Bobbi L. Newman is a librarian, writer, consultant, library advocate, and an international speaker. She currently serves as a member of the Office of Information Technology Policy (OITP, ALA) Advisory Committee, on the Public Libraries Respond to the Opioid Crisis with their Community Steering Committee and the Advisory Board for Let’s Move in Libraries. In the past, she has served as an American Library Association Councilor-at-Large, a member of the OITP Advisory Committee, and a member of the OITP Digital Literacy Task Force. She was named a Mover & Shaker by Library Journal in 2011. Her work has been featured by The New York Times, The Guardian, BlogHer, O’Reilly Radar, The L.A. Times, Mental Floss, Techdirt, and GigaOm, and was used by Facebook in a smear campaign against Google. She is a regular speaker at local, national, and international events covering topics such as the future of libraries, digital literacy, ebooks, policy, and innovation and change. She is currently a Community Engagement and Outreach Specialist at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine where she helps public libraries meet the health information needs of their communities. She blogs at Librarian by Day.