Michael Smith, MLIS
Interlibrary Loan, Periodicals and Reference
Michael heads the Interlibrary Loan and Periodicals departments. He also spends time at the reference desk and updates the library website and Facebook page.
Michael has worked in public and academic libraries since 2003 and earned a Master's degree in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University in May 2009. He is particularly interested in information literacy and access, technology trends within the library, and promoting library use to students and the public. Prior to his library career Michael worked in television and radio.
Outside his professional library life Michael is an avid cyclist and runner and participates in races and tours all over Northern California and beyond. He enjoys reading fiction (noir, detective, and recent award winners), non-fiction (biography, history, and current events), watching challenging films, and listening to music from his collection of more than 5,000 vinyl records and cds.