David Nutty is the University Librarian and Director of Libraries and Interim Director of Professional and Continuing Education. He has been at USM for over eleven years. David has a 34 year career as a librarian in academic libraries, with an emphasis on administration and information technologies. Prior to USM, David was Director of Information Resources at Richmond American International University in London where he oversaw IT, libraries, administrative and academic computing. David also spent six years at George Washington University as the Associate University Librarian for Users Services and Technology and ten years at Loyola University in Chicago in several capacities, ending as the Assistant University Librarian for Public Services.
David is active in state and national library organizations. He is a member of the Maine InfoNet Board of Directors and is a past Board Chair, a member of the URSUS Library Directors Council, and is co-chair of the American Library Association's Committee on Legislation - Telecommunications Subcommittee. As acting director of Professional and Continuing Education, he is actively involved in USM Online initiatives. His professional interests include the intersection of libraries, information with technology, and teaching and learning. He has championed the development of the Learning Commons at USM Libraries. David is pleased to be a part of the Digital Maine initiative and its close association with the Libraries' Digital Commons.