author of Blueprint for Marketing Your Library. She believes in the power of libraries to enrich our lives and expand our horizons.


January 2016 - January 2016 Retired - Dean, Liberty University Jerry Falwell Library

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Marcy M. Pride
Dean, Jerry Falwell Library
Liberty University


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