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For Faculty: Liaison Librarians

Liaison librarian program

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.

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Liaison librarians

Cushwa-Leighton Librarians

Sue Wiegand, Suzanne Hinnefeld, Catherine Pellegrino, Kitty Marschall, Jill Hobgood, Ula Gaha, Janet Fore

What your liaison librarian can do for you.

  • Serve as an 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.
  • Communicate with the library about new areas of research, courses, and programs in your departments.

Department and program liaison librarians

Department or program Liaison librarian
Anthropology Suzanne Hinnefeld   
Art Jill Hobgood
Biology Sue Wiegand
Business Jill Hobgood
Chemistry Sue Wiegand
Communication Studies Catherine Pellegrino
Communicative Disorders                        Suzanne Hinnefeld
CWIL Janet Fore
Dance Catherine Pellegrino            
Education Suzanne Hinnefeld
English Catherine Pellegrino, Ula Gaha
Environmental Studies Catherine Pellegrino, Janet Fore         
French Kitty Marschall
Gender and Women's Studies           Ula Gaha
Gerontology Sue Wiegand
Global Studies Suzanne Hinnefeld
History Jill Hobgood
Humanistic Studies Catherine Pellegrino
Intercultural Studies Ula Gaha
Italian Kitty Marschall
Justice Education Sue Wiegand
Mathematics Kitty Marschall
Modern Languages Kitty Marschall
Music Catherine Pellegrino
Nursing Suzanne Hinnefeld
Philosophy Catherine Pellegrino
Physics Sue Wiegand
Political Science Ula Gaha
Psychology Jill Hobgood
Religious Studies Catherine Pellegrino, Janet Fore
Social Work Ula Gaha, Sue Wiegand
Sociology Ula Gaha
Spanish Kitty Marschall
Theater Catherine Pellegrino