Advisory Areas – MLS and MBLC

Staff of the Massachusetts Library System (MLS) and of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) welcome the opportunity to work with members of the library community on a wide range of issues.

Advisory & consulting subject areas are listed below.  MLS staff names are linked to their email address below.

The MBLC Staff Directory by Program is linked HERE:

MLS Consulting / Advisory AreaMLS Staff
Academic LibrariesKelly Jo Woodside
Adult ServicesAnna Popp, Kristi Chadwick
AdvocacySarah Sogigian, April Mazza
Apple Computers / mobile devices (OS X & iOS) Scott Kehoe
Basic Library TechniquesKristi Chadwick
BiblioTempsShelah Coullard
Board Development, Library TrusteesKristi Chadwick
Career Resources and ProgramsShelah Coullard
Collection Development - AdultAnna Popp, Kristi Chadwick
Collection development - Youth Sarah Sogigian, April Mazza
Continuing Education Sarah Sogigian
Database Cooperative purchasesSteve Spohn
Database licensing / contractsGreg Pronevitz, Steve Spohn
Database support: Britannica, Gale, ProQuestScott Kehoe, Tressa Santillo, Jenn Del Cegno
Delivery supportDelivery Operations
Delivery workflow / efficiencyGreg Pronevitz
eBooksSteve Spohn, Tressa Santillo
Email list updatesAmanda Fauver
Fundraising Sarah Sogigian
Grant writingApril Mazza
Information LiteracyKelly Jo Woodside
Instructional Design and TechnologyKelly Jo Woodside
Intellectual freedom Sarah Sogigian
Interlibrary Loan Sue Kaler
LibGuides Scott Kehoe
Library administration and managementKristi Chadwick
Library directory updatesShirley MacLean
Library policiesApril Mazza
Marketing, Public Relations, & CommunicationAnna Popp, Sarah Sogigian
MassCatScott Kehoe
Materials and Supply CoopShirley MacLean
Membership Sarah Sogigian, April Mazza
Personnel issuesKelly Jo Woodside
Professional Lending CollectionScott Kehoe
Reference and Information ServicesAnna Popp
Resource sharingSteve Spohn
School Libraries April Mazza
Space planning, facilitiesAnna Popp
Special LibrariesAnna Popp
Strategic and Long-Range PlanningKristi Chadwick

Strategic planning, school libraries April Mazza
Summer Library Program Sarah Sogigian, April Mazza
Tablets & Mobile Devices (Android, iPad, Chromebook)Scott Kehoe
TrusteesKristi Chadwick
WeedingKristi Chadwick, Anna Popp
Windows Computers & ServersScott Kehoe
Youth Services Sarah Sogigian, April Mazza