Bridget joined the NIH Library in 2015 as one of the Library's Information Architects. She serves as the custom information solutions/digital initiatives lead librarian, employing knowledge of library science and information architecture principles in the accomplishment of various library and scientific projects.
Previously she worked at the U.S. Department of State, Ralph J. Bunche Library, the Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries, and the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Library. In her various positions, she has demonstrated a strong ability to innovate and to apply technology in novel ways. Initiatives she has led include a PDA (Patron Driven Access) eBook pilot, a Safari enterprise licensing initiative, and unified discovery service (Summon) pilot and implementation. Bridget has served on several advisory boards and committees, including the Springer Government Library Advisory Board, ERIC Collection Advisory Group, and as the ASIST Representative to FLICC (Federal Library and Information Center Committee).
- BA, Sociology/Minor in Business Administration, University of Notre Dame
- MLS, University of Maryland, College Park
What Can I Do For You
Bridget is the lead librarian for the Custom Information Solutions Service which is focused on building partnerships to meet the information needs of researchers through the development and application of information tools. This service supports NIH researchers and project teams by creating targeted information solutions, including custom web sites, visualizations, profiles, digitization, and bibliometric evaluation services. The service provides project management and consulting support, and utilizes web development, information architecture, and content management to create user centered services.