Nancy Macomber, Head of Library Technical Services and Associate Professor, is responsible for the management and supervision of the multi-faceted Technical Services functions in the Law Library, including cataloging, budgeting, acquisitions of new materials, processing of government documents, and serials. She is shepherding the full integration of the Law School's collection and the addition of selected electronic resources into Aleph (CUNY+), the CUNY online catalog system.
She received a B.A. from Barnard College, M.L.S. from Columbia University School of Library Service, and M.A. (Sociology) from New York University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. After holding reference librarian positions at New York Public Library-Donnell Reference Library and St. John's University, she joined the library faculty at Queens College. During her 22 years there she served in leadership positions in reference and technical services. She also managed the library's Federal depository collection of government documents and has been active in government documents organizations. She was a member of the statewide committee convened to revamp the New York State depository library program and compiled the manual for the new program. As an adjunct professor and a guest lecturer at local graduate library schools, she has taught in the areas of government information resources, demographic statistics, and electronic collection management. She has also taught numerous sessions and a one-credit course on information literacy to undergraduate students. Current research interests include methods of assessing the value of electronic resources and the use of non-legal materials in the law school library.