Victoria L. (Valusek) Orzechowski, ’10

After graduating from La Salle University with a B.A. in History in 2010, Victoria embarked on a year of service with the Lasallian Volunteers program at St. Frances Academy, an inner-city high school in Baltimore, Md. In June 2011, she began work as a library assistant at the Othmer Library of Chemical History of the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia. At the same time, she began Drexel University’s Library and Information Science master’s program. She received an MSLIS in June 2013 and became a full-time librarian at the Othmer Library. Her responsibilities include reference, circulation, outreach, and technical services. She serves as the administrator for the library’s social media accounts and contributes to the blog of the American Library Association. She has co-authored two articles on using social media to promote special collections and was one of five librarians interviewed for an eBook organized by the Royal Society of Chemistry on the topic of social media use by libraries.