As the Assessment Librarian for the Administration & Planning area, Annette collects, compiles, analyzes, and helps communicate Library data, administers surveys, and reports on Library performance. She supports the process of continuous improvement and facilitates alignment of the Library's assessment efforts with organizational priorities and strategic goals. Annette also works to raise awareness of assessment needs and efforts throughout the Library, and assists other areas in the collection and management of data to assess the value of Library programs and services.
Annette took on the role of Assessment Librarian in 2014 due to a particular interest in Library assessment and continuous improvement. She participated in the Association of Research Libraries' seminar: "Leading a Strategic Assessment Program in a Research Library" and in the 2006 & 2014 Library Assessment Conferences. She is a member of the American Library Association.
After receiving her B.A. in French from the University of Virginia in 1980, Annette joined the University of Virginia Library and has had the opportunity to serve its user community in many roles. She worked for thirty-four years as a metadata specialist. During that time she specialized in descriptive metadata, initially focusing on French and Italian language materials, and later on audio-visual materials. She also participated in a job share with the Library's Administration, and served two terms on the Library's Balanced Scorecard Committee.
Annette has certification from the University of Virginia's Supervisory Development Program and its Leadership Development Program.