Kristen Mapes photoKristen is in her second year of the Rutgers University MLIS program and plans to graduate in May 2014. By that time, she will also have completed an MA in Medieval Studies from Fordham University.

She works as a Reference Assistant at the Library of Science and Medicine at Rutgers and has recently interned in Special Collections and Reference at Fordham’s Walsh Library.

While working toward her MLIS, Kristen has enjoyed learning about and becoming involved in professional organizations, especially ACRL/NY and ALA’s New Member Roundtable. Kristen looks forward to entering a career in academic libraries with particular interests in digital humanities, special collections, and humanities reference.

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Her Twitter feed reflects her future career in librarianship as well as her avid love for professional cycling. Follow her on Twitter at: @kmapesy and find her on LinkedIn here