Judith A. Siess

Judith A. Siess is a recognized expert in one-person librarianship and interpersonal networking. She has been the editor/publisher of The One-Person Library: A Newsletter for Librarians and Management since 1988 and has drawn from her over twenty years' experience for six books, including The New OPL Sourcebook: A Guide for Solo and Small Libraries (Information Today, Inc., 2006); The Essential OPL, 1998-2004: The Best of Seven Years of The One-Person Library: A Newsletter for Librarians and Management, with Jonathan Lorig (Scarecrow Press, 2005); The Visible Librarian: Asserting Your Value With Marketing and Advocacy (ALA Editions, 2003); and Time Management, Planning and Prioritization for Librarians (Scarecrow Press, 2002). She is a member of library associations around the world and has spoken to groups of librarians in Spain, England, Germany, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and all over the USA. She has been an active member of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) since 1980 and was the first chair of its Solo Librarians Division, which is now the fourth largest division of the association.