Sara Holder is an associate professor and Head of Research and Information Services at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library. Prior to joining the U of I Library in 2016, she held various positions at McGill University including Director of the McGill Library Research Commons, Head of the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering, and Head of the Education Library. Sara began her career as a reference librarian in the Firestone Library at Princeton University. Her research focuses on subjects including librarian training and development, academic library management, library assessment strategies, information literacy, and collection development. She is active in several divisions of the American Library Association, and she is a frequent reviewer of books and media for the Library Journal. Sara received her MS in library and information science from Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois, and her BA from Vassar College.