Jeff Hiroshi Gima is Director of the AMICAL Consortium, through which he facilitates collaboration among librarians, technologists, and faculty at twenty-nine American-modeled colleges and universities located across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Central and Southern Asia. He is based at The American University of Paris. After receiving his BA in physics from Reed College, he began work as a librarian and educator, building a high school library where he taught math in rural Zimbabwe as a Peace Corps volunteer. Jeff received his MS in library and information science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, attended courses at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Sciences de l’Information et des Bibliothèques in Lyon, and has worked in academic, public, and school libraries. Contact him at email@example.com.