Dennis Massie

Senior Program Officer

Dennis Massie

Dennis Massie coordinates the SHARES resource sharing consortium for the OCLC Research Library Partnership. He also manages OCLC Research projects centered on sharing collections.

Dennis worked with the interlibrary loan community to design and build the OCLC Interlibrary Loan Cost Calculator, a tool that acts as a virtual real-time ILL cost study. Another initiative involves collaborating with the ILL community to provide general recommendations regarding cross-institutional relationships that help art libraries create and manage partnerships around their collections and sustain access to art research materials. Previously, Dennis led efforts to promote the streamlined, sensible sharing of special collections materials between libraries and to reduce the carbon footprint of interlibrary loan operations.

Dennis has been a resource sharing professional for 25 years, serving as the head of interlibrary loan at New York University’s Bobst Library prior to joining OCLC.

Dennis holds an MLIS from Queens College, City University of New York, and a Master of Arts degree in Creative Writing from Emerson College.

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