Assistant Director of Public Services,Arkansas State University
April Sheppard was appointed Assistant Director of Public Services of the Dean B. Ellis Library at Arkansas State University in 2012. Before her most recent appointment, April served as the Library’s Government Documents Librarian for six years – in the same department she worked as a student worker while obtaining both of her undergraduate degrees from Arkansas State. She then moved to Circulation full-time while working towards her MLS from Texas Woman’s University.
Director of the Dean B. Ellis Library, Arkansas State University
Jeff Bailey was appointed Director of the Dean B. Ellis Library of Arkansas State University in 2012 after leading the library for three years in an interim capacity. In his library career, Jeff has held positions in both public and technical services, including serving in the Head of Collection Development and Assistant Director for Public Services positions at Arkansas State. Jeff received his MSLS from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and has been a frequent presenter at the Charleston Conference since 2008.