Instruction

Library Instruction Teams

Serves all departments and programs in the Schmidthorst College of Business

Primary Contact

Linda Rich

  • Position: Professor, Reference Coordinator
    Library Teaching and Learning
  • Phone: 419-372-7902
  • Email: lrich@bgsu.edu

Serves these departments & schools in the College of Education and Human Development:

  • Department of Higher Education & Student Affairs
  • School of Educational Foundation, Leadership & Policy
  • School of Counseling and Special Education
  • School of Teaching & Learning

Primary Contact

Colleen Boff

  • Position: Head Librarian
    Curriculum Resource Center
  • Phone: 419-372-7909
  • Email: cboff@bgsu.edu

Additional Team Members

Rob Snyder

  • Position: Associate Professor
    Library Teaching & Learning
  • Phone: 419-372-9442
  • Email: robjsny@bgsu.edu

Joseph Prince

  • Position: Curriculum and Outreach Educator
    Curriculum Resource Center
  • Phone: 419-372-7308
  • Email: jjprinc@bgsu.edu

This team provides library instruction to WRIT courses in the Department of English as well as outreach to first-year programs, high schools, and other groups.

Primary Contact

Maureen Barry

  • Position: Assistant Professor
    Library Teaching & Learning
  • Phone: 419-372-3847
  • Email: mebarry@bgsu.edu

Additional Team Members

Chris Robinson-Nkongola

  • Position: Assistant Professor
    Library Teaching & Learning
  • Phone: 419-372-9412
  • Email: audrecr@bgsu.edu
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Rachael Acheson

  • Position: Reference & Instruction Librarian
    Library Teaching and Learning
  • Phone: 419-372-2362
  • Email: rachaa@bgsu.edu
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Rebecca Stanwick

  • Position: Reference and Instruction Librarian
    Library Teaching & Learning
  • Phone: 419-372-1315
  • Email: rstanwi@bgsu.edu

Rob Snyder

  • Position: Associate Professor
    Library Teaching & Learning
  • Phone: 419-372-9442
  • Email: robjsny@bgsu.edu

Serves the departments of English, Philosophy, Theatre & Film, the School of Art, and the College of Musical Arts.

Primary Contact

Laura Sheets

  • Position: Assistant Professor
    Library Teaching & Learning
  • Phone: 419-372-7901
  • Email: sheetsl@bgsu.edu

Additional Team Members

Angela Pratesi

  • Position: Head Librarian
    Music Library and Bill Schurk Sound Archives
  • Phone: 419-372-9929
  • Email: aprates@bgsu.edu
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Rachael Acheson

  • Position: Reference & Instruction Librarian
    Library Teaching and Learning
  • Phone: 419-372-2362
  • Email: rachaa@bgsu.edu

Serves Africana Studies; Asian Studies; German, Russian, and East Asian Languages; Romance & Classical Studies; and the School of Cultural & Critical Studies.

Primary Contact

Stefanie Hunker

  • Position: Professor
    Special Collections
  • Phone: 419-372-7893
  • Email: sdennis@bgsu.edu

Additional Team Member

Chris Robinson-Nkongola

  • Position: Assistant Professor
    Library Teaching & Learning
  • Phone: 419-372-9412
  • Email: audrecr@bgsu.edu

This team offers library instruction for the following Departments and Schools in the College of Arts and Sciences: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics & Astronomy, Psychology, and the School of Earth, Environment and Society. This team also provides instruction to the College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering, and to the College of Health & Human Services, with the exception of Human Services (see Social Sciences Team).

Primary Contact

Edith Scarletto

  • Position: Assistant Professor
    Library Teaching & Learning
  • Phone: 419-372-7923
  • Email: ediths@bgsu.edu

Additional Team Member

Chris Robinson-Nkongola

  • Position: Assistant Professor
    Library Teaching & Learning
  • Phone: 419-372-9412
  • Email: audrecr@bgsu.edu

This team offers library instruction for the following Departments and Schools in the College of Arts and Sciences: History, International Studies, Political Science, Sociology, and the School of Media & Communication. This team also provides instruction to the School of Family & Consumer Sciences and the Human Services Department in the College of Health & Human Services.

