Regular Contributors

Bohyun Kim, founding editor

Bohyun Kim is the Associate Director for Library Applications and Knowledge Systems at University of Maryland, Baltimore, Health Sciences and Human Services Library. She has particular interests in library innovation and emerging technologies and has worked in web services, e-resources management, digitization, reference, and instructional technologies. She blogs at Library Hat and can be found at @bohyunkim in Twitter. She was a 2011 American Library Association Emerging Leader sponsored by LITA and a 2011 Code4Lib Minority Scholarship recipient and holds a MSLIS from Simmons College and a MA in classical philosophy from Harvard University.

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Margaret Heller, founding member

Margaret Heller works as the Digital Services Librarian at Loyola University Chicago. She also is the volunteer Assistant Director and web development team leader at the Read/Write Library Chicago ( Her work focuses on institutional repositories, open access, and user experience. She graduated with her MSLIS from the University of Illinois in 2008. Find her on the web at Glorious Generalist or Twitter @Margaret_Heller.

Eric Phetteplace, current member

Eric Phetteplace is the Systems Librarian at California College of Arts, Oakland, CA. His interests in librarianship include web design, open access, information literacy instruction, and data-driven decision-making (which is alliterative for “assessment”). He’s passionate about community colleges and enjoys being a jack-of-all-trades technologist. His unprofitable interests include the NBA, modernist literature, alternative rap, and breaking git repos. He can be found at and @phette23 on Twitter.

Lauren Magnuson, current member

Lauren Magnuson is Systems and Emerging Technologies Librarian at California State University, Northridge.  Her interests include PHP, Python, analytics, and data visualization, as well as promoting open source technology in academic libraries.  Lauren has an MA in Information Science and an M.Ed in Educational Technology, both from the University of Missouri, as well as a BA in Philosophy from Tulane University.  She tweets selectively from @lpmagnuson.

Authors in the Past

Becky Yoose, ex-founding member

Gwen Evans,ex-founding member

Jamie Hammond, ex-founding member

Lisa Kurt, ex-founding member

Jim Hahn, ex-founding member

Meghan Frazer

Nicholas Schiller

Guest Authors

Big thanks to:
Andreas Orphanides, Anne Burke, Aimee Fifarek, Ann Porter, Carli Spina, Cynthia Ng, Erin Fisher, Jo Alcock, Joel Richard, John Fink, Kelly Sattler, Meghan Frazer, Nicole Pagowsky, Tod Colegrove, and Will Kurt.

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