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The Libraries

Mary M. Farrell, Dean
William Robertson Coe Library, (307) 766-3279

The University Libraries include the William Robertson Coe Library, the Emmett Chisum Special Collection; the Library Annex, located in the basement of the Biological Science Building, housing government publications and older journals; the Brinkerhoff Earth Resources Information Center, located in the S.H. Knight Geology Building; the Learning Resource Center, located in the Education Building; the Rocky Mountain Herbarium Research Collection, located in the Aven Nelson Building; and the National Park Service Research Center collection in Jackson, Wyoming. The UW/Casper College Center is served by the Casper College Goodstein Foundation Library.

The libraries' cataloged collections total over 1.5 million volumes, with over 35,000 volumes added annually. 14,000 active periodical and serial titles are supplemented with access to over 90,000 unique electronic journals and over 800,000 ebooks. In addition, the libraries provide extensive microforms collections and a library of over 169,000 maps, and serve as a depository for United States government publications.

Through participation in the Wyoming Libraries Database (WYLD), Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries ("Alliance"), the Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA), OCLC, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, on-line information retrieval systems, and the interlibrary loan network, access is provided to other library resources from throughout the nation and the world.

The College of Law maintains a separate Law Library.

Library Faculty

SANDRA M. BARSTOW, B.A. Kalamazoo College 1973; M.L.S. Western Michigan University 1977; M.B.A. Rollins College 1983; Librarian, University Libraries 2004, 1988.
STEPHEN C. BOSS, B.M. Simpson College 1983; B.A. 1984; M.L.S. University of Denver 1985; M.A. 1986; Associate Librarian, University Libraries 2008, 2002.
MELISSA BOWLES-TERRY, B.A. Utah State University, Logan 2004; M.A. 2007; M.L.I.S. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign2009; Assistant Librarian, University Libraries 2009.
MARCIA L. BUTLER, B.A. Wells College 1987; M.S. University of Tennessee 1996; Assistant Librarian 2012.
KAIJSA CALKINS, B.A. University of Washington, Bothell 2001; M.L.S. University of Washington, Seattle 2004; Associate Librarian, University Libraries 2012, 2006.
KATE CONERTON, B.A. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire 2011; M.L.I.S. University of British Columbia 2013; Assistant Librarian 2013.
MARY M. FARRELL, B.A. University of Missouri, Kansas City 1984; M.L.S. University of Arizona 1988; M.P.A. Arizona State University 1992; Dean of Libraries, University Libraries 2002.
JENNY GARCIA, B.A. Regis University, 1989; M.L.S. Emporia State University 1992; Associate Librarian, University Libraries 2009, 2003.
CHERYL GOLDENSTEIN, B.A. Bethany College 1982; M.L.S. University of Texas at Austin 1997; Associate Librarian, University Libraries 2009, 2002.
TAMSEN L. HERT, B.A. Colorado State University 1975; M.L.S. Emporia State University 1984; M.A. 1988; Associate Librarian, University Libraries 1991, 1986.
CHAD E. HUTCHINS, B.A. University of Colorado, Boulder 1999; M.A. 2001; M.L.I.S. University of Texas, Austin 2004; Assistant Librarian, University Libraries 2008.
JAMIE KEARLEY, B.A. University of Illinois 1972; M.S. 1976; M.L.I.S. Louisiana State University 1991; Associate Librarian, University Libraries 2004, 1995.
DAVID KRUGER, B.S. South Dakota State University 1991; B.S.Ed. Minot State University 1994; M.A. Kansas State University 1996; M.L.S. University of Missouri 1998; Associate Librarian, University Libraries 2004, 1998.
CASSANDRA KVENILD, B.A. University of Wyoming 1996; M.L.I.S. University of Washington, Seattle 2000; Assistant Librarian, University Libraries 2008.
JANIS H. LEATH, B.A. University of Wyoming 1977; M.L.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison 1979; Associate Librarian, University Libraries 1995, 1989.
JENNIFER MAYER, B.A. University of Wyoming 1991; M.L.I.S. University of Oklahoma 1996; Associate Librarian, University Libraries 2005, 1999.
DEBORAH McCARTHY, B.A. Lycoming College 1983; M.L.S. Texas Women’s University 1989; M.B.A. New Mexico State University 2003; Associate Librarian 2009, 2004.
TAMI MORSE, B.A. University of California, Davis 1981; M.A. University of California, San Diego 1987; M.L.S. San Jose State University 2001; Associate Librarian, University Libraries 2013, 2006.
MICHAEL L. NELSON, B.A. Kalamazoo College 1973; M.Lib. University of Washington 1978; M.A. Montana State University 1980; Associate Librarian, University Libraries 1991, 1984.
LORI J. PHILLIPS, B.A. University of Wyoming 1989; M.L.S. University of Arizona 1991; Associate Librarian, University Libraries 1999, 1992.
JULIA PROCTOR, B.A. Western Washington University 2005; M.S. University of Michigan 2009; Assistant Librarian 2012.
LAWRENCE SCHMIDT, B.S. Montana State University 1987; M.S. 1995; M.L.S. Emporia State University 2002; Associate Librarian, University Libraries 2008, 2002.
LORI J. TERRILL, B.A. University of Wyoming 1993; M.L.S. Emporia State University 1995; Associate Librarian, University Libraries 2006, 2000.
WILLIAM O. VAN ARSDALE, III, B.A. Southwestern College-Kansas 1968; M.A. University of Denver 1973; Associate Profes­sor, University Libraries 1987, 1981.
KELLY VISNAK, B.A. Metropolitan State College of Denver 1993; M.L.S. Emporia State University Denver 1997; Assistant Librarian, University Libraries 2011.

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