Bio information for Jessamyn West
Jessamyn West is an author, community technology librarian and
community manager of the massive group blog MetaFilter.com. She lives in a rural area of Central Vermont where she teaches basic computer skills. She assists tiny libraries with technology planning and implementation, helping them with wifi and websites and making sense of their systems. She maintains an online presence at jessamyn.com and
librarian.net and has had her address and phone number on the Internet for a decade.
Other bullet-point type information that may or may not be helpful.
- former ALA Councilor
- Hampshire College undergrad
- UW graduate [University of Washington], MLib. 1996
- Author of Without a Net: Librarians Bridging the Digital Divide (website)
- Co-editor Revolting Librarians Redux
- librarian.net was one of the first librarian weblogs
- Community manager at metafilter.com especially the question asking/answering part of the site Ask Metafilter.
- Official blogger at the Democratic National Convention 2004
- "the FBI has not been here" signs
- Wikipedia article