View More: Joshua is currently the librarian for outreach and promotion at Wheaton College (IL). He also serves as an editor for The Christian Librarian, a journal focusing on issues relating to libraries in institutions of higher education.

He studied at the University of Cincinnati, Miami University, and the University at Albany (SUNY).

His interests as a researcher and speaker include issues of library outreach, information literacy, open access, integrated library systems, social media, library management, human computer interaction (HCI), religion and information, and folksonomies.

He is member of the American Library Association,  the Association of College and Research Libraries, the Association of American Archivists, the Association of Christian Librarians, and Beta Phi Mu

His interests outside of my job include my family, hiking, traveling, classical, jazz, and choral music, good coffee, great food, and thoughtful conversation.

Say hi on twitter @JMichaelAvery

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