Dean, Consortium Library - Steve Rollins
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
Steve Rollins received his degrees from Providence College and from the University of Rhode Island. Since September 1998, he has served as the Dean of the Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage. He has served as project manager for more than a dozen state and federal grant programs involving digital libraries and electronic resources. He played a significant role in the planning and construction of the new library building, completed in October 2004. He is the first Alaskan elected to the OCLC Members Council and served on OCLC's Advisory Committee for College and University Libraries. He was elected to BCR's Board of Trustees and in 2004 was elected president of the board. Steve Rollins is currently the Project Director for the "SLED 2: Alaska's Virtual Library" project, a three year grant program funded by the Rasmuson Foundation. Steve Rollins is also the chair of the Alaska Library Network Statewide Databases Steering Committee and its Reciprocal Borrowing Committee. Before moving to Alaska, Steve Rollins held the position of Associate Dean of Library Services for nine years at the University of New Mexico. He was recipient of the New Mexico Library Leadership Award. His publications have appeared in American Libraries, the Texas Library Journal, Online Review, Library HiTech, and Violence Against Women.