Valerie Nye is the Library Director at Santa Fe Community College and has worked in academic libraries for more than 15 years. She is the editor of the newly published book, Intellectual Freedom Stories: From a Shifting Landscape (ALA, 2020) and is currently serving as secretary on the Amigos Library Services board. Valerie holds a BA in English from Cornell College and MLIS from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Rex Krajewski is the Director of Library & Learning Commons Services at North Shore Community College. He previously held positions at the Simmons University Library, including Reference Librarian, Head of Research Services, and Associate Director of Collections & Information Services. He also has been an adjunct faculty member at the Simmons University Graduate School of Library & Information Science, teaching Reference & Information Services and Online Information Services courses online and face-to-face, as well as several Continuing Education courses. Currently, Rex is the Past-President of the academic library network, Higher Education Libraries of Massachusetts (HELM). Rex is a creative innovator and a staunch believer in strategic, evidence-based practice.