Lauren Schiller currently lives in Chicago and is looking for work. Lauren has a Masters degree in Library and Information Science from Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science where her course work focused on digital libraries and building and using databases. She has over ten years experience in library positions with a wide range of duties including working with rare books and archival materials, preservation projects, reference services, cataloging, and acquisitions. Her research interests include book history, digital preservation, open access, intellectual freedom issues, and archival activism.


  • Master of Science, Library and Information Science, Simmons College, Boston MA, 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts, Physics, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA, 2001

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Work History

Texas A&M University: Jan. 2010-Apr. 2015

  • Library Specialist III, Cushing Memorial Library and Archives
  • Library Specialist I & II, West Campus Library Access Services, Reserves

Harvard University: Aug. 2001 – June 2009

  • Library Assistant, HCL, Technical Services, Cataloging Support Services
  • Library Assistant, HCL, Technical Services, Materials Management
  • Library Assistant, HCL, Technical Services, English Division
  • Cataloging Assistant, HCL, Technical Services, Materials Management
  • Preservation Assistant, HUL, Weissman Preservation Center
  • Microfilm Inspector, HCL, Widener Library Imaging Services

Spherion Staffing Services: Sept. 2007 – Jan. 2008, Oct. 2008-July 2009

  • Adaptive Technology Laboratory, Harvard University