Cheryl Yanek has worked for Catalyst’s Information Center since 2006. As a Senior Associate Librarian, Ms. Yanek is responsible for researching information requests, developing and updating Quick Takes, and writing First Steps. She has also played an integral role in creating knowledge products about Mexico.
At Catalyst, Ms. Yanek participates in many aspects of social media, including leading the Twitter Team. She also is the leader of the Global Issue Specialty Team, an internal group that focuses on building knowledge and raising awareness of global diversity issues. She has presented three times at the Special Library Association Conference, two of the presentations focused on social media engagement.
Ms. Yanek has an MLIS in Library and Information Science from Queens College, an MFA from Naropa University, and a BA from SUNY-New Paltz. She has a background in academic, public, and special libraries.