Susan Gibbons began a five-year term as University Librarian in July 2011. In that role, she oversees one of the largest university libraries in North America, which includes over 12.5 million volumes housed in 18 different libraries.
Before coming to Yale, Gibbons worked at the University of Rochester, where she began as digital initiatives librarian in 2000. In 2008, she was appointed vice provost and dean of the River Campus Libraries.
She took time out of her hectic schedule to meet with YaleNews and you can read the edited transcript of that conversation here: