Keith Powell has been Head of Acquisitions at the UC Irvine Libraries since November 2006. Keith’s work experience includes eleven years in acquisitions and serials at UC Santa Barbara, four years as Acquisitions Librarian at Alabama State University, and five years as a regional sales manager with an academic libraries materials vendor. A graduate from the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Keith also holds an M.A. in History from UC Santa Barbara. He resides in Laguna Hills, CA with his wife, daughter, son, dog, two cats, five box turtles, a handful of Beta fish, and at least ten hermit crabs.