Beatrice Pulliam

Beatrice Pulliam is Director of Technology and Information Services at Providence Public Library (PPL) and Director of AskRI.org, Rhode Island's Statewide Reference Resource Center. As PPL’s Director of Technology, she is responsible for directing the expansion of the Library's digital footprint, and re- envisioning technology education experiences and online services for users. As AskRI’s Director, Beatrice works closely with libraries (school, public and academic) across the state to provide quality access to AskRI’s educational online resources and reference resources. Before joining Providence Public Library and AskRI, Beatrice was Head of Technology and Access at the Providence College Library, and has more than 14 years of experience working with technology in libraries. She also holds a BA from the University of Michigan and an MS in Library & Information Science from Simmons College in Boston.