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Laura Gewissler

University of Vermont
Director of Collection Management Services
Laura Gewissler is the Director of Collection Management Services at the University of Vermont’s Bailey/Howe Library. She is currently responsible for coordination of collections, technical services, serials management and usage of remote storage. From 1988 to 2012, she served as Collection Development Librarian and eventually Director of Library Services at Georgian Court University Library in Lakewood, NJ. Prior to that she worked at Princeton University as Social Sciences Cataloger. From her early involvement with transformations of liaison roles in collection development, integration of tiered instruction, and implementation of learning commons in libraries, she has managed many budget crises and liaison librarian relationships. Her current area of scholarship is cooperative collection development and shared print retention.