Primary Contact

Vera Lux

  • Position: Associate Professor
    Library Teaching & Learning
  • Phone: 419-372-7897
  • Email: vlux@bgsu.edu

Additional Team Members

Maureen Barry

  • Position: Assistant Professor
    Library Teaching & Learning
  • Phone: 419-372-3847
  • Email: mebarry@bgsu.edu

Linda Rich

  • Position: Professor, Reference Coordinator
    Library Teaching and Learning
  • Phone: 419-372-7902
  • Email: lrich@bgsu.edu
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Rebecca Stanwick

  • Position: Reference & Instruction Librarian
    Library Teaching and Learning
  • Phone: 419-372-1315
  • Email: rstanwi@bgsu.edu

Library Instructional Services

Library instructional services include:

  • Course-related instruction
  • Assistance developing library-related assignments
  • Train-the-trainer sessions
  • Online course guides (LibGuides) & tutorials
  • Integrating information literacy learning outcomes and assessment into departmental curricula
  • Individual Research Appointments

About Library Instruction

University Libraries' instructional services actively integrate information literacy into the curricula and facilitate students' acquisition of critical thinking and information-seeking skills. 

We welcome opportunities to work with you! To request library instruction, get in touch with a librarian for your discipline or contact Laura Sheets, our Library Instruction Coordinator.

