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Courtney Young

Pennsylvania State University
Head Librarian and Professor of Women's Studies
Courtney L. Young, the 2014-2015 American Library Association (ALA) President, is currently Head Librarian and Professor of Women's Studies at Penn State Greater Allegheny.  In 2011, Courtney was named a Library Journal "Mover& Shaker", recognized as a Change Agent for her ability to successfully make connections among a diversity of duties in her library, on campus, and in the profession. She received her M.S. in Library Science from Simmons College. Courtney frequently presents and publishes on issues related to advocacy, academic librarianship, diversity, virtual reference, leadership, and professional development.

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