“Leading Librarian Ends 400 Years of Male Tradition at Oxford”

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Via Marie S. Newman at Out of the Jungle:

Sarah Thomas ’70 broke more than four centuries of English tradition earlier this year when she became the first woman to lead Oxford’s Bodleian Library, the second-largest library in the U.K. In her new role, Thomas, who has also worked at the Library of Congress and most recently at the Cornell University Library, oversees more than 11 million printed volumes at 40 different sites. She is also responsible for modernizing the library system and bringing it into the digital age, while preserving the library’s long history.

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0 Responses to “Leading Librarian Ends 400 Years of Male Tradition at Oxford”

  1. abrophy says:

    It’s about time.