Bobbi is dedicated to helping libraries find their place in the digital age. She is passionate about 21st century literacies and the role of all libraries in equal access and opportunity for all. Her professional interests include digital and technology based services, the digital divide, and improving existing services through expanding traditional methods, while creating innovative new practices.
On the personal side, she is on a never-ending quest for the perfect pair of shoes.
Professional service and involvements include:
- LITA representative on the ALA OITP Digital Literacy Task Force
- Councilor-at-Large, ALA
- Advisory Committee, OITP
- Conference Committee, ALA
- Chair, Transliteracy Interest Group, LITA, ALA
- Library Advisory Group for the Pew Internet & American Life research initiative to study the changing role of public libraries and library users in the digital age
Noteworthy projects and accomplishments:
- founder and coordinator, semi-annual Library Day in the Life Project
- co-founder and editor This Is What a Librarian Looks
- contributing editor and advocate at Library Renewal
- co-founded Transliteracy Interest Group, LITA, ALA
- co-founder and writer for the Libraries and Transliteracy Project.
- contributor to the Transliteracy Research Group
- Library Journal Mover and Shaker, 2011