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Library Liaison Program

Each academic department and program has been assigned a member of the Library Faculty.

HUMANITIES

Department Librarian Phone New?
Art & Art History Jesi Buell 7304 Feb 2013
Classics Ann Kebabian 7309  
East Asian Languages & literatures Debbie Krahmer 6592  
English, Theater, Creative Writing Jesi Buell 6579 Feb 2014
French Jesi Buell 7304 July 2013
German Mike Poulin 7025 June 2014
Italian Jesi Buell 7304 July 2013
Music Mary Jane Walsh 6194  
Philosophy Debbie Krahmer 6544 Aug 2012
Religion David Roberts 6661 July 2013
Russian & Eurasian Studies Debbie Krahmer 6544 Aug 2012
Spanish Jesi Buell 7304 July 2013

INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAMS

Department/Program Librarian Phone New?
African American Studies David Roberts 6661 July 2013
African Studies Peter Rogers 6544 April 2012
Asian Studies Debbie Krahmer 6592  
Environmental Studies Peter Rogers 6544 April 2012
Film & Media Studies Debbie Krahmer 6592  
Jewish Studies Jesi Buell 7304 July 2013
Latin Am/Caribbean Studies Matthew Smith 7302 June 2014
Linguistics Mike Poulin 7025 June 2014
Medieval & Renaissance St. Sarah Keen 7305  
Middle Eastern Studies/ Islamic Civilization Mike Pouin 7025  
Native American Matthew Smith 7302 June 2014
Peace & Conflict Studies Mike Poulin 7025  
Physical Education Mary Jane Walsh 6194  
LGBTQ Studies Debbie Krahmer 6592  
Women's Studies Jesi Buell 7304 Feb 2013
Writing & Rhetoric David Roberts 6661 July 2013

SCIENCES

Peter Tagtmeyer is the library liasion for all departments in the Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. His extension is 7402.

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department Librarian Phone New?

Anthropology
Peter Rogers 6544 April 2012
Economics Matthew Smith 7302 June 2014
Educational Studies Debbie Krahmer 6592  
Geography Peter Tagtmeyer/ Peter Rogers 7402  
History David Roberts 6661 July 2013
Law & International relations Mary Jane Walsh 6194  
Political Sciences Mary Jane Walsh 6194  
Sociology Peter Rogers 6544 April 2012

 

What can your liaison do for you?

  • Serve as your department's first point of contact for information about library collections, services, events, and policies.
  • Partner with faculty to build a strong collection which supports your curriculum.
  • Meet with faculty one-on-one to discuss your information needs.
  • Manage, evaluate and promote collections in your field.
  • Provide a customized tour of either Case or Cooley library.

The Library liaison may also provide reference consultations and information literacy instruction. Such activities include:

  • Working collaboratively with teaching faculty to develop students' capabilities with finding, using and evaluating information in your discipline.
  • Providing general research assitance to you and your students.
  • Providing assistance in using specialized databases in your field.
  • Creating researchguides for particular classes.

How can faculty assist the Library?

  • Invite your liaison to departmental meetings.
  • Share information about your program with your liaison.
  • Tell us if you have library related needs, concerns, or suggestions.
  • Suggest materials for purchase to support new and existing courses.
  • Consult with your liaison when considering a brand new course.  Are sufficient resources available to support the new course?
  • Talk to your liaison about incorporating technology and information literacy in your classes
  • Consider asking your liaison to meet briefly with faculty you are thinking of hiring.

 

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