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Bernadette G. Ewen Named Director of Logan Library

June 6, 2012

      Bernadette Ewen
  Bernadette G. Ewen

Experienced information management professional Bernadette G. Ewen has been named the Director of the John A. Logan Library at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. She will oversee the institute's library services.

Ewen has worked with university students, scientists, executives and external publishers of scientific and technical information through positions with industry and educational institutions. She spent more than 13 years with Sanofi Pasteur as Director of Library and Information Access (2003-2012), Manager for Library Services (2001-2002) and Senior Information Scientist (1998-2001).

Career highlights have also had Ewen working as Assistant Senior Information Scientist for Eli Lilly and Company (1991-1998), Adjunct Professor of Library and Information Science at Indiana University (1995), Technical Information Scientist for Dow Chemical U.S.A. (1991) and Branch Coordinator for the Indiana University Medical Sciences Library (1989-91).

Ewen earned a master's degree in library science from Indiana University and a bachelor's degree in life sciences from Indiana State University. She also has received certification in copyright management from the Special Libraries Association and took courses in French, German and English at Switzerland's University of Fribourg.

The Logan Library has served the campus since 1974. The building, located in the center of campus, was remodeled in 2010 and now features an extensive collection of scientific research materials, updated periodicals, meeting rooms and a digital resource center. More than 140,000 people visited the library this academic year, with staff members filling over 2,400 document requests.