Karla Hahn is currently the Collection Management Team Leader at the University of Maryland Libraries. In this position she is responsible for collection development and management of purchased or licensed materials in all formats: analog and digital. Since winter 2004 she has coordinated the team developing the Digital Repository at the University of Maryland (DRUM). DRUM was launched on the University of Maryland campus in August 2004. Later this spring she will be taking a new position as Director of the Office of Scholarly Communication at the Association for Research Libraries. Previously Dr. Hahn worked at the Welch Medical Library at Johns Hopkins and at the Health Science Libraries at the University of Michigan.
Doctorate in Information Studies from the U of Maryland. Her dissertation was a study of electronic journal publishing.
MLS from Syracuse University
MS in evolutionary biology from the University of Chicago.