Director of the Library


Callan Bignoli


Bachelor of Science, Journalism, Syracuse University, 2009

Master of Science in Library & Information Science, Simmons University, 2011  



Callan joined Olin in the late summer of 2019. As the director of the library, she strategizes, designs, and executes new library services and programs. The library is the heart of Olin's community and Callan is constantly seeking feedback and ideas for making it as welcoming, user-friendly, and inclusive as possible. In addition to leveraging her experience in public, academic, and state-level libraries, Callan gathers inspiration from everywhere to inform user-centered practices and push the library field forward. She studies and speaks about user experience design, library management, and social issues in technology, challenging both students and colleagues to fight for a more just and human future.