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Take Note: Julie Goldman, Sarah Kinne, Leslie A. Morris, Emily Coolidge Toker

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Julie Goldman is the new Countway Research Data Services Librarian with the Harvard Library. This new position is a dual role involving program development activities and providing data-related services directly to researchers. Julie will be working with Ceilyn Boyd to collaborate with members of the Harvard Library community on the Cambridge campus to help build a new data services program. At Countway Library, she will be working with Director Elaine Martin and the staff there to develop and deliver services for researchers at the Harvard Medical School.

Julie was previously eScience Coordinator with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region, located at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester. With the NNLM, her work focused on building research data education and resources for librarians in New England. Julie is excited to continue her professional role as Managing Editor for the Journal of eScience Librarianship.

Julie earned her MLIS from Simmons College and a BS in marine biology from the University of New Hampshire.


Sarah Kinne is the new Staff Assistant to the Harvard Library Office for Scholarly Communications. In this role, Sarah will coordinate meetings and events on behalf of the office, regulate internal financial procedures, and assist in addressing questions posed by faculty and students. She will harness her experience in nonprofit publishing to assist in the preparation and review of manuscripts written by OSC staff members, which will subsequently be made available to the public in Harvard’s DASH (Digital Access to Harvard Scholarship) repository. Additionally, Sarah will serve as manager of the HOPE (Harvard Open-Access Publishing Equity) fund, which encourages Harvard faculty and students to publish their scholarship in journals that allow free and open access to the public.

Prior to joining the Office for Scholarly Communication staff, Sarah taught first-year college writing and English as a Second Language at the University of Massachusetts Boston, where she earned a MA in English with a concentration in composition studies. She is enthusiastic about contributing her knowledge of pedagogy and digital literacy to explore new directions for OSC outreach.


Leslie A. Morris, Curator of Modern Books and Manuscripts, Houghton Library, was a plenary speaker at the international conference Documentary Heritage of the Russian Revolution, where she spoke on “Research Resources on the Russian Revolution at Houghton Library, Harvard University.” The three-day conference, held in Moscow, was sponsored by the State Public History Library of Russia, the State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia, the Russian State Archive of Social-Political History, and the Russian Historical Society. The conference drew 145 participants from Russia, Europe, and North America.





Emily Coolidge Toker has joined Harvard Library as Learning Technologies Specialist in the Services for Academic Programs (SAP) department. Emily will support FAS librarians with instructional design, educational technology integration, and pedagogical innovation. She will provide training workshops, consultations, and personalized assistance to the library staff as they conduct library instruction for courses as well as public workshops. She will promote pedagogy that is inclusive, learner-centered, and research-based. She will support the purposeful use of new media and emerging technologies in physical classrooms and in online spaces, including Canvas.

Emily comes to HL from Baker Library at Harvard Business School, where she has served as Information Products Librarian since 2015. In that role, Emily has created updates for case studies, conducted archival research, and provided technological support for library innovations. As a writing tutor at Wentworth Institute of Technology, Emily has provided direct assistance to students at a variety of levels to improve writing and research skills. Emily also has several years of experience teaching writing at Sabanci University in Turkey.

She holds a master's in library science from Simmons College, an MA in cultural studies from Sabanci University, and a BA in sociology from Bryn Mawr College. She has a wide range of expertise with educational technologies as well as teaching experience with adult learners.

Published on May 17, 2017.