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Winston Barham

University of Virginia
Faculty Open Access Librarian
Charlottesville, Virginia
Winston served in a variety of roles at the University of Virginia Music Library for fifteen years before joining the library's Scholarly Communications team in 2021 as Faculty Open Access Librarian. Winston came into librarianship through the side door - no MLIS - but through the shepherding care of a number of MLA mentors. Winston received a BA in Music (Organ Performance) and Classical Studies at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, and pursues continuing bibliographic education in book history at the Rare Book School. Winston is a member of the MLA Diversity Committee and serves as chair of the Atlantic Chapter.