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Meet the

National Sea Grant Library Staff

Cynthia Murray, MLIS

Director - On extended leave.

Cynthia has been with the NSGL since 1980 and has a Bachelor's Degree in Zoology and a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science.  In addition, she has had extensive experience in the use of bibliographic databases and considerable knowledge of marine science literature.  She has been responsible for the administration of the NSGL and the management of the online publications catalog.  Cynthia began the first digitization initiatives of Sea Grant publications, introducing the Digital Library for the NSGL.


Joyce E. Winn

Librarian / Publications Coordinator

Joyce has been with the NSGL since 1975 and is certified as a Library Technical Assistant.  She is responsible for processing loan requests, cataloging new publications, and maintaining the circulating and archive collections.  Her work is critical to the proper representation of documents and materials within the database.  Joyce interfaces with program staff and users of our systems to ensure access and accuracy.  She also works to ensure direct access to critical research findings regardless of their publication year and format — maintaining redundancy systems, the archive, and serial evolution tracking.



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