Marywood University Library Mission Statement

Realizing its fundamental role in the teaching, learning, and research process, the Marywood University library staff foster a welcoming and supportive online and physical presence within the community. The integration of information resources, instructional services and technology in tandem with the expertise of library faculty and staff provide an environment that encourages scholarship by promoting intellectual curiosity and critical thinking. The library is committed to the University's effort to help individuals reach their potential, engage in lifelong learning, and emerge as responsible leaders.
(rev. April, 2005)

Department and Staff Directory

David Schappert
Library Director
(570) 348-6260

Director's Office (570) 348-6260
Helene Teeple

Julie Balon / Acquisitions Clerk (570)348-6266 & 348-6267

Cataloging (570) 348-6261
Eugene Jerauld / Cataloging Technician
Christine Zwick / Cataloging Associate
Kelly McDonough /Cataloging Assistant (PT) 

(570 ) 961-4707
Helene Teeple /Public Services Clerk
David Tucker / Public Services Clerk
Marcia Shaffer / Public Services Clerk (PT)
Michelle Gianesses / Public Services Clerk (PT)
Barbara A Mazurik / Public Services Clerk (PT)

Interlibrary Loan (570) 348-6205
Mary Kay Maldonato / Interlibrary Loan Clerk
Paula Melesky / Interlibrary Loan Clerk (PT)

Serials (570) 348-6263 
Jack McDonough / Digital Serials & Resource Specialist

Library Faculty

Amanda Avery
Outreach & Assessment Librarian
Master of Library and Information Science
Responsibilities: Outreach, Social Media, Assessment, Reference, Instruction
Liaison to: English, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Location: LRC 210 Phone:2508

Leslie Worrell Christianson
User Services Librarian
Master of Library and Information Science
Responsibilities: Circulation, Copyright, Interlibrary Loan, Reference, Instruction
Liaison to: Social Work, Architecture, Music
Location: LRC209 Phone: 6264

Annette M. Fisher
Information Literacy Librarian
Master of Library Science, M.A. in Public Administration
Responsibilities: Information Literacy, Instruction, Reference
Liaison to: Communication Sciences & Disorders, Public Administration, Physician Assistant
Location: LRC 208 Phone: x2365

Jim Frutchey
Collection Development & Promotion Librarian
Master in Library Science, M.A. in History, M.A. in Student Affairs in Higher Education
Responsibilities: Collection Development, Instruction
Liaison to: Education, Social Sciences
Location: LRC 117, Phone: x2172

Zhong Miing Geng
Systems/Electronic Resources Librarian/Head of Technical Processing
Master of Library and Information Science
Responsibilities: Digital Resources (online catalog, electronic databases), Head of the Technical Processing
Liaison to: Business & Managerial Science Department, Science & Math
Location: LRC 214 Phone: x2644

Hong Miao
Research & Instruction Librarian
Master of Library and Information Science, M.A. in Sociology
Responsibilities: Instruction, Reference, Online Learning, Web Development
Liaison to: Psychology, Communication Arts, Nutrition & Dietetics
Location: LRC 302 Phone: ext. 2345

Michelle Sitko
Head, Continuing E-Resources Management Librarian
Master of Library and Information Science
Responsibilities: Acquisition and Bibliographic Control of Serials Collection
Liaison to: Health & Physical Education, Foreign Languages
Location: LRC 104, Phone: (570) 340-6034

Julie Watson
Research Librarian
Master of Library and Information Studies
Responsibilities: Reference, Instruction
Liaison to: Art, Nursing
Location: LRC 209, Ext. 2467