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Sheila Corrall

University of Pittsburgh, Department of Information Culture & Data Stewardship
Professor
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Sheila Corrall worked in UK public, special, and national libraries in acquisitions, cataloging, reference and information services, before moving into higher education, where she served as university librarian at two institutions and as CIO at a large research university. In 2004, she became Professor of Library & Information Management at the University of Sheffield, then head of the Sheffield iSchool, before moving to the US in 2012 to lead the LIS program at Pittsburgh. She is lead faculty for the academic libraries track at Pitt, where she teaches courses on Academic Libraries, Research Methods, and Academic Culture & Practice. Her research interests include the changing roles and skills of librarians in the digital world, particularly in information literacy, research data, scholarly communications, and the open movement in higher ed. She serves on the advisory boards of Credo Reference and Facet Publishing and on the editorial boards of six international journals.