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Jane Aikin, Director of the Division of Research Programs

Jane Aikin

Jane Aikin, Director of the Division of Research Programs, received a Ph.D. in history from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Before coming to NEH she held faculty and administrative positions at Indiana University, Bloomington, and at Kent State University and was on the program staff of the Council on Library Resources, Inc., and the Association of Research Libraries. Jane’s publications include The Nation’s Great Library: Herbert Putnam and the Library of Congress, 1899-1939 (1993) and, with John Y. Cole, The Encyclopedia of the Library of Congress: For Congress, the Nation, and the World (2005).


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