Prof William Mischo
William Mischo is Head, Grainger Engineering Library Information Center and Professor of Library Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC). He has been a Principal Investigator on a number of digital library grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), including the National Ethics Portal grant, several National Science Digital Library (NSDL) grants, and the Digital Library Initiative I grant. He has also received an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership Grant, and several Andrew Mellon Foundation grants. He was also a co-PI on a Library of Congress NDIIPP program grant. Bill has published some 70 articles and conference papers in the field of library and information science and has presented at more than 75 national and international conferences, including at ALA, SLA, the NSDL Annual meeting, the Internet Librarian International, LITA National, and ASEE annuals. He served on the NSDL Policy Committee from 2003 to 2006. In 2001, Bill received the Homer I. Bernhardt Distinguished Service Award from the American Society for Engineering Education Engineering Libraries Division and he was the recipient of the 2009 Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology from the American Library Association and OCLC.