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Alan is a Library Technician for Smithsonian Libraries, serving the public and the Institution from the Smithsonian Libraries Research Annex in Landover, MD, and wherever else he is needed. He sometimes answers questions from AskALibrarian@si.edu
Previously he worked for 7 years at the Folger Shakespeare Library as a Circulation Assistant. As a librarian, his focus has been in reference, IT support, collections care, and facilitating major projects. His scholarly expertise lies in theater and its associated arts, and he is an active producer, critic, artist, administrator, and dramaturg in the professional theatrical world.