Feature Photo of Teri Taylor courtesy of New Jersey State Library
AC JosepH Media
TRENTON — Lawnside resident Teri Taylor was named last month the new associate director of the State Library Information Center, New Jersey’s research library serving state government, Thomas Edison State University, and registered borrowers.
New Jersey State Librarian Jen Nelson made the announcement in a statement on Sept. 28. Under the direction of the SLIC Director, Taylor will lead key library services and programs in the unit, and work collaboratively with library staff to increase the visibility and promote the value of the library to state government departments and officials.
Taylor has provided library supervision and reference services in New Jersey since 1999 and brings extensive experience to the position. Most recently, Taylor served as a supervising librarian at the New Jersey State Library since 2017, and the U.S. Documents Collection coordinator since 2005.
During her time as the U.S. Documents Collection Coordinator, she was appointed by the director of the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) to serve a three-year term as a member of the Depository Library Council which advised the GPO Director and the Superintendent of Documents.
Her previous library experience also includes working as the Foundation Collection Supervisor at the New Jersey State Library and as a senior librarian at the Camden County Library System, in Voorhees.
Taylor earned her bachelor’s degree from Temple University and her master’s in library science from Drexel University.
Taylor is a member of the New Jersey State Data Center Advisory Committee and the New Jersey State Library Digitization Committee. She is also a member of the American Library Association (ALA) and ALA’s Government Documents Roundtable.
Subscribe to FRNJ EXTRA premium content newsletter for exclusive information on this event and other premium content, courtesy of Front Runner New Jersey.com.
Note from AC JosepH Media: If you like this story and others posted on Front Runner New Jersey.com., lend us a hand so we can keep producing articles like these for New Jersey and the world to see. Click on SUPPORT FRNJ and make a contribution that will do directly in making more stories like this available. Thank you for reading.