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Adriene Lim

Adriene Lim

Dean of University Libraries, Professor of the Practice
301-405-1668
6131 McKeldin Library

Adriene Lim, PhD, MLIS, is the Dean of Libraries at the University of Maryland, College Park and Professor of the Practice, College of Information Studies. Prior to joining the University of Maryland in August 2019, Lim was the Dean of Libraries and Philip H. Knight Chair at the University of Oregon. Lim earned her Ph.D. in LIS at Simmons University. A first-generation college student and native of Detroit, she holds a master’s degree in LIS and a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, both summa cum laude, from Wayne State University. Lim has written publications and given presentations about managerial leadership, technology, and diversity and inclusion in higher education, as well as being active on the board of the Association of Research Libraries and in the American Library Association and the Association of College and Research Libraries. She currently serves on the board of the Center for Research Libraries.