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Anne Craig

Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI)
Champaign, Illinois
Since July of 2016, Anne Craig has had the privilege of serving as the Senior Director at CARLI, the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois, a unit of the University of Illinois System. CARLI members include 128 academic and research libraries ranging in size and scope from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to small, one-person libraries, and special research libraries like the Newberry Library and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. In October 2018, CARLI began work on a $250,000 Institute of Museum and Library Services, Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grant, “CARLI Counts: Analytics and Advocacy for Service Development.” Prior to July 2016, Anne was the Director of the Illinois State Library for 11 years under Secretary of State Jesse White; she began at the ISL as a Reference Librarian in 1989.