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Take Note: Emily Bell, Tessa Beers, Jeff Bernhard

Staff accomplishments for February 19, 2013.


Take Note shares professional news about Harvard Library staff members; it is published periodically on the Harvard Library portal. Have something to share? Please send it to Elizabeth Hedrick, communications officer


Tessa Beers, processing archivist at Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, was nominated to be a representative-at-large for New England Archivists. The election runs from February 12 through March 15, and the elected candidates will be announced at the business meeting at the spring meeting in March. Beers joined Harvard in 2011; she holds an MSLS from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a BA from the University of Georgia. For more information on the election, click here.


Emily Bell recently joined the Harvard College Library as a research librarian in the Services for Academic Programs unit. Bell was previously a librarian at the Boston Medical Library branch at the Massachusetts Medical Society and a reference and access services assistant at the Countway Library of Medicine. She holds a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and a MSLIS from Simmons.


Jeff Bernhard was recently promoted to assistant director of Endpoint Systems Management/ITS Client Services and Support within Harvard University Information Technology. Bernhard's previous positions include assistant director for ITS Client Services and Support and manager of operations for Harvard College Library Information and Technology Services. He has a BS from the University of Hartford.