Michael became Director of Libraries on September 1st, 2012, assuming administrative responsibilities for the University Libraries. He also continues with his Associate University and Systems Librarian responsibilities for managing the Integrated Library System (ODYsseus) and the technical and public support services provided by the Library Systems Office. His professional experience and interests are integrated library systems, library technical services, and bibliographic control. Michael holds a B.A. and an M.A. in history from the Pennsylvania State University and an M.L.S. from the University of Toronto.