Cal ShepardState Librarian

State Librarian Cal Shepard

Cal Shepard is the state librarian of North Carolina. Before coming to Cultural Resources, Shepard was program director of consulting services and regional director for the Southeast at LYRASIS. From 1999 to 2006, she managed the educational services program at SOLINET. Before joining SOLINET, Shepard served as chief of library development at the State Library of North Carolina and held positions at the Forsyth County Public Library in Winston-Salem and the Nantahala Regional Library in Murphy.

Shepard holds a M.S. in library science from UNC-Chapel Hill and a B.A. in anthropology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is active in the American Library Association, the Learning Roundtable (LEARN, and currently chairs the Allied Professional Association’s Certification Review Committee.