David Grossman, MLS, serves as History Room and Reference Librarian for the Mill Valley Public Library (California), where he is currently constructing a digital archive with a workforce of 25 volunteers. David has 30 years of experience in a variety of traditional and non-traditional library/information professional roles. Most of his career has been spent building, managing, marketing and selling online systems and databases for publishers, airlines and other businesses. David has often been tapped as a motivational speaker on alternative career opportunities for librarians. David is also a part-time journalist in the airline/travel industry and previously authored a column on business travel for USA Today.com as well as a column called "What's Next" for Searcher Magazine. His articles have also appeared in the Boston Herald, ABC News.com and the print edition of USA Today. David holds a BA degree in Journalism and MLS from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.