Catherine Odson is a librarian at a major research university in Philadelphia. Her professional interests include user experience, library branding, communications and marketing, and social media. She often looks to other fields, particularly technology and business, for inspiration in the workplace and frequently shares that knowledge on her blog. She holds an MS in library and information science from Drexel University (Beta Phi Mu) and a BS in journalism from the University of Kansas (Phi Beta Kappa) and is currently enrolled in a few choice classes at her university.
Catherine’s background has given her a unique perspective to tackle a range of professional projects in addition to her day job, including:
- Library communication strategy (especially social media and working with weekly community newspapers)
- Content strategy for libraries
- Technical writing and end-user documentation
- Information architecture
- Usability studies
Catherine is always looking for great project to which she can contribute. If you have that project, please contact her with more information!