Americas Regional Council

John DeSantis

Cataloging and Metadata Services Librarian, Baker-Berry Library, Dartmouth College

John DeSantis

John has been an Americas Regional Council delegate since 2011 and served two years as Secretary on the ARC Executive Committee. He is currently serving his third consecutive term on Global Council. John has been a councilor-at-large on the Council of the American Library Association since 2004 and has served on several ALA Council committees and ALA divisional committees, as well as on the ALA Executive Board. John also served for eight years on IFLA's Standing Committee on Subject Analysis and Access, including two years as Chair. He is currently a member of IFLA’s Bibliography Standing Committee. A former President of New England Technical Services Librarians, he was the recipient of their award for Excellence in Library Technical Services in 2012. John holds a Bachelor's degree in Russian, a Master's degree in Slavic Languages, and a Master's degree in Library Science all from the University of Toronto, where he also pursued doctoral studies in Slavic Languages. He is conversant in several Slavic and Romance languages and is a certified translator.


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Dartmouth College
Baker-Berry Library

2 HB 6025 
Hanover, New Hampshire 03755

Term einddatum: 31 October 2021