Niamh McGuigan is the inaugural Director of the Center for Library Exploration and Research at Brown University Library. Prior to that, she was the Head of Research and Learning for Loyola University Chicago Libraries. Her work has focused on library research and learning services, critical information literacy, and digital humanities. Niamh earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Earlham College, and her Masters in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also holds a Master of Arts in Digital Humanities from Loyola University Chicago.