Reference Outreach & Instruction Librarian

Minitex; 15 Andersen Library

I'm a Reference Outreach & Instruction librarian at Minitex, a program of the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities University Libraries. Previous to my position at Minitex, I worked at Illinois State University's Milner Library as an Instructional Services Librarian.

In my role at Minitex I provide instructional and technical support for the statewide resources, Electronic Library for Minnesota, and participate in our statewide virtual reference service, AskMN.

My areas of professional interest and experience include

  • design and development of instructional materials and online tutorials
  • teaching historical research and primary source discovery
  • e-learning and teaching
  • instruction of first-year university and high school students
  • curriculum development


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M.L.I.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

M.A., History, Illinois State University

B.A., History, Bradley University

Service to Professional Organizations

Minnesota Library Association, Treasurer 2014-2016