Associate Director for Administrative Services/Professor
Office Location: M450
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309
John Culshaw has been a member of the Libraries' faculty since 1991. In January 2009, he was named the Associate Director for Administrative Services. John manages the activities of the division which include finance, budget, procurement, personnel, information technology, security, facilities, and outreach/promotion. He started at CU as Electronic Reference Specialist in the Reference Department. He was the Faculty Director of the Systems Department from 1996 until 2008. In addition, he served as Interim Faculty Director for Reference and Instructional Services from 2006-2008. He received a BA in History from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. In addition to graduate coursework in History at Marquette University, John holds an MS in Information Studies from Drexel University. Prior to arriving at CU, John was Administrative Aide at Haverford College's James P. Magill Library. John's research interests include managing information technology in academic libraries and integration of library and campus technologies. He was elected Chair of the international Innovative Users Group (1997 and 2009) and is the founding facilitator of the Rocky Mountain Regional Innovative Users Group.
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Publications and Presentations
- Culshaw, John. "Making Technology Decisions in a Changing Environment" Innovative Interfaces Inc. Academic Library Directors Symposium San Francisco, CA.: 12 March 2010.
- Culshaw, John; Joan K. Lippincott, and Anu Vedantham. "Learning Commons: What's Working?" CNI Spring 2010 Membership Meeting, Coalition for Networked Information Baltimore, MD.: 13 April 2010.
- Ingersoll, Patricia, and John Culshaw. "Managing Information Technology: A Handbook for Systems Librarians" Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited (2004).