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2011-2012 Catalog 
2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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The library provides an array of credit and noncredit instruction to enable student mastery of critical information seeking skills within and across disciplinary frameworks and resource formats. Students’ mastery of these skills and abilities can be measured through the library’s Information Literacy Learning Outcomes, which are applied to both credit and noncredit instruction in the library. Noncredit instruction can encompass reference, consultation, bibliographic instruction, online tutorials, orientation and instructional materials. Credit instruction, which includes a variety of courses, teaches information-seeking skills, research strategies, critical analysis and evaluation of information, and an understanding of the importance of information in our society.

Library Faculty

CHRISTOPHER COX (2008) Dean of Libraries and Professor. BA, Susquehanna University; MA, University of Connecticut; MLS, SUNY at Albany, NY
JEANNE ARMSTRONG (1997) Professor. BA, University of Dayton; MA, Rosary College Graduate School; PhD, University of Arizona.
MARGARET FAST (1997) Associate Professor. BA, Mills College; MA, University of British Columbia; MLS, State University of New York.
GABRIEL GOSSETT (2009) Instructor, BA, University Wisconsin-Madison; MLIS, University Wisconsin-Madison.
ROBERT LOPRESTI (1987) Associate Professor. BA, Juniata College; MLS, Rutgers, The State University.
MICHAEL LORENZEN (2010) Associate Dean for Public Services; BA, Bowling Green State University; MLS, Kent State University; MEd, Ohio University; EED, Central Michigan University.
LEZA (ELIZABETH) MADSEN (2002) Associate Professor. BA, Western Washington University; MLS, University of Hawaii; MA, Stanford University.
REBECCA MARRALL (2010) Diversity Resident Librarian; BS, Portland State University; MLS, University of Hawaii.
ANDREA PETERSON (1999) Associate Professor. BA, University of Utah; MLS, Indiana University.
PAUL PIPER (1997) Professor. BS, MFA, University of Montana; MLIS, University of Hawaii.
JEFF PURDUE (1999) Associate Professor. BA, MA, University of Illinois at Chicago; MLIS, Dominican University.
MARIAN A. RITTER (1969) Associate Professor. BME, MLS, University of Portland.
PETER A. SMITH (1990) Associate Professor. BA, MA, MLS, Wayne State University.
ELIZABETH STEPHAN (2008) Assistant Professor. BA, NW Missouri State University; MLIS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
SYLVIA TAG (1997) Associate Professor. BA, The Colorado College; MLIS, University of Iowa.
BOB THOMAS (2006) Assistant Professor. BS, University of New York; MLIS, University of Washington.

Library Courses

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