LITA Listening Tour Episode 2: Ken Varnum

As part of my campaign for LITA Board, I’m interviewing a wide range of LITAns about their involvement with the association. Today’s interviewee is Ken Varnum.

About Ken Varnum

Ken Varnum is the Web Systems Manager at the University of Michigan Library, where he manages the library web site and development of new features and functionality. He received a masters degree from the University of Michigan’s School of Information and his Bachelor of Arts from Grinnell College. He has worked in a range of library settings — large and small academic, corporate, and special. He led the University of Michigan’s implementation of Summon using the Summon API in a Drupal site in 2010. An active member of the library technology world for 18 years, Ken’s research and professional interests range from Drupal and site redesign to user-generated content. His first book, Drupal in Libraries, was published by ALA TechSource in late spring 2012.

You can learn more about Ken at his work web page and on Twitter, @varnum.

The Boilerplate

  1. As ever, being interviewed does not imply an endorsement of my candidacy.
  2. Thanks, Ken, for participating!
  3. Dear readers: who should be next?
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