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Susan Stearns

Boston Library Consortium & Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust
Executive Director
Boston, MA
Susan Stearns is the Executive Director of the Boston Library Consortium (BLC) and Project Director for the Eastern Academic Scholars’ Trust (EAST) shared print initiative. She coordinates the activities of the EAST Project Team, works closely with the Executive Committee and is active in advocating for shared print programs nationally. Most recently, EAST sponsored a summit of the major shared print monograph programs in North America, looking at ways those programs could collaborate and coordinate activities in support of protecting and preserving the print scholarly record. Prior to joining the BLC, Susan served in a number of senior strategic planning, marketing and product management roles in organizations that serve academic, corporate and public libraries. She has an AB from Mount Holyoke College and an MS in Library Science from Simmons College.