Smita Joshipura has been serving as an Electronic Resources Management Coordinator at Arizona State University since 2007, where she is responsible for management of e-Resources from Acquisitions to Access. Prior to this, she was an Acquisitions Librarian at the same institution from 2000 onward. She has her Master's in Library and Information Science degree from India and the University of Arizona, USA; she has rich experience for more than 20 years in Research, Academic, and Public Libraries in India and USA. She is actively involved with International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG), and Asian Pacific American Libraries Association (APALA) by serving on their standing committees. She has a strong interest in professional contributions in the areas of serials management, serials analytics, and promoting diversity in libraries.
As a person, she enjoys cooking, reading, music, traveling, and spending time with friends and family members.