Joshua Parker

Head of Access Services for Humanities & Social Sciences Libraries

Harvard Library

Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Discipline
Social Sciences
Interests
Access Services, Scholarly Communications, Digital Scholarship, Humanities, Social Sciences
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About

Library professional with strong management skills and a demonstrated commitment to delivering outstanding public services. Effective leader with experience developing and expanding staff capabilities and leading organizational change. Academic background in the social sciences. Strong research and reference skills with experience supporting scholars in the humanities, social sciences, health, medicine, and biological sciences.
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Publications

Supporting Public Access to Research Results

Lapinski P, Osterbur D, Parker J, McCray A

College & Research Libraries

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Professional experience

Head of Access Services for Humanities & Social Sciences Libraries

Harvard Library

May 2012 - Present

Access Services Librarian

Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

January 2011 - June 2012 (1 year 5 months)

Circulation Manager

Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

July 2004 - December 2010 (6 years 5 months)

Staff Assistant

Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

October 1998 - November 2004 (6 years 1 month)

Administrative Coordinator

Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

December 2001 - June 2004 (2 years 6 months)

Program Coordinator

Resource Center

June 1996 - August 1998 (2 years 2 months)

Education history

Simmons College

MS, Library and Information Science

September 2007 - May 2010 (2 years 8 months)

University of Chicago

MA, Social Sciences

September 1994 - May 1996 (1 year 8 months)

University of Minnesota

BA, Anthropology

September 1989 - May 1993 (3 years 8 months)