Americas Regional Council

Clem Guthro

University Librarian, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Clem Guthro

Dr. Clem Guthro is the University Librarian at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa where he provides strategic direction and oversees operations for the University Library (44 librarians, 61 support staff, $16 million budget). Previously he was the Dean at Cal State Fullerton and Director of Libraries at Colby College in Waterville Maine. Clem also currently serves as the Interim Director and Publisher of the University of Hawai'i Press. Areas of interest are libraries as agents of discovery, learning, collaboration, and scholarly breakthroughs; digital libraries and their effect on scholarship; the role of library in student success; library as intellectual convener and cultural space; library architecture; international librarianship; and the long-term stewardship of print collections.

Member institution

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Hawaii, USA

Term end date: 31 October 2025