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Judith Russell

Dean, UF George A. Smathers Libraries

Judith C. Russell was formerly the Managing Director, Information Dissemination and Superintendent of Documents at the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO). Russell previously served as Deputy Director of the U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) and as director of the Office of Electronic Information Dissemination Services and Federal Depository Library Program at GPO.

She worked for over ten years in the information industry, doing marketing and product development as well as serving as a government-industry liaison. Her corporate experience includes Information Handling Services (IHS) and its parent company, the Information Technology Group; Disclosure Information Group; Lexis-Nexis (then Mead Data Central), and IDD Digital Alliances, a subsidiary of Investment Dealers Digest.

She holds a Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS) from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.


Judith Russell
George A.
 Smathers Library
PO Box 117000
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL  32611

(352) 273-2505