Mea Warren, natural science and mathematics librarian at the University of Houston Libraries, has been accepted to the 2018 Minnesota Institute for Early Career Librarians. The 11th Institute, offered by the University of Minnesota Libraries, will bring together 26 librarians from across North America with diverse interests and experiences to focus on the development of leadership for organizational success.
Warren connects the UH departments of Math, Computer Science, Physics, and Earth and Atmospheric Science with the Libraries. She teaches instruction sessions on library resources and develops collections that better suit the needs of the departments. Warren’s professional interests include producing better outcomes for information literacy, evaluating the constantly evolving collections, and promoting Libraries’ services. She is also interested in encouraging more diversity and generating excitement for students who study within the STEM fields.
Warren received a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and a Master of Science in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, during which she worked at the Environmental Protection Agency in Research Triangle Park.