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Nancy Godleski

Dean of the Claire T. Carney Library

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Storbeck Search | Diversified Search Group partnered with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth to conduct a nationwide search that resulted in the appointment of Nancy M. Godleski as Dean of the Claire T. Carney Library.

Godleski comes to UMass Dartmouth from Vanderbilt University, where her most recent position was Associate University Librarian for Collections and Core Services. In this role, she led the strategic direction and resource management for seven library employee units and collections services for nine libraries across the university. During her tenure at Vanderbilt, Godleski oversaw access services, acquisitions and e-resources, cataloging and metadata services, preservation, remote storage, interlibrary loan, collection development and analysis, government documents, and library technology and digital services. As a member of the library’s senior leadership team, she advocated for librarian advancement and established a collections council with representatives from each campus library and library unit to build understanding and consensus. Her responsibilities within Vanderbilt also included serving as interim director of the Eskind Biomedical Library and Stevenson Science and Engineering Library.

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