Dana Tomlin

FORCE11 Member since August 10, 2018
  • Organization/Institution: SUNY Old Westbury

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Biography

Dana Tomlin is an Electronic Resource Librarian at SUNY Old Westbury. Upon completion of her Masters in Library Science at CUNY Queens College she spent 8 years in the public library system where she not only remained heavily involved in the community, nonetheless, obtained a second Masters in Urban Studies at CUNY Queens College and an advanced certificate in Public Library Administration at Long Island University. The advancement in scholarship inspired her to enroll in the Information Studies doctoral program at Long Island University where she is currently studying trends in Information Poverty, and how technology has affected social movements. Dana’s passion for community involvement has led her to become a yoga teacher and personal trainer; in addition to becoming Vice President of the N.Y. Black Librarian’s Caucus. Dana’s dedication to librarianship and personal development motivates her to continue to strive for even greater things.