Working at the SJSU Library: Meet Librarian Christa Bailey

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What is it like to work as a librarian at SJSU? Christa Bailey is a Business, Economics & Psychology Librarian. She serves as co-coordinator for the Affordable Learning Solutions initiative at San José State University in addition to her regular responsibilities. The goal of the Affordable Learning Solutions program is to make college more affordable for students by lowering the cost of textbooks. To date, it is estimated that the program has saved students over $4 million dollars in textbook costs. Christa was awarded tenure and promotion this Fall. She has over 20 years of experience working in various positions in academic libraries. Christa has a BS in Psychology from Santa Clara University and an MLIS from San José State.


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Working at the SJSU Library: Meet Librarian Christa Bailey