Keynote

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Suzanne WonesPhoto Suzanne Wones
Director of Library Digital Strategies and Innovation
Harvard Library

As Director of Library Digital Strategies and Innovations, Suzanne leads the development and implementation of digital strategies for the Harvard Library community. Her work includes examining trends in information technology and digital library development and identifying opportunities for innovation within the Library and with external partners.

During her fifteen years as a Harvard librarian, Wones has advocated for user-focused innovations and developing creative solutions to advance the mission of the University.

As Executive Director of the Harvard Law School Library, she led operations and programmatic efforts, as well as strategic planning and budget management. Suzanne also stewarded faculty/library relationships, and managed all daily activities of the HLS Library, including collection development, case studies, digitization, and academic technology.

Working in libraries since 1993, Suzanne has held roles in Inter-Library Loan, Microforms, Circulation, Reference, and Administration. As a manager, she is an activist for redefining positions to meet the needs of library users and to matching employees to positions where they can thrive.

Suzanne holds a MS in Information, Library and Information Services from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, as well as a MA in American History from the University of New Hampshire and a BA in History from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.