Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Christie Tam

Coordinator of Technical Services

Christie joined the library staff in 2006. As a Cataloging Librarian and Language Specialist Christie works with foreign language materials and media.  She also oversees the library's popular annual book sale and works with Translation & Interpretation faculty to build our language collections.

Besides being a professional librarian, Christie works as a freelance translator.  With an MA in Translation & Interpretation from the Institute, she works from both German and French into English.  One of Christie's areas of specialization is cookbook translation.


Foreign language reference and cataloging, media cataloging.


MLIS, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
MA, German and French Translation, Monterey Institute of International Studies
BA, Spanish, Southern Oregon University