Library Liaison Program

Arts & Humanities Social Sciences Natural Sciences University Studies



Alexandra Grimm




Lynne Kvinnesland


Peter Tagtmeyer


Josh Finnell



What can your liaison do for you?

  • - Serve as your department's first point of contact for information about library collections, services, events, and policies.
  • - Partner with faculty to build a strong collection which supports your curriculum.
  • - Meet with faculty one-on-one to discuss your information needs.
  • - Manage, evaluate and promote collections in your field.
  • - Provide a customized tour of either Case or Cooley library.

The Library liaison may also provide reference consultations and information literacy instruction. Such activities include:

  • - Working collaboratively with teaching faculty to develop students' capabilities with finding, using and evaluating information in your discipline.
  • - Providing general research assistance to you and your students.
  • - Providing assistance in using specialized databases in your field.
  • - Creating research guides for particular classes.

How can faculty assist the Library?

  • - Invite your liaison to departmental meetings.
  • - Share information about your program with your liaison.
  • - Tell us if you have library related needs, concerns, or suggestions.
  • - Suggest materials for purchase to support new and existing courses.
  • - Consult with your liaison when considering a brand new course.  Are sufficient resources available to support the new course?
  • - Talk to your liaison about incorporating technology and information literacy in your classes
  • - Consider asking your liaison to meet briefly with faculty you are thinking of hiring.