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Biography: Lori Fuller

Lori Fuller
Lori Fuller
Manager, Library Collections and Discovery

Lori Fuller joined the Rakow Research Library as acquisitions and interlibrary loan assistant in 1996. A native of the area, she had previously been employed at the former Davenport Public Library.

In 1998, Fuller led the implementation of the Library’s first integrated library computer system, which allowed researchers worldwide to remotely search the Library’s holdings through the online public access catalog (OPAC). In 2000, Fuller oversaw the physical relocation of Library materials to the new state-of-the-art facility that now houses the collection.

Fuller assumed her position as Manager, Library Collections and Discovery in 2021. In this role, she implements all collection management initiatives for print, archival and digital collections, and coordinates the work of eleven staff members. Her collection responsibilities encompass acquisitions, preservation, budget, gifts management, inventory, digitization, spatial planning, and stacks maintenance. Additionally, she runs the Library’s integrated Voyager computer system.

Fuller contributes to several Museum committees and programs, including digitization. She co-chairs the committee to build a Museum archive. Fuller also serves on the Voyager Mid-Atlantic User Group planning committee.