As a member of the Rakow Library’s public services team, Regan Brumagen answers reference questions, coordinates e-reference and provides expertise and leadership in the identification, assessment, and recommendation of emerging technologies and electronic resources that enhance and expand library services and instruction. Her essay on institutional planning for outreach appeared in Art Museum Libraries and Librarianship, published by Scarecrow Press in 2007. She has also presented on this topic at several conferences and workshops.
Before joining the Museum staff in 2004, Brumagen worked as a reference librarian and instruction coordinator at several academic libraries. She received a B.A. in English and a M.L.S Library Science from the University of Kentucky.
Currently, Brumagen is a member of several American Library Association divisions. She has served on numerous committees for these divisions over the past 12 years. Brumagen is also active in the New York Library Association, serving as the 2010 Chair of the Academic & Special Libraries Section.