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Geoff Pettys is new medical library director

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Geoff Pettys has been named the director of SIU School of Medicine's Medical Library. He assumed the role on January 1, 2023, replacing Taran Ley, who retired.

A Springfield native, Pettys started at SIU in December 2015 as head of scholarly and institutional resources.

He earned a BA in History and an MA in International Studies at DePaul University in Chicago. He studied Library & Information Sciences at the University of Illinois in Urbana.

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