Falvey Memorial Library recently welcomed Alfred Fry as its new science librarian. Alfred will coordinate the science and engineering library liaison team which serves the College of Engineering and the departments of astronomy and astrophysics, chemistry, computing sciences, mathematical sciences and physics. In addition to being the physical sciencesí primary contact person, Alfred will also help provide research support to students and the University community.
Alfred earned†his bachelorís degree in chemistry and English from Hampden-Sydney College (Va.) and a master of science in library and information science from Drexel University. During his 12 years as reference and instruction librarian at Camden County College in Blackwood (N.J.), Alfred taught a wide variety of classes and developed a strong working relationship with their academic departments.
Alfred is also interested in copyright law and, in 2005, was selected to be a charter member of the American Library Associationís Copyright Advisory Network.
A native of Virginia, Alfred has lived in center city Philadelphia for over 15 years.
Photograph by Laura Hutelmyer