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Daniel C. Mack

University of Maryland
Associate Dean, Collection Strategies & Services
College Park, MD
Daniel C. Mack is Associate Dean for Collection Strategies and Services, University Libraries at the University of Maryland Libraries in College Park, where he provides leadership in policy creation and implementation, strategic planning, program development, and assessment for library collections. His previous positions include Tombros Librarian for Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies and Head of the Arts and Humanities Library at Penn State, and Library Director at the Dauphin County (PA) Prison. Mack has advanced degrees in library science and ancient history and has taught college courses in ancient history, Roman archaeology, classical literature and Latin grammar. Recent publications include work as co-editor of the Association of College and Research Libraries’ monograph Interdisciplinarity and Academic Libraries, as consulting editor for Brill's New Pauly: Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World and as author of the “Language, Linguistics and Philology” section of the American Library Association’s Guide to Reference Sources. Mack’s current research interests include interdisciplinarity in the twenty-first century academy, assessment of library collections and services, and Roman civilization in the age of Caesar Augustus. When he has time, Mack plays the viola da gamba and cello.