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Marianne Ryan Bio

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Marianne Ryan is Associate University Librarian for Public Services at Northwestern University, where her areas of responsibility include information services at NU libraries on both the Evanston and Chicago campuses, educational and outreach initiatives, and faculty liaison work.  Previously she was Associate Dean for Learning at Purdue University Libraries, where she managed all campus libraries and a robust information literacy agenda.  Marianne began her career as a government information librarian, most recently at the University of Maryland College Park, developing innovative information services to support and promote citizen information awareness.  She held adjunct appointments at four schools of library and information science where her courses included research methods, management, and information use.  Her research interests include national libraries, primary source research, and information engagement, particularly as it relates to encouraging an informed citizenry.  In addition to an MA in Library and Information Science and a PhD in Higher Education Policy and Administration both from The University of Iowa, Marianne holds a BA in History and English and an MA in writing.