Elliott Shore - Participant

Elliott Shore has served as Executive Director of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) since January 1, 2013. From 1997 to 2012, Shore served as the Constance A. Jones Director of Libraries and Professor of History at Bryn Mawr College. In 2002, he was appointed Chief Information Officer of the college. Before arriving at Bryn Mawr, Shore was director of the Historical Studies-Social Science Library at the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) in Princeton, New Jersey, from 1985 to 1997.

In 1974, Shore began his career in libraries at Temple University as curator of the Contemporary Culture Collection and in 1982, was appointed history bibliographer, reference librarian, and assistant to the director, a position he held through 1984. Shore has been a leader in the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellowship in Academic Libraries program since its inception in 2003 and a CLIR Senior Presidential Fellow since 2008. He served as a Co-Dean of the Frye Leadership Institute in 2012.



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Executive Director