Dec 05, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Library Science

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Darrell W. Krueger Library
General Inquiries:
Kendall Larson, Chairperson


Joe Jackson, Instruction Services and Liaison Librarian, Associate Professor; BA, University of Minnesota; BA, University of Lyon (France); MA, Arizona State University; MS, Simmons College; 1997 -
Aurora Jacobsen, Reference and Liaison Librarian, Assistant Professor; BA, St. Mary’s University; MLIS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; 2022 -
Kendall Larson,
Department Chair, Digital Collections and Liaison Librarian, Outreach Coordinator, Professor; BA, Gustavus Adolphus College; MLIS, University of Wisconsin-Madison; MA, University of St. Thomas; 2001 -
H. Vernon Leighton, Acquisitions and Collections Librarian, Coordinator of Liaison Services, Professor; BA, Bucknell University; MS, University of Illinois; MS, University of Minnesota; 1990 -
Kayla Olson, Reference and Liaison Librarian, Assistant Professor; BA, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; MA, Florida State University; MLIS, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; 2021 -
Amanda Pruka, Reference and Liaison Librarian, Assistant Professor; BA, Winona State University; MLIS, Saint Catherine University; 2021 -
Allison Quam, Archives and Special Collections Librarian, Coordinator of Reference Services and Learning Spaces, Professor; BA, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; MFA, MLS, University of Maryland; 2006 -


Library Science coursework prepares students to meet the challenges of an increasingly complex information landscape including open web sources. Coursework emphasizes critical thinking skills to develop robust and effective search strategies and source vetting. Coursework also explores differing standards for knowledge creation, dissemination, and discourse in academic disciplines, professions, industries, and communities of practice.  

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