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Library Staff

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Our team is here to assist you! How may we help?

Our Librarians guide students through their research processes, providing assistance with a variety of tasks, including:

  • Developing & narrowing research topics and questions
  • Generating connected key words to guide the research process
  • Locating reliable academic research sources using databases and other print collections
  • Evaluating the credibility of different source types
  • Citing sources in academic style guides like APA and MLA
  • Any other questions that come up!  Just let us know how we can help!

 

Instruction & Information Technology Librarian

Currently accepting applications for our new team member.     

 

Katrina Earle, Technical Services Librarian  (she/her)

Liaison for the following programs:

Criminal Justice & Paralegal Studies; Fine Arts & Visual Communications; Math & Sciences

Contact Information:

Downtown Library (LRC 110)

kearle2@ivytech.edu     |     317-916-7993

Kim Hurson, Librarian  (she/her)

Liaison for the following programs:

Children's Literature; Education & Early Childhood Education; English, Humanities, & World Languages

Contact Information:

Downtown Library (LRC 110)

khurson@ivytech.edu     |     317-968-1602

Health Sciences Librarian  

Currently accepting applications for a new team member.

Liz Orban, Health Sciences Librarian  (she/her)

Liaison for the following programs:

Nursing & Health Sciences

Contact Information:

Lawrence Library (F157)

eorban1@ivytech.edu     |     317-921-4447

Suzanne Braun-McGee, Librarian  (she/her)

Our Library Assistants support students with a wide variety of tasks, including:

  • Accessing digital textbooks & ordering print Ivy+ textbooks
  • Navigating MyIvy, IvyLearn, Knowledge Assessment, & Zoom
  • Troubleshooting technology questions
  • Checking out & renewing library materials
  • Requesting InterLibrary Loan materials
  • Making student IDs (at the Lawrence Library)
  • Any other questions that come up!  Just let us know how we can help!

 

Brett Riley, Assistant  (he/him)

Contact Information:

Lawrence Library (F157)

briley58@ivytech.edu     |     317-921-4654

Robert Bernd, Assistant  (he/him)

Contact Information:

Downtown Library (LRC 110)

rbernd@ivytech.edu     |     317-921-4867

Michele Shaw, Technical Services Assistant  (she/her)

Contact Information:

Downtown Library (LRC 110)

mshaw@ivytech.edu     |     317-921-4367

Joe Acheson, Assistant  (he/him)

Contact Information:

Downtown Library (LRC 110)

jacheson@ivytech.edu     |     317-921-4782

 

Our Library is committed to providing exceptional service to the Ivy Tech Indianapolis community. Please contact our director to discuss your experiences at the library, requests for collaboration or collection development, suggestions for improvement, and any other questions that our teams can assist with. 

 

Natasha Synowka, Director of the Library & Writing Center  (she/her)

Contact Information:

Downtown Library (LRC 112)

nwickenheiser@ivytech.edu     |     317-916-7882