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Francisca Goldsmith's pictureFrancisca Goldsmith has worked as an Infopeople instructor since 2000. She has served as Branch Services Director of Halifax Public Libraries (Nova Scotia) and Library Services Manager at Berkeley Public Library (CA). She has managed branch services for a regional library system with urban, suburban and rural areas, served as the collection management librarian and head of teen services, and provided reference services in both academic and public libraries. Working with school and public library staff, she has provided training to support up-to-date reference assistance and to design local weeding projects. Francisca has taught a wide variety of Infopeople courses and statewide and national Teen Services development work, multi-format advisory work in public and school libraries, and strategic planning and curriculum development for staff undertaking the community-led public library service process. She writes for a range of professional journals in the U.S. and Canada. In 2009, ALA Editions published her second book, The Readers Advisory Guide to Graphic Novels.