About the author

Troy A. Swanson is Teaching & Learning Librarian and Library Department Chair at Moraine Valley Community College in the USA. Troy earned his PhD from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia and his master’s degree in library and information science from Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. His BA is from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois.

Troy interviewed at Moraine Valley in the year 2000 as a practice interview in preparation for opportunities at larger universities. He fell in love with the open-access mission of American community colleges and is committed to the ideal that higher education should be accessible and affordable to all. Troy has managed the Moraine Valley Library’s web presence since ...

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