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Molly Tamarkin Bio

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As Duke University's Associate University Librarian for Information Technology, Molly leads the development of information technology and technical services for Duke University Libraries. She came to this role after serving as the Chief Technology Officer at the University of Puget Sound. Earlier, she was the Associate Dean for IT in Arts & Sciences at Duke University and also served Duke as the Assistant Dean for IT at the Nicholas School of the Environment. Molly's extensive career managing information technology is augmented by her work as a professional librarian. Before Molly became the Director of Information Technology at Marlboro College, she served as Marlboro's Library Director and, previously, worked at the University of Chicago Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and St. Louis Public Library in numerous capacities.  She is on the review board for EDUCAUSE Quarterly and chairs the EDUCAUSE Evolving Technologies Committee. She also serves on the Kuali Foundation Board and on the Functional Council for the Kuali OLE project to develop a community source enterprise library system . Past presentations and publications have been in evolving technologies and staff development, research computing infrastructure, e-learning, and administrative uses of social software. She has degrees from the University of Chicago, University of Missouri, and the University of Florida.