Department Liaisons

Library Liaison Contacts

Librarians serve as a point of contact for faculty and will be glad to answer questions about library collections, student instruction sessions, reserves, etc.

Please contact the librarians assigned to your department for assistance.

College of Architecture, Art and Design Paula Deakin
College of Arts and Sciences
– Dept. of Arabic and Translation Studies Latifa Baali
– Dept. of Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Sciences Veronique Lecat
– Dept. of English Rhonda Stricklett
– Dept. of International Studies Chris Furno
– Dept. of Language and Literature Rhonda Stricklett
– Dept. of Mass Communication Chris Furno
– Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics Veronique Lecat
– Dept. of Physics Veronique Lecat
– Dept. of Writing Studies Rhonda Stricklett
– MA in Teaching English Rhonda Stricklett
– MA in English/Arabic/Translation Latifa Baali
– Performing Arts Program Paula Deakin
School of Business Administration John Liebhardt
College of Engineering Alanna Ross


Library Liaison Program

The Library Liaison Program is part of an ongoing effort to increase communication between the schools and the Library to enhance the Library’s ability to meet the needs of students and faculty.

The liaison program is intended to provide a programmatic link between the Library and the academic programs by establishing an ongoing partnership with faculty. By working closely with academic units, we hope to increase the Library’s effectiveness in supporting curricular needs and program goals.

Librarians work with the faculty to help students gain fundamental library and research skills. As required by Middle States Accreditation, the Library has a mandate to ensure that students gain these skills. To this end, AUS librarians encourage faculty to:

  1. bring classes to the library for hands-on instruction sessions in the Library’s electronic classroom,
  2. invite a librarian to come to your classroom to show students core library resources and search strategies.

In addition to formal instruction sessions, we develop web-based tools accessible on our web site to provide students with point-of-need assistance, self-paced tutorials and subject guides.

Suggesting Material

Faculty can suggest books or media items for the library by either contacting their Liaison librarian directly or filling out the Suggest-A-Book form on the AUS Library website.

Faculty wishing to request continuing resources (journal subscriptions, databases) or items which cost more than $500 should complete the Resource Evaluation Form.

The AUS Library Collection Development Policy can be accessed for further information regarding collection building and acquisition policies.

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