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Library Hat is a blog written by Bohyun Kim, Associate Director for Library Applications and Knowledge Systems at University of Maryland, Baltimore, Health Sciences and Human Services Library. She is the author of two books, The Library Mobile Experience: Practices and User Expectations (ALA TechSource, 2013), and Understanding Gamification (ALA TechSource, 2015).  She has published many articles and given invited/peer-reviewed presentations on a variety of topics related to emerging technologies from the Mobile Web to biohackerspace and their impact on libraries.

She was one of the selected group of panelists for the “Top Technology Trends” program at the ALA Annual Conference in 2014 and is the founding editor of Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) TechConnect Blog. She is a 2011 American Library Association (ALA) Emerging Leader, served as the Outreach Director of ALA New Members Round Table (NMRT), and is currently a board member of the ALA Library and Information Technology Association (LITA).

She graduated from Seoul National University in South Korea and holds a Master’s degree in philosophy from Harvard University and another Master’s degree in library and information science from Simmons College. She regularly tweets at @bohyunkim, and less frequently writes in this blog.

The views expressed on this site do not relate to nor represent any particular library or institution. (Photo credit: Ray Schwartz)