Beth Tsamis

Associate Librarian and Head of Acquisitions
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Beth is the associate librarian and head of acquisitions. She manages and oversees the Society’s acquisition, cataloging and systems departments, working collaboratively to set priorities, integrate departmental activities, and support the maintenance and sustainability of AAS's integrated library system. She also works closely with the five curators and is responsible for receiving and processing new acquisitions, as well overseeing the management and distribution of collections funds. Before coming to the Society, she was a reference librarian at both Fordham University and Clark University. She holds a BA in anthropology and classical civilization from Fordham University, an MLIS from the University of Rhode Island and a MS in non-profit management from Worcester State University