Kathy Dempsey is the editor of Marketing Library Services newsletter and former editor-in-chief of Computers in Libraries magazine. She joined Information Today, Inc. back in 1994. In 2005, she started a consultancy called Libraries Are Essential to help librarians promote their value (www.LibrariesAreEssential.com). She also blogs at "The M Word." In 2009, she published a book called The Accidental Library Marketer.