Library and Information Science Alumni Association Career Panel

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UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies

290 Charles E Young Drive North

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Los Angeles, CA 90095

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Come See What's Possible! A Series of Career Panels

The UCLA Library & Information Studies Alumni Association proudly presents a suite of exciting career panels of graduates who went on to do something a little... unexpected!

This is an excellent opportunity for students to connect with accomplished alumni and to learn firsthand the innovative applications of a UCLA Library & Information Studies graduate degree. Come see what's possible!

PANEL A (MIXED) 1-2 PM

Danielle Ball: Librarian, Correctional Facility (Virtual)
As a librarian for CDCR (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation), I provide professional library services to adult male inmates at a minimum to medium security prison. I received my MLIS from UCLA in 2013.

Danielle Hammond: Associate UX Researcher (In-Person)
Danielle Hammond, MLIS 2013, works as a UX researcher at DirecTV/AT&T. She spends her days trying to make TV and entertainment easier, clearer, and better. In her down time she preserves personal archives, chills with cats, and enjoys newlywed status.

Michael Qiu: Library Relations Manager, ACS Publications (Virtual)
Michael is currently the Library Relations Manager for the American Chemical Society (ACS Publications), located in Washington, DC. Before going to ACS, Michael was a Science and Engineering Librarian at the University of Southern California serving as a subject librarian for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. In addition to his MLIS from UCLA, Michael has his BS in Chemistry from Iowa State University.

PANEL B (Virtual) 2-3 PM

Kelle Anzalone: Library Media Technician III, Mission Hills High School
Kelle Anzalone received her MA in Moving Image Archive Studies from UCLA in 2014. Prior to her time at UCLA she completed her BA (in 2010) at UCSD in Communication with a minor in film studies.

Pearl Ly: Director, Learning Commons at Skyline College
Community college library manager in the Bay Area. Northern VP/President-Elect of the California Academic Research Libraries (CARL).

Thomas Vose: Director, Palmdale City Library
Thomas Vose is the director of the Palmdale City Library, located in the high desert north of Los Angeles, a position he has held since 2013. He holds an M.A. in history from UC Riverside, as well as an MLIS from UCLA (2006), and was a Eureka! Leadership Institute 2009 fellow.

PANEL C (In-Person) 3-4 PM

Tommy Keswick: Digital Technologies Development Librarian
Tommy Keswick has built his career around libraries and technology with previous roles at an academic library consortium and a library-centric web development firm. Currently at Caltech he uses his diverse skills and experience to build custom website and repository solutions for the library and archives.

Grace G Lau: Information Architect
Grace is an Information Architect at Perficient's experience design agency, Perficient Digital. She received her MLIS from UCLA in 2007, where her graduate portfolio focused on information-seeking behavior in online communities, gaming, and communities of practice. Previously, she worked as an in-house Information Architect at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Online and as a consultant doing both strategic and tactical design working with clients in healthcare, internet security, and automobile services. She has worked on large intranets and websites, eCommerce and search systems, a content management system, and a mobile app. Most recently, Grace has conducted user research and led the taxonomy development for a website redesign of a major medical devices manufacturer. When she's not working, she's organizing her kitchen and working on a controlled vocabulary on Asian dramas. Find her on LinkedIn and twitter @lauggh.

T-Kay Sangwand: Associate Librarian, Librarian for Digital Collection Development, UCLA Digital Library Program
T-Kay Sangwand is a Certified Archivist with experience seeking, developing, and maintaining digital preservation partnerships with non-governmental organizations in U.S., Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Prior to UCLA, she was the Archivist for the Human Rights Documentation Initiative and Librarian for Brazilian Studies at UT Austin.

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