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Michael R. Blake

  • Associate Director and Head of Instructional Services
  • Phillips Academy Andover
  • 62PublicationsNumber of items in Michael R.'s My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 51Followers

Research interests

Botanical Field and Taxonomic Studies.Library Space Design and Library trendsLibrary InnovationUser ExperienceResearch StrategiesInstructional TechnologiesData CurationData VisualizationAstroinformaticsBibliometrics


A Master Teacher, library professional, and field biologist, with strong management skills and a demonstrated commitment to delivering outstanding public services. Professional interests include research and teaching, instructional technologies, digital curation, science librarianship, scholarly communication and open access, and exploring innovative strategies for enhancing access to resources and services.

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Publications (5)

  • Fish, Fisheries, and Aquaculture

    • Blake M
  • Diseases of Shade Trees

    • Blake M
  • Pelargoniums

    • Blake M
  • The Complete Vegetable Gardener's Sourcebook

    • Blake M
  • The Amphibians

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Professional experience

Associate Director and Head of Instructional Services

Phillips Academy Andover

September 2013 - Present

Digital Resources Librarian and Assistant Librarian

Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

November 2006 - August 2013(7 years)

Associate Director and Head of Instructional Services

Phillips Academy Andover

November 2003 - November 2006(3 years)

Implementation Librarian

ExLibris U.S.A., Inc.

July 2000 - October 2003(3 years)

Head of Reference

Harvard University, Godfrey Lowell Cabot Science Library

September 1990 - July 2000(10 years)

Computer Search Services Librarian

Massachusetts General Hospital

July 1988 - August 1990(2 years)

Information Analyst

Bain & Co. Inc

June 1986 - April 1988(2 years)

Reference Librarian

Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

May 1984 - May 1986(2 years)

Managing Editor, US Operations

Abstrax, Inc.

October 1983 - March 1984(5 months)

Toxicology Information Analyst

Shell Oil Co.

February 1981 - August 1983(3 years)

Librarian II

Houston Public Library

August 1980 - February 1981(6 months)



Emory University

June 1979 - August 1980(a year)


Eckerd College

June 1973 - June 1977(4 years)