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Friday, August 30, 2019 8:42 AM | Carol Green

Melody Dale, Associate Professor at Mississippi State University, recently transitioned from the Coordinator of Old Main Academic Center/Education Librarian into the role of Education and Business Librarian at MSU Libraries. Melody received her M.L.I.S. from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2012 and her B.A. in English with a minor in General Business Administration from MSU in 2008. Melody started at MSU Libraries in 2010 and held various cataloging positions before transitioning into Public Services in 2017 as Education Librarian. Melody is now the Reference Librarian and Subject Specialist for all departments under the College of Education and College of Business.

Cathy Dunn has joined the Collection Management Services department at the MSU Libraries as Assistant Professor/Acquisitions Librarian. Cathy earned her M.A. in Information Science from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in May 2019. She worked at the University of Memphis Libraries and at the Dixon Gallery & Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee while completing her graduate degree through distance education. She is an alumna of MSU, where she obtained her B.A. in English.

Kate Gregory has joined the Congressional and Political Research Center at the MSU Libraries as Assistant Professor/Political Papers Archivist. Kate earned her M.L.I.S. from the University of Alabama in August 2018 where she researched the life-cycle of born digital records. During graduate school, she worked as a Senior Library Associate in the MSU Libraries where she has been a staff member since 2015. She obtained her M.A. in English from MSU in 2011 and her B.A. in English from The University of Mississippi in 2008. In addition to her work in the MSU Libraries, Kate has worked as a freelance writer for The ‘Sip Magazine, taught English at both MSU and East Mississippi Community College, and worked as a copyeditor for the Starkville Daily News.



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