Eileen G. Harrington is the health and life sciences librarian at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, MD. Previously, she oversaw the Naturalist Center at the California Academy of Sciences, a natural history museum, aquarium, and planetarium. She has served as a reviewer for various manuscripts submitted to Children & Libraries. She has been a formal and informal educator both in the United States and in Latin America and has developed curriculum materials in both English and Spanish. She has a bachelor of arts in environmental studies and biology from Macalester College, St. Paul, MN, a master's degree in environmental studies from York University, Toronto, and a master's degree in library and information studies from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.