Her new role is the inaugural Director of Smithsonian Libraries and Archives.
She brings strategic leadership to the recently integrated Smithsonian Libraries and Archives, which is responsible for nearly 3 million library volumes and over 44,000 cubic feet of archival materials chronicling the history of the Smithsonian.
Please join us in welcoming Tamar Evangelestia-Dougherty as the inaugural director of Smithsonian Libraries and Archives!— Smithsonian Libraries and Archives (@SILibraries) October 6, 2021
Coming from Cornell University Library, Evangelestia-Dougherty will begin her appointment on November 6th: https://t.co/JPJaPT1XqT pic.twitter.com/RMlKkFe6F4
From the official announcement:
An expert in the stewardship, interpretation, and acquisition of collections, Evangelestia-Dougherty brings a rich background driving public outreach and cultivating robust print and digital collections across diverse subject matters.
Her former role was as Associate University Librarian with Cornell University.