The purpose of the library liaison program is to establish an intentional and ongoing partnership with teaching faculty. A liaison librarian serves as a department's primary contact person in the library for collection development, library instruction, and information about library services.

Department or Program Liaison Librarian
Art Jill Hobgood
Autism Studies Karen Harag 
Biology Sue Wiegand
Business & Economics Joe Thomas
Chemistry Sue Wiegand
Communication Studies Catherine Pellegrino
Dance Catherine Pellegrino
Data Science Sue Wiegand
DNP Karen Harag
Education Karen Harag
English Catherine Pellegrino
Environmental Studies Sue Wiegand
Film Studies Jill Hobgood
French Catherine Pellegrino
Gender & Women's Studies Jill Hobgood
Gerontology Karen Harag
Global Studies Catherine Pellegrino, Joe Thomas
History Jill Hobgood
Humanistic Studies Catherine Pellegrino
Intercultural Studies Joe Thomas
Italian Catherine Pellegrino
Justice Studies Sue Wiegand
Mathematics & Computer Science Sue Wiegand
Modern Languages & Cultures Catherine Pellegrino
Music Catherine Pellegrino
Nursing Science Karen Harag
Philosophy Catherine Pellegrino
Physics Sue Wiegand
Political Science Joe Thomas
Psychological Sciences Jill Hobgood 
Religious Studies & Theology Catherine Pellegrino, Joe Thomas
Social Work Karen Harag
Sociology & Criminology Joe Thomas
Spanish Catherine Pellegrino
Speech Language Pathology Karen Harag
Theatre Catherine Pellegrino

What your liaison librarian can do for you:

  • Serve as initial contact for library-related matters
  • Assist with library purchase requests
  • Provide general, course-specific, or assignment-specific instruction for students taking courses in your department
  • Provide specialized reference services to faculty and majors
  • Provide an individual orientation for new faculty members
  • Share information about library services and resources
  • Offer demonstrations or workshops of new resources and services of interest to your department
  • Provide consultation services for students writing research papers or comprehensive projects
  • Keep the library staff up to date on new areas of research, courses, and programs in your departments.


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