Gerald Beasley

Gerald Beasley was recently appointed the Carl A. Kroch University Librarian at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, effective August 1, 2017. He formerly held leadership positions in Canada as Vice-Provost and Chief Librarian at the University of Alberta (2013-17) and University Librarian at Concordia University, Montreal (2008-13).

Born and educated in the United Kingdom, Beasley has a Masters’ Degree in Library Studies from University College, London, and in English Language and Literature from Oxford University.

He has published and presented on a variety of professional topics including open access, sustainability and library leadership.