Introducing the New AskRI.org staff

Providence Public Library is the new home of AskRI.org!

AskRI.org is excited to announce that they are fully staffed and ready to bring you top-notch reference services for all of Rhode Island.


Meet the new AskRI.org. We’re nice.

Beatrice R. Pulliam
beatriceTechnology Director, Providence Public Library and AskRI Operations Director
Before joining Providence Public Library, Beatrice was Head of Technology and Access at the Providence College Library for seven years where she led many successful emerging technology and marketing initiatives. She also holds a BA from the University of Michigan and an MS in Library & Information Science from Simmons College. Beatrice recently earned a Social Media Strategy Certificate at Providence College. bpulliam@provlib.org

Stacie M. Parillo
stacieDigital Producer, Providence Public Library and AskRI Operations Coordinator
Previous to the PPL, Stacie was Head of Collections and Digital Initiatives Manager at the Newport Historical Society in Newport, RI. In her three years there she worked to create accessibility for a mostly hidden collection. She also holds an MA in Communication Studies from Suffolk University, and an MS in Library & Information Science from Simmons College. sparillo@provlib.org


We’re a blank slate. Influence us.

What would you like to see from the Statewide Reference Resource Center?
In the coming months, we hope to do an audit of AskRI.org’s services and web presence. To do that effectively, your feedback is imperative. Whether or not you’ve interacted with AskRI yet, we’re interested in getting your feedback. Be heard. Take our survey.