Katie Birch has spent much of her career in resource sharing. Between 2005 and 2008, Katie took a lead role in the development of the UnityUK service, a country-wide resource sharing service in the UK. She is currently the Executive Director - Resource Sharing at OCLC, and is based in Dublin, Ohio. In this capacity, Katie oversees WorldShare ILL, including Article Exchange, policies directory and IFM, as well as Tipasa, ILLiad, VDX and WorldCat Navigator. Additionally, Katie is responsible for OCLC’s shared print strategy. Katie moved from the UK to the USA in 2012.