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Heidi Nance

Ivy Plus Libraries
Director of Resource Sharing Initiatives
Philadelphia, PA
Heidi Nance is the Director of Resource Sharing Initiatives for the Ivy Plus Libraries, which include Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, MIT, Princeton, Stanford, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, and Yale libraries. Her portfolio includes responsibility for planning, maintaining, and enhancing collective Resource Sharing projects, programs, and initiatives including BorrowDirect, cross-consortial sharing, access to shared print collections, scan on demand, interlibrary loan, off-site storage, discovery, international partnerships, and more. Previously, she served as the Head of Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Services & Special Projects Librarian for Scholarly Communications at the University of Washington Libraries, where she spent more than a decade managing consortial sharing (Orbis Cascade Alliance), interlibrary loan, and document delivery programs and operations. She earned a bachelor of arts in English at Seattle Pacific University and a master of library and information science at the University of Washington.