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Access Services Continued 

Jennifer Mak Jennifer Mak, Daytime Access Services Manager, Access Services
Jennifer joined the library in 2010. She oversees the daily operations of the Access Services Unit including, but not limited to, helping students to find materials for their class work and helping patrons settle their accounts. Jennifer also curates the FIT Designer File Tumblr (fitdesignerfiles.tumblr.com). She graduated from Stony Brook University with a BA in history and art history and received her MA from FIT in the Art Market: Practice and Principles program.
Paul Lajoie Paul Lajoie, Evening Access Services Manager, Access Services
Paul joined the library in 1985. He oversees operations of the Access Services Unit in the evening. Paul studied painting with the late Leland Bell and received his MFA from the Parsons School of Design.
 Anne Appert Anne Appert, Cataloging Assistant, Periodicals and Electronic Resource Services / Access Services
Anne joined the library in 2011. She assists patrons at the desks in both the Periodicals Department and the Access Services Department, processes materials including the historical forecast collection, maintains the Periodicals Department’s research guides, and assists with the digitization of the Designer Files. Anne holds both an AAS degree in fashion illustration and a BFA in illustration from FIT. She also has experience as an assistant draftsperson for an engineering firm and as a private art teacher. When she’s not at the library, Anne works as a freelance illustrator creating children's illustrations and writing. She enjoys spending time in children's book stores, coffee shops, reading and doodling in her free time.
Meghan Edwards Meghan Edwards, Library Aide, Access Services                                                                                                     Meghan joined the library in 2017. She provides daily support to patrons at the Access Services Desk. She also processes and manages Interlibrary Loan. Meghan holds a BA in Women's and Gender Studies with an English concentration from the School of General Studies at Columbia. 
image of Daiyan Hossain Daiyan Hossain, Library Clerk, Access Services
Daiyan joined the Library in 2018. He provides daily support to patrons at the Access Services Desk. Daiyan holds a BA in Women's and Gender Studies from Hamilton College.
 Margaret Murphy Margaret Murphy, Library Aide, Access Services
Margaret joined the library in 2008. She is involved in processing and managing interlibrary loan requests and assisting patrons at the front desk. Margaret holds a BA in English from University of Massachusetts at Amherst. 
 Lori Taschler Lori Taschler, Library Clerk, Access Services
Lori joined the library in 1987. She is responsible for providing general library services to the FIT SUNY community. Lori holds a BFA in painting from SUNY Buffalo and an MFA in painting from the Pratt Institute. 
Photo of Yiwen Yang

Yiwen Wang, Library Services Specialist (Tech C), Access Services                                                                                                Yiwen joined the library in 2017. She provides daily support to patrons at the Access Services Desk. She also provides technical support to the Unit. Yiwen holds an MLS from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a BA from Shanghai University. Prior to FIT, she worked at North Castle Public Library and the Tuckahoe Public Library.  

The direct phone line to the ACS unit is 212 217.4360.

To contact an individual unit member by email, the address format is firstname_lastname@fitnyc.edu.