JoAnne Sparks, known to many METRO members as the former chair of our Professional Advisory Council, has been appointed Assistant Director for Research and Learning Services at Oxford University Library Services (OULS).
This newly created position unites related activities in the Bodleian Library and OULS. Sparks will have leadership, management, policy, and planning responsibilities for user services in Humanities, Medicine, Science, and Social Sciences, providing reference, access, and outreach services virtually and in 30 subject libraries.
Ms. Sparks comes to this position after five years as the Director of Library Services at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSK). Donna Gibson is now the Acting Director of Library Services at MSK.