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Ryan Blake

Ryan Blake

Ryan Blake is a native Austinite and second generation Longhorn with an MSIS and BA in English, both from the University of Texas at Austin. Before deciding to work in libraries, he taught in middle and elementary schools. He is thrilled to be a part of the Stark Center, which allows him to combine his professional...

Geoff Schmalz

Geoff Schmalz

Geoff Schmalz graduated from Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota with a Bachelor of Arts in History in 1998. He then worked in a variety of capacities for Barnes and Noble Booksellers in both Minnesota and Texas from 2000 to 2007. He entered the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin in...

Christy Toms

Christy Toms

Christy Toms is a native Marylander making Texas her new home. She holds a Master of Science in Library and Information Science and a Certificate in Advance Study in Digital Libraries from Syracuse University. Christy is enthusiastic about the preservation, accessibility, and education of information specifically within special libraries, archives, and museum environments. She is excited...

Cindy Slater

Cindy Slater

Cindy Slater comes to the Stark Center from the U.S. Olympic Committee, where she was the Manager of Library & Archives for over 20 years. As one of the few “sports librarians” in the country, Cindy has extensive experience with the sport science and medicine literature, as well as Olympic-related documentation and organizations. She enjoys assisting...