Gabriel Swift is Librarian for Academic Programs in Special Collections and Curator of American Books and Western Americana in Princeton University Library's Special Collections.  Prior to joining Princeton in 2010, he was a Reference Associate in the Public Services Department of the Lilly Library, Indiana University.  He holds an MLS with a Rare Books and Manuscripts Librarianship Specialization from the School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University and a BA in English, Indiana University. His research interests include American Book History, Western Americana, and reference resources for rare books.