UIC’s Catherine Lantz Featured in ACRL STS Current Member Spotlight

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

May 1, 2017

(via the ACRL Science & Technology Section)

Catherine Lantz, Reference Librarian & Liaison, University of Illinois at Chicago

What discipline(s) do you support now, and/or have you supported in the past?–biology, chemistry, and earth science

How long have you been involved with STS?–since 2013

What STS Committees have you served on throughout the years?–STS Research Agenda Task Force and Hot Topics

What do you like most about being involved with STS?–finding out great ideas about collections, instruction, outreach, etc. from librarians who are supporting the sciences; I love when I meet people behind the papers

What do you do for fun in your spare time?–I plan: books to read, naps to take, rocks and twigs to photograph, places to go one day

What book have you read recently and enjoyed?Get Well Soon: History’s Worst Plagues and the Heroes Who Fought Them, by Jennifer Wright, because who doesn’t love reading about pre-modern medicine, and this book is especially cheeky

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