Patricia H. Earnest, firstname.lastname@example.org , left the California State Library in July, 1999.
She works as a library consultant from her home in Crown Point, IN. Prior to relocating to Indiana,she worked as a Library Consultant for the California State Library (two years) and was Technical Services and System Manager at the Anaheim Public Library for the fifteen previous years. She has held three other library positions and has also worked for Brodart and University Microfilms, specializing in library automation, retrospective conversion, and bibliographic databases. Her interests are in innovative and entrepreneurial approaches to technology and management, and she enjoys taking an active part in the development of these new approaches.