You're the dean? An inside view of an early career librarian turned administrator
BIO: Pearl Ly is new to library administration as the Interim Assistant Dean of Library Services for Pasadena City College. She received a dual Masters in Library and Information Science/Latin American Studies from UCLA in 2008. Pearl is currently in the UCSD/CSUSM Joint Doctorate Program for Educational Leadership. Her dissertation topic was recently approved and as a result, she will be delving deeper into the research and practice of leadership and administration of community college libraries. Pearl is an ALA Emerging Leader, ALA Spectrum Scholar, and former Peace Corps Volunteer.