Demian Katz recently joined VU as a library technology development specialist. Demian said that he is “excited to work with VuFind (Falvey’s open source online public access catalog).” He is “enthusiastic about open source” and is “glad the library here embraces it.”
Library Director Joe Lucia said that Demian is a “talented and creative programmer,” and he will enable us “to regain some momentum with VuFind and related initiatives.”
Demian has both programming and reference experience. His latest position was with a software development company and earlier he worked as a reference technical assistant at Chester County Library in Exton. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from West Chester University and a master of library and information science degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
His hobby, which grew from a childhood interest and became a graduate school project, is maintaining a large bibliography of interactive fiction.
Article and photograph by Alice Bampton
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