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Carla D. Hayden nominated as Librarian of Congress. If confirmed she will be first woman and first African American to hold the position #libraries

President Obama has nominated as the next Librarian of Congress Carla D. Hayden, who has been CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, Md., since 1993. Before that, Dr. Hayden was deputy commissioner and chief librarian of the Chicago Public Library, assistant professor for Library and Information Science at the University of Pittsburgh and library services coordinator for the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. If confirmed, Dr. Hayden would be the first woman and the first African American to hold the position.
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