Karen A. Coombs serves as the Head of Web Services at the University of Houston Libraries. Her duties there include development and maintenance of the libraries' web site and electronic presence. She has an MLS and an MS in Information Management from Syracuse University. Karen has presented at many national conferences including ALA Annual and Internet Librarian; she has written articles for Computers in Libraries, Library Hi Tech, Library Journal, and Journal of Academic Librarianship. She is co-chair of the LITA Special Interest Group for Blogs, Wikis and interactive media and the author of the Library Web Chic weblog.