Dracine provides administrative leadership for technical services which supports the collections lifecycle and includes oversight of Conservation Services, Continuing Resource Acquisitions, Metadata & Discovery Strategy, Monograph Acquisitions, and Resource Description. Prior to joining Duke University Libraries in 2016, Dracine was a tenured Associate Professor and Head of the Acquisitions Department at the Ohio State University. She received her Masters in Library and Information Science from Florida State University and BA in English from Wesleyan College. Dracine has published several book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles. She has been a member of the Editorial Board for Collection Management journal and on the advisory board for the IMLS-funded Institute for Research Design in Librarianship. She is also an active member of the ALCTS division of the American Library Association where she serves as an elected Director-at-Large on the Executive Board and on the ALCTS Monographs Editorial Board. Dracine is a native of Atlanta, GA.

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