Earl Givens, Jr. is the Director of Systems & Technology at Catawba College Library. Always on the cutting edge of technology, he is involved in library projects that push the envelope in academic libraries. He is committed to transforming the face of the library by integrating traditional library practices with contemporary technology. Earl recieved his M.L.S. from Emporia State University with an empasis in library technology. Outside of the library Earl is a freelance web designer, leadership and development trainer for nonprofit organizations. He enjoys playing golf, boxing, jazz piano, and family.