M. Kathleen Kern has been appointed incoming editor of RUSA’s journal Reference and User Services Quarterly. Kern began as editor-designate in early February and will assume the position of editor July 1.
She is currently director of the Miller Learning Center at the University of Georgia Libraries. Kern has published widely, including a book, multiple peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and other articles. She also has worked as an adjunct instructor for the library schools at both the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Rutgers University. Kern previously served as a column editor and a member of the publication’s board as well as an occasional referee for the journal. She is also a past president of RUSA.
Reference and User Services Quarterly is theofficial journal of the Reference and User Services Association of the American Library Association. Its purpose is to disseminate information of interest to reference librarians, information specialists and other professionals involved in user-oriented library services.