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Staff Profile – Getting to know Ayca Hatipoglu

February 24, 2020

The Libraries are extremely excited to welcome Ayca Hatipoglu as the Help Desk Coordinator. If she seems like a familiar face it’s because she was a student employee at the Library Tech Group for almost 3 years. Here are a few Q & A’s to help get to know her better:

How long have you been working in libraries and how did this journey begin?

I have been working at the libraries on and off for about 3 years now. 

What do you enjoy most about your position?

What I enjoy most about my position is that there is always work to do. 

10 Quick Facts

  1. Most recently worked: University of Wisconsin – Madison Library Tech Group (LTG)
  2. Previous organizations include: LTG, RockAuto LLC., FightPrime 
  3. Fun fact about yourself: I taught my cat how to play fetch with pennies. 
  4. Favorite book: The Genealogy of Morals 
  5. Tell me what a perfect day in Madison outside of the library looks like for you: Rainy day/gloomy skies/me at home/large mug of black tea/on my computer.
  6. Looking forward to exploring: Places outside of Madison. I think I have explored Madison as much as I can at this point.
  7. Standout Wisconsin/UW-Madison fact I’ve learned since moving to Madison: Apparently almost every year about 10 Wisconsin cities make it to the top 20 drunkest cities in America list. Wild!
  8. Was interested to learn: I have been here for almost 3 years now, I still learn new things all day long. 
  9. Favorite color: Black
  10. Can’t wait for: Warmth to return.