October 15, 2003

SMU Libraries Announce Electronic Periodicals Librarian

DALLAS (SMU) -- Jia Violet Le has joined the Central University Libraries at Southern Methodist University as the new Fondren Library Center Electronic Periodicals Librarian. Violet recently completed her Master’s in Library and Information Science at the University of Texas at Austin. She has worked with the Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission as a Web Development Intern and in the UT Graduate School of Library and Information Science Information Technology Lab as a teaching assistant.

Jia Violet Le received her BA in Business English with a minor in Computer Science from Sichuan Normal University, and was an English as a second language teacher in Chengdu, China. While in Austin, she also worked as a teaching assistant in the UT GSLIS Information Technology Lab and as a webmaster for the UT Information Architecture Group. She has a great deal of experience with web design and a wide variety of computer programs.