Library Liaison Program

Each academic department and program has been assigned a member of the Library Faculty. Find your liaison here.

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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