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William Bejarano

William Bejarano, MLIS, MLER, was the Senior Information Specialist at the Information Services Division of Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies from 2013 to 2016. His responsibilities included research, documentation, and dissemination of alcohol literature. A key member in processing and creating the Digital Archives of the Center of Alcohol Studies, he has developed a deep appreciation and understanding of the history of alcohol studies, and co-authored several articles on a variety of topics.

He was also instrumental in Reading for Recovery, a project funded by the American Library Association to advance the therapeutic use of reading among people grappling with addiction. He is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Communication and Information. He remains consultant to the Alcohol Archives contributing to its new iteration underway in 2023.


Awards & Distinctions

  • Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies (CAS) Recognition Award (Rutgers University, 2022)
  • Inaugural NJLA Student Award (2015)