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Bridget Burns, M.L.S.

Bridget Burns
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Library and Information Science


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Bridget Burns is an Information Architect at the National Institutes of Health Library where she leads the Custom Information Solutions service using new technologies to provide innovative, user-centered services. Prior to this position, she worked at the Department of State where she was the Lead Acquisitions Librarian; at the Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries where she was the Electronic Resources Acquisition Librarian; and at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Library where she worked in almost every functional area of the library: budgeting, acquisitions, collection building, collection maintenance, licensing, electronic resource access and maintenance, digitization, outreach, and IT purchasing. Bridget has served on several advisory boards and committees, including the Springer Government Library Advisory Board, ERIC Collection Advisory Group, and as the ASIST Representative to FLICC (Federal Library and Information Center Committee). Bridget holds a Master of Library Science degree from the University of Maryland, College Park. She started teaching in this program in 2015.