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Karen Barton appointed new director general of Jamaica Library Service

Published:Monday | November 10, 2014 | 8:12 AM
Karen Barton - File

Karen Barton has been appointed director general of the Jamaica Library Service.



Her appointment which was announced yesterday became effective July 1.



The University of the West Indies graduate has more than 30 years experience in the Jamaica Library Service.



She has written several papers on librarianship in Jamaica.



The Jamaica Library Service has responsibility for 124 public libraries and 926 school libraries throughout the island.



It is the only organisation which provides free, unlimited public access to recorded information.



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