Nancy Herther received her MLS from the University of Minnesota with a minor in Adult and Continuing Education. She came to the University in 1985 after working in the private sector and as a research consultant.

She is currently the Librarian for Sociology, Anthropology, American Studies & Asian American Studies at the University of Minnesota.

Nancy has published numerous articles and was book review editor for Computers in Libraries (Mecklermedia) in the 1980s. She collaborated on John Weeks's highly regarded Introduction to Library Research in Anthropology (Boulder: Westview Press, 1991, 1998). From 1986-1988, she was a columnist in the journals ONLINE and Database. In 1986 she became the founding editor of Laserdisc Professional (later called CD-ROM Professional). From the early 1990s to 2004 she coordinated the library column for the University's OIT Newsletter, as a method of outreach and education for the University of Minnesota community. Currently Nancy serves on the editorial boards for The Electronic Library (Emerald), Journal of Web Librarianship (Taylor and Francis, Inc) and Charleston Advisor.

Contact information:
Social Sciences & Professional Programs
170b Wilson Library
309 19th Av. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455



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