In my role as Coordinator, Undergraduate Library Reference Services, I manage the reference services and collections of the Shapiro Undergraduate Library. I am part of the Library's User Information and Discovery Services Department.
As Economics Librarian, I purchase materials for the Graduate Library in support of the research and instructional programs of the the Economics Department and provide reference and research consultations to economics faculty and students.
I also serve as the subject liaison to the Interdisciplinary Program in Organizational Studies.
I work at the reference desk at the UGL and Graduate Library, answer questions on Ask a Librarian, and as a UGL selector acquire books for the UGL on business, careers, economics, labor, psychology, organizational studies, anthropology, gender studies, sociology, education, women's studies, performing arts, sociology, political science, law and medicine.
I can be reached at my office in the Shapiro Library or by phone or email.
I have a B. A. in Business Administration and a Master of Librarianship (M. Libr.) both from the University of Washington.
Prior to becoming Economics Librarian and Coordinator, Undergraduate Library Reference Services, I served as the head of University Reserves from 2000-2009 and as the Director of the Michigan Information Transfer Source from 1991-2000, both with the Univeristy Library. I was an adjunct instructor at the School of Information from 1993-1999 teaching two courses (Searching Online Databases and Starting and Operating an Information Brokerage). Before joining the University Library in 1991, I worked for seven years as a corporate librarian with AT&T and Crum & Forster Commercial Insurance Company.