Director, Membership Development and Resource Sharing
Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS)
Veronda J. Pitchford is the Director of Membership and Resource Sharing for the Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS). She manages the eRead Illinois Axis 360 shared ebook collection that serves over 400 libraries across Illinois and the regularly curated PopUp Picks program (www.popupicks.com) which lives on the Illinois statewide geolocated frictionless platform called Biblioboard. She collaborates nationally with library consortia, vendors and publishers to position libraries as the rock stars of econtent in the communities they serve. Along with her Power of Libraries consortial posse, Veronda is committed to experimentation, innovation and advocacy for libraries in the econtent world. She was named an LJ Mover and Shaker in 2005. She is a die-hard library chick.
Sunday, June 25
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM