Alison Valk is the Multimedia Instruction Librarian for the Georgia Tech Library. She has worked in a variety of capacities at Georgia Tech since 1998. She received her master’s degree in Library & Information Science from Florida State University and her bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from Georgia State University. She studied fine arts at the University of Georgia, where her area of focus was drawing and painting. She now coordinates all the course-integrated multimedia software workshops offered through the Georgia Tech Library. Alison has been researching the benefits of embedded librarians in college-level courses, as well as new ways of collaborating with faculty & students. She was recently spotlighted by the Association of College and Research Libraries for her efforts in this area.