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John Culshaw was named University Librarian at the University of Iowa on August 1, 2013. In this role, he is responsible for leading the University of Iowa Libraries, the largest library system in Iowa, in providing collections, services, and spaces to the University community and beyond. Culshaw comes to Iowa after nearly 21 years at the University of Colorado Boulder, most recently serving as Senior Associate Dean of Libraries. He received a BA in History from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, pursued graduate coursework in History at Marquette University, and holds an MS in Information Studies from Drexel University.
Culshaw is the co-author of Managing Information Technology: A Handbook for Systems Librarians and has published and presented widely on topics related to information technology in academic libraries, integration of library and campus technologies, and planning and developing library spaces for today’s generation of researchers and learners. He was twice elected Chair of the international Innovative Users Group (1997 and 2009) and has been active in the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). Culshaw is also a 2012 alumnus of the Association of Research Libraries’ Research Libraries Leadership Fellows (RLLF) Program.