Mission Gets New Technical Services Librarian
By Tina Boghozian, Mission College Santa Clara
It is my pleasure to introduce our new Technical Services Librarian, Melissa Destefano. Melissa joins us from the New York State Library where she served as the head of the Government Documents Unit and coordinator of the Federal Library Depository Program for New York State.
Prior to her work at the New York State Library, Melissa served for twelve years as a Librarian at Albany Public Library in Albany, New York. Her accomplishments there include several awards for innovative technology programs for underserved young adults.
Melissa began her education earning an associate of arts and sciences from Suffolk County Community College. She went on to earn a bachelor of arts in English with a psychology minor from the State University of New York at Albany. Her master of science in information science is from SUNY's School of Information Science and Policy, with a concentration in cataloging and classification.