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James Vaughanhas been appointed Acting Head, Access Services effective August 1, 1996. He will head the newly created Access Services Division until a national search to fill the position can be completed. Mr. Vaughan is responsible for the Regenstein operations of general circulation, reserves, privileges, security, stacks maintenance, and for the Library as a whole, self-service photocopying, Interlibrary Loan, and document delivery services. He may be reached at 702-8351 or">

Katherine Haskins began her new position as Head of Reference Services beginning September 1, 1996. Katherine came to the University of Chicago Library in 1985 as Bibliographer for Art and Architecture, with substantial experience as an art librarain from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Art Institute of Chicago. In October 1995, Ms. Haskins began work as the Acting Head of Reference Services. She worked in a leadership role for the analysis and development of electronic information resources, particularly those that could be delivered over the campus network, and implemented innovative approaches toward the work of the Reference department as a whole. As Head of Reference Services, Ms. Haskins will continue her leadership as the opportunities for development in information technology and other forces of change are brought to bear on delivery of reference and informationservices. She may be reached at 702-8708, or">

Deborah Gillaspie joined the Chicago Jazz Archive in March 1996 as Assistant Curator. In addition to a Master's degree from the University's Graduate Library School, Ms. Gillaspie has a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and an A.B. from Barnard College. Ms. Gillaspie has previously worked for the University of Chicago Libraries in the Reference departments of the Regenstein Library and the D'Angelo Law Library. As Assistant Curator and the Public Services contact for the Archive, she manages the Archive's reading room and Web site, supervises the organization and processing of collections, provides reference service, and is the Archive's liaison to the jazz community. She conducts tours of the Archive and is involved in planning the upcoming exhibit and events celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Chicago Jazz Archive. She may be reached at 702-8451, or">

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