Karen Cilli

Karen Cilli

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Library Science, Research, World Language Education


University of Pittsburgh, Slippery Rock University



Karen has 33 years of professional experience in the fields of library science and education. She worked for 12 years as a medical librarian at West Penn, St. Francis, and Jameson Memorial hospitals, responsible for all aspects of library management, research, and reference. As an educator, Karen taught French and Spanish in a western Pennsylvania school district for 21 years.


Karen earned a Master of Library Science with a concentration in medical librarianship from the University of Pittsburgh. In her undergraduate work at the university, she earned a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in French Language and Literature and Spanish Language and Culture. Karen also attended Slippery Rock University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Education.

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