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Richard Griscom
Title:
Associate University Librarian for Collections and Liaison Services
Department:
Collections Development
Acquisitions, Access, & Licensing
Liaison Services
Division:
Collections & Liaison Services
Library:
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Office:
222 Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Phone:
(215) 746-3418
Email:
Language:
French (citation)
German (citation)
Italian
Biography:
Dick Griscom has served as Director of Collections and Liaisons Services since January 2016. He is responsible for overseeing the expenditure of the Libraries' eighteen-million-dollar collections budget as well as a liaison-services program to promote outreach and engagement with the Penn community. Leading up to his appointment as a director, he was head of the Otto E. Albrecht Music Library and the Eugene Ormandy Music and Media Center for eleven years. Dick is trained as a musician and has played the recorder in the Penn Baroque and Recorder Ensemble since 2004. He is coauthor of The Recorder: A Research and Information Guide, which won the Music Library Association's 2014 Duckles Award for the best book-length bibliography or other research tool in music. During his years at Penn, Dick has led a number of strategic projects for the Penn Libraries. From 2006 until 2008, he was project leader for ScholarlyCommons@Penn - the University of Pennsylvania's institutional repository; he was interim coordinator for humanities collections from 2008 to 2009; and from 2010 until 2014, he was co-team leader of the project that developed the new Franklin catalog.
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Division: Collections & Liaison Services
Department: Acquisitions, Access, & Licensing
Department: Collections Development
Department: Liaison Services
Language: French (citation)
Language: German (citation)
Language: Italian