Stacy Williams

Stacy Williams is the Librarian for the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. She specializes in collaborating with students, faculty, staff, and researchers to access collections, archives, images, and databases that support scholarly interests in African American/Black Diaspora studies. As an academic librarian, Stacy has extensive experience in course reserves, circulation, government documents, specialized collections, reference services, and instruction at higher education institutions across the United States, including the University of Southern California (USC), where she served as Head of the Helen Topping Architecture and Fine Arts Library.

Stacy received a BA in social sciences from New York University, an MLS in library science from Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY) and is completing an MHC from USC’s School of Architecture. Stacy is a member of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA), the Association of Architecture School Librarians (AASL), the Black Caucus of the American Library Association, California Academic & Research Libraries Association, and the Society of American Archivists. She has published extensively, co-authoring articles and book chapters on topics such as sustainability in libraries and critical visual literacy. Stacy has also presented her research at numerous conferences, including ARLIS/NA and AASL.

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