Tracy Englert Chosen as Star_Net Editor

News item published on: 2014-11-13 09:41:12

The STAR Library Education Network (STAR_Net) has chosen Tracy Englert, reference librarian for science and technology at The University of Southern Mississippi, to serve as a community editor for an online community for librarians and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) professionals. STAR_Net project is a national program led by the Space Science Institute’s National Center for Interactive Learning. STAR stands for Science-Technology Activities & Resources. Core partners include the American Library Association, Lunar and Planetary Institute, and the National Girls Collaborative Project. Major funding is provided by the National Science Foundation. Other partners include the National Academy of Engineering, Engineers without Borders-USA, IEEE-USA, the National Renewable Energy Lab, American Geophysical Union, and the Geological Society of America. "I am excited about being a part of this growing online community of librarians, museum educators, teachers, scientists, and engineers who provide or supports STEM learning in libraries," said Englert.