Subject Specialists By Department

Department/ProgramLibrary Instruction Team and Contact Information
Accounting & Management Information SystemsLinda Rich
419-372-7902
lrich@bgsu.edu
AdvertisingVera Lux
419-372-7897
vlux@bgsu.edu
Africana StudiesChris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu
American Culture StudiesStefanie Hunker
419-372-7893
Sdennis@bgsu.edu
Applied Geospatial ScienceEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Applied EngineeringChris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu
Applied Statistics & Operations ResearchLinda Rich
419-372-7902
lrich@bgsu.edu
Architecture & Environmental DesignChris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu
Art, Art History, & DesignLaura Sheets
419-372-7901
sheetsl@bgsu.edu
Asian StudiesChris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu
Athletic TrainingEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Aviation StudiesEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
BGSU 1910 / Life DesignMaureen Barry
419-372-3847
Mebarry@bgsu.edu
Biological SciencesChris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu
Business AdminLinda Rich
419-372-7902
lrich@bgsu.edu
Career Technical Workforce EducationColleen Boff
419-372-7909
cboff@bgsu.edu
ChemistryEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Classroom TechnologyColleen Boff
419-372-7909
cboff@bgsu.edu
College Student PersonnelRob Snyder
419-372-9442
robjsny@bgsu.edu
CommunicationVera Lux
419-372-7897
vlux@bgsu.edu
Communication Sciences & DisordersEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
CompositionAngela Pratesi
419-372-9929
aprates@bgsu.edu
Computer ScienceEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Construction ManagementEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Creative WritingRachael Acheson
419-372-2362
rachaa@bgsu.edu
Cross-Cultural & International Education (MACIE)Rob Snyder
419-372-9442
robjsny@bgsu.edu
Criminal JusticeMaureen Barry
419-372-3847
mebarry@bgsu.edu
Data ScienceEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Earth, Environment, & SocietyChris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu
EconomicsLinda Rich
419-372-7902
lrich@bgsu.edu
Educational Foundations, Leadership, & PolicyColleen Boff
419-372-7909
cboff@bgsu.edu
Educational Teaching & LearningColleen Boff
419-372-7909
cboff@bgsu.edu
Engineering TechnologiesChris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)Maureen Barry
419-372-3847
mebarry@bgsu.edu
English, Rhetoric & WritingLaura Sheets
419-372-7901
sheetsl@bgsu.edu
Environmental ScienceChris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu
Ethnic StudiesChris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu
EthnomusicologyAngela Pratesi
419-372-9929
aprates@bgsu.edu
Exercise ScienceEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Fashion Merchandising & Product DevelopmentLinda Rich
419-372-7902
lrich@bgsu.edu
FilmRachael Acheson
419-372-2362
rachaa@bgsu.edu
FinanceLinda Rich
419-372-7902
lrich@bgsu.edu
Fire AdministrationEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Food & NutritionEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Forensic ScienceEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
FrenchChris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu
GeographyChris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu
GeologyChris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu
Geospatial TechnologyEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
German, Russian, Japanese & Chinese LanguagesStefanie Hunker
419-372-7893
sdennis@bgsu.edu
GerontologyMaureen Barry
419-372-3847
mebarry@bgsu.edu
Health Care AdminEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Health PromotionEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Higher Education AdminRob Snyder
419-372-9442
robjsny@bgsu.edu
Higher Education & Student Affairs (HESA)Rob Snyder
419-372-9442
robjsny@bgsu.edu
HistoryRebecca Stanwick
419-372-1315
rstanwi@bgsu.edu
Human Development & Family StudiesRebecca Stanwick
419-372-1315
rstanwi@bgsu.edu
Human Movement, Sport, & Leisure Studies (HMSLS)Edith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Human ServicesMaureen Barry
419-372-3847
mebarry@bgsu.edu
Industrial & Organizational PsychologyEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Instructional Design & TechnologyColleen Boff
419-372-7909
cboff@bgsu.edu
Integrative DesignLaura Sheets
419-372-7901
sheetsl@bgsu.edu
International StudiesVera Lux
419-372-7897
vlux@bgsu.edu
Journalism & Public RelationsVera Lux
419-372-7897
vlux@bgsu.edu
Kinesiology (HMSLS)Edith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Leadership StudiesColleen Boff
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
LiteratureRachael Acheson
419-372-2362
rachaa@bgsu.edu
Logistic Systems EngineeringChris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu
ManagementLinda Rich
419-372-7902
lrich@bgsu.edu
MarketingLinda Rich
419-372-7902
lrich@bgsu.edu
Mathematics & StatisticsEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
McNair Scholars ProgramChris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu
Media & CommunicationVera Lux
419-372-7897
vlux@bgsu.edu
Mental Health CounselingColleen Boff
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Musical ArtsAngela Pratesi
419-372-9929
aprates@bgsu.edu
Neural & Cognitive SciencesEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
NursingEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Nutrition & DieteticsEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Organization Development & ChangeLinda Rich
419-372-7902
lrich@bgsu.edu
PhilosophyLaura Sheets
419-372-7901
sheetsl@bgsu.edu
Photochemical SciencesEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Physical & Health EducationColleen Boff
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Physical TherapyEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Physics & AstronomyEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Political ScienceVera Lux
419-372-7897
vlux@bgsu.edu
Popular CultureStefanie Hunker
419-372-7893
sdennis@bgsu.edu
Professional Writing & RhetoricLaura Sheets
419-372-7901
sheetsl@bgsu.edu
PsychologyEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Public AdminVera Lux
419-372-7897
vlux@bgsu.edu
Public HealthEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Quality SystemsChris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu
ReadingColleen Boff
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Resort & Attraction ManagementEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
School CounselingColleen Boff
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Social WorkMaureen Barry
419-372-3847
mebarry@bgsu.edu
SociologyVera Lux
419-372-7897
vlux@bgsu.edu
Special EducationColleen Boff
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Sport ManagementEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
StatisticsEdith Scarletto
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Teacher EducationColleen Boff
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
Teaching & LearningColleen Boff
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
TechnologyChris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu
Technology ManagementChris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu
TheatreRachael Acheson
419-372-2362
rachaa@bgsu.edu
University Writing Program (WRIT Courses)Maureen Barry
419-372-3847
mebarry@bgsu.edu
Visual Communication & Technology EducationChris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu
Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality StudiesFor Women’s Studies 2000/2000H:
Chris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu

For all other courses:
Stefanie Hunker
419-372-7893
sdennis@bgsu.edu
Workforce Education & DevelopmentColleen Boff
419-372-7923
ediths@bgsu.edu
World Languages & CulturesFor German, Russian, Japanese, & Chinese:
Stefanie Hunker
419-372-7893
sdennis@bgsu.edu

For French, Spanish, Italian, Ancient Greek, Latin, Classics:
Chris Robinson-Nkongola
419-372-9412
audrecr@bgsu.edu

Updated: 10/25/2022 01:52PM