Frederick Stielow heads American Public University System's Classroom/ Research Information Services (CRIS). Dr. Stielow previously worked as director of the Amistad the Walter Reuther Labor Library at Wayne State University, Mid-Hudson Public Library System, Research Center at Tulane University, and Head of Special Collections at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette. He also held full-time professorial appointments at the University of Maryland and Catholic University along with visiting assignments at the University of Illinois and University of Puerto Rico. He has held major posts with the ALA and the Society of American Archivists (SAA). He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in history along with a dual doctorate in history and American studies from Indiana University, as well as an MLS from the University of Rhode Island. He has written ten previous books, including The Management of Oral History Sound Archives, Creating Virtual Libraries, and Building Digital Archives. In 2013 he was honored with the ACHE Award for Creative Use of Technology, and he was named the 2014 Routledge Distance Learning Librarianship Conference Sponsorship Award winner.