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Rebecca Ione Pernell

Librarian & Head, Access Services and Auxiliary Libraries

Rebecca's role in the library

I am the Head of Stanford University Libraries Department of Access Services.  My department is comprised of 7 units. With the help of an excellent team of managers and staff, this department keeps library inventory accessible and under control.

  1. Circulation & Library Privileges: policies for SUL, circulation for the main library, library card and memberships issuance
  2. Media & Microtext Center: non-paper media collections such as DVDs, games, microfilm
  3. Green Library Stacks: management of 3 million volumes in the main campus library
  4. Stanford Auxiliary Library 1&2: an on-campus library of overflow collections from across all disciplines. A small reading room, 1 million volumes on compact shelving, and an active paging program
  5. Stanford Auxiliary Library 3 (SAL3): a high-density cold storage preservation facility in Livermore for 2.8 million items with active accessioning and delivery program to campus
  6. Stanford Auxiliary Library - Newark: immense storage and retrieval program for archival newspaper collections from around the world
  7. Collection Transfers & Google Books Library Partnership: Planning and supporting large collection moves between campus libraries and to off campus storage. 

I am a member of several Stanford groups:

  • Stanford Community Emergency Response Team (earthquake and disaster response)
  • Campus Card Advisory Group (University ID card services)
  • Online Experience Group (web site redesign and maintence team for SUL)

Education

MSLS, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill