A Librarian can:
- Give you a tour of Jane Bancroft Cook Library
- Introduce you to the USF Libraries website
- Teach you how to find books, videos and government
- Teach you how to find newspaper and journal articles
- Introduce you to the Jane Bancroft Cook Library website
- Introduce you to the online reference assistance services
- Assist you with your research assignments
- Teach you research strategies that can help make the best
use of your time.
Get to know your librarian!
Brian Doherty, Dean of the Library, joined
New College in 2009 from Arizona State University's Polytechnic Campus where
he directed library services and previously headed the ASU Music Library. He
earned both his M.L.S. and a M.A. in music history & theory at Rutgers
University and his Ph.D. in musicology from the University of Kansas. His B.M.
is from Westminster Choir College. In addition to leading Jane Bancroft Cook
Library and its related services, he teaches a course in music. You can view his CV here or contact him at 941-487-4401 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah Norris is a Technical Services
Librarian. She earned her B.S. from Northern Michigan University and her
M.L.I.S. from Wayne State University. Her subject specialties include
theatre, film, media studies and communications. Sarah also works with the
NCF Digital Collections and Thesis Database and can provide one-on-one
instruction for searching and using the digital repository. In her spare
time, she enjoys reading historical fiction and graphic novels, going to
farmer's markets, baking using vegan and allergy friendly ingredients and
hanging out with her two cats, Oliver and Lancer. You can view her CV here or contact her
at 941-487-4313 or email@example.com
Alison Piper is the Director of Bibliographic, Access and Metadata Services, responsible for access to resources in all formats, through collection development, acquisition, licensing, circulation, interlibrary loan (UBorrow and
ILLiad), reserves, and digitization. She earned her A.B. from Cornell University, her A.M.
in psychology from Harvard University and her M.L.I.S. from Simmons College.
Her particular interests include experimental
social psycholinguistics, social cognition and written, oral and visual
literacy and persuasion. A transplant from NJ and MA, Alison is passionate
about Springsteen (The Boss!) and the Red Sox. You can view her CV here or contact her at
941-487-4409 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Caroline Reed, Director of Research, Instruction and Outreach Services, is currently the Library Thesis Coordinator. She is
originally from Northampton, MA. Caroline earned a BSW and worked as an
Organizational Social Worker for 3 years. She worked at the library at the
University of the Virgin Islands for 13 years. Returning to the States she
began working as the Reference Assistant at Cook Library in 1996. She earned
her M.A. in Library Science in 2001 and began working as a Librarian in 2002. She provides bibliographic instruction, collection development and individual and group research assistance for the Social Sciences. You can view her CV here or contact her at 941-487-4568 or email@example.com
Nancy Spaid, Systems and Assessment Librarian, has worked at the Jane Bancroft-Cook Library since 2002. Nancy earned her B.A. in Psychology from USF St.
Petersburg and her M.S. in Library and Information Sciences from the
University of North Texas. Her research interests include digital information
management. In her spare time, Nancy enjoys reading, jogging, listening to
music and rooting for the Tampa Bay Rays! You can view her CV here or contact her at 941-487-4402 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Laura Charron is a part-time Information Services Librarian. She
participates in the Ask-A-Librarian virtual reference service and
assists with Library instruction both individually and in the
classroom. Laura originally hails from North Carolina, but has spent
most of her adult life living abroad. Because of this international
background, she is particularly interested in global cultural, social,
and economic issues. Laura earned her BA in French, with a concentration
in international business studies, from UNC-Chapel Hill, and her MLIS
and Digital Libraries certificate from Syracuse University. She is a
fluent French speaker and dabbles about in a few other languages.You can
contact her at 941-487-44416 or at email@example.com