Lauren McFall is the new Web Services & Emerging Technologies Librarian at MiraCosta College. Lauren has experience at both the community college and university level, having worked as a librarian at St. Mary's College of California, CSU East Bay, LA Trade Tech, and most recently at Southwestern Community College. She was also a knowledge engineer at Ask.com for nearly 5 years and a former community college student herself. Lauren holds an MLIS from San Jose State University and a BA & MA in Linguistics from UCLA.
In addition to reference desk and instruction duties, Lauren will lead the library’s efforts to enhance its virtual spaces and website including virtual reference, discovery tools, social networking applications, mobile services, cloud services, instructional technologies, and a whole lot more!