Jill Hurst-Wahl

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Industry Consulting
Occupation Information Consult
Location Syracuse, New York, United States
Introduction Jill Hurst-Wahl is a consultant, speaker, writer, researcher, and educator. She is an associate professor of practice in Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies, where she teaches graduate M.S. Library and Information Science (MSLIS) courses. Besides teaching, she leads the iSchool Public Libraries Initiative, a research group focused on providing more information to public libraries about what they and their communities need. Jill is the former director of the iSchool M.S. Library and Information Science program, which includes MSLIS: School Media (2012-2017). She is a member of the USNY Technology Policy and Practices Council (2009 to present) and the Onondaga County Public Library Board of Trustees (12/2016 to present). She is a former member of the Special Libraries Association Board of Directors (2011-2013) and of the Regents Advisory Council on Libraries (2007-2012). In 2019, Jill joined the board of the EveryLibrary Institute. She is the president of Hurst Associates, Ltd., which works with a broad range of organizations.
Interests Public libraries, innovation, brainstorming, copyright, competitive intelligence, new technology, social media