Sian is Assistant Dean of Collection Management at the University of North Texas (UNT). Spanning demographics of patrons and libraries, Sian has worked in both public and academic libraries beginning her career at Dallas Public Library as a children’s librarian, then spending several years as librarian at a private technical college. Back in public libraries, she held positions for eight years at the Denton Public Library that included managing branch libraries and Technical Services and Collection Development. Before completing her library science degree, she worked at a variety of major retail chain stores and as a teacher. Sian graduated from UNT with a master of science in library and information science and is currently finishing her PhD at Texas Woman’s University.