The Campus Chronicle
Vol. XVI, Issue 6
for the Amherst campus of the University of Massachusetts
Oct. 6, 2000

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Schafer joins Library staff

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Jay Schafer
Jay Schafer

G erald (Jay) Schafer has joined the Library staff as coordinator of Collection Development at the rank of librarian V.

     In his new post, he will manage the work of selectors and bibliographers and shape the growth of library collections.

     Schafer comes from the Hatch Library at Bay Path College in Longmeadow, where he served as director of library and information services since 1997. At Bay Path, Schafer guided the library through the introduction of new technologies to improve management and research capabilities.

     From 1984 to 1997, Schafer held a number of posts at the Auraria Library at the University of Colorado in Denver. When he left Colorado, he was assistant director for research services, with responsibility for managing reference, instruction and collection development.

     Earlier in his career, he was an area manager for the Denver Public Library and was librarian and director of professional communications for the architectural firm of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.

     Schafer holds a master's degree in librarianship from the University of Denver.

 
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