Featured member: Alison Scott Ricker

asr2009smallAlison Scott Ricker is Science Librarian at Oberlin College Science Center Library, Oberlin, OH. She has been a CLS member for 30 years!

What are you reading or listening to today?
The Last Beach by Orrin Pilkey

What’s the best part of your work day?
Any time I’m asked a question that requires some thought and sleuthing through scholarly sources, learning something new along the way.

What are you most excited about right now (library-related or otherwise)?
The ongoing transformation of scholarly communication, with new possibilities for open access research results that are thoroughly reviewed and made accessible to all.
How has your membership in CLS helped you?
In my earliest days as a college librarian, it was an effective way to meet peers, learn from others, and find meaningful ways to be involved in our professional association.

Contact Alison at aricker@oberlin.edu
See also: http://oberlinsciencelibrary.blogspot.com/