|Neal K. Kaske, Director, NOAA Central & Regional Libraries, National Oceanographic Data Center/ National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Central Library|
Neal K. Kaske, Director, NOAA Central & Regional Libraries, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has been an active library evaluation researcher for years. He is currently working to document the value of online database and journal use. His experience includes federal and academic library administration, teaching, research, national survey and statistical management, research management, and grant management. Neal's doctorate is in industrial engineering - library systems management, masters in librarianship and baccalaureate in sociology. Neal is an active member of the American Library Association and on the editorial board for portal: Libraries and the Academy.