[Preservenw] David S. Ferriero Nominated for Archivist of the
menges at u.washington.edu
Wed Jul 29 15:01:52 PDT 2009
David S. Ferriero, Nominee for Archivist of the United States, National
Archives and Records Administration
Mr. Ferriero serves as the Andrew W. Mellon Director of the New York
Public Libraries, one of the largest public library systems in the United
States and one of the largest research library systems in the world. Mr.
Ferriero is responsible for collection strategy; conservation; digital
experience; reference and research services; and education, programming,
and exhibitions. The NYPL has 2600 full-time employees and a budget of
$273 million. Prior to taking the Director position in June 2007, Mr.
Ferriero served as the Chief Executive of NYPLs Research Libraries for
three years and as the University Librarian and Vice Provost for Library
affairs at Duke University. He began his career as a Junior Library
Assistant at the MIT Libraries, where he spent 31 years, leaving in 1996
as the Acting Co-Director of the MIT Libraries.
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