Department of Library Resources Staff Directory

  • Name
    Position
    • Ariel Turner

      Ariel Turner Department Chair of Library Resources/Librarian Associate Professor

      Ariel Turner photoPosition:
      Department Chair of Library Resources/Librarian Associate Professor

      Phone: (470) 578-6273
      Email: aturne93@kennesaw.edu
      Location: LB 132


      Research Interests:

      • Boundaryless career competencies
      • Mentoring in academia
      • Academic libraries and lifelong learning
      • Changing role of the presidency in higher education
      • Higher education finance
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    Position
    • Ana Guimaraes

      Ana Guimaraes Director of Collection Development/Librarian Associate Professor

      photo of Ana Guimaraes Position:
      Director of Collection Development/Librarian Associate Professor

      Phone: (470) 578-7920
      Email: aguimar1@kennesaw.edu
      Location: LB 320


      Research Interests:

      • Library organizational change
      • Staffing academic libraries & best practices for HR and hiring managers
      • Collection assessment
    • Laurie Aycock

      Laurie Aycock Government Information Librarian/Librarian Associate Professor

      Laurie Aycock photoPosition:
      Government Information Librarian/Librarian Associate Professor

      Phone: (470) 578-4825
      Email: laycock8@kennesaw.edu
      Location: LB 317


      Research Interests:

      • Diverse library collections
      • Collection assessment
      • Government information
    • Jackie Blanton-Watkins

      Jackie Blanton-Watkins Electronic Resources Librarian/Librarian Assistant Professor

      Jackie Watkings photoPosition:
      Electronic Resources Librarian/Librarian Assistant Professor

      Phone: (470) 578-2983
      Email: jwatki35@kennesaw.edu
      Location: LB 311


      Research Interests:

      • Electronic resource development and management
      • Collection assessment
      • Universal website design for libraries
    • Xueying Chen

      Xueying Chen STEM and Monographs Collection Development Librarian/Librarian Associate Professor

      Xueying Chen photoPosition:
      STEM and Monographs Collection Development Librarian/Librarian Associate Professor

      Phone: (470) 578-7465
      Email: xchen8@kennesaw.edu
      Location: C 123A


      Research Interests:

      • Chinese students in KSU libraries
      • Managing library projects using new technology
      • Library liaisonship
    • Elizabeth Friedly

      Elizabeth Friedly Electronic Resources Assistant

      Elizabeth Friendly photoPosition:
      Electronic Resources Assistant

      Phone: (470) 578-3376
      Email: efriedly@kennesaw.edu
      Location: LB 302L D


       
    • Heather Hankins

      Heather Hankins Digital Scholarship Strategist

      Heather Hankins photoPosition:
      Digital Scholarship Strategist

      Phone: (470) 578-2348
      Email: hhankin3@kennesaw.edu
      Location: LB 244


       
    • Shannon Plummer

      Shannon Plummer Liaison Coordinator/Librarian Assistant Professor

      Shannon Plummer HeadshotPosition:
      Liaison Coordinator/Librarian Assistant Professor

      Phone: (470) 578-7306
      Email: splumm10@kennesaw.edu
      Location: LB 335


      Research Interests
      • Sustainable Library Practices
      • Access to Information as a Human Right
      • Liaisonship in Academic Libraries 
    • Sam Reardon

      Sam Reardon Government Documents & Monographs Assistant

      Samantha Reardon photoPosition:
      Government Documents & Monographs Assistant

      Phone: (470) 578-5186
      Email: sreardo4@kennesaw.edu
      Location: LB 302L


       
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    Position
    • Li Chen

      Li Chen Head of Systems/Librarian Professor

      Li Chen photoPosition:
      Head of Systems/Librarian Professor

      Phone: (470) 578-7467
      Email: lchen12@kennesaw.edu
      Location: LB 323


      Research Interests:

      • New technology for libraries and librarians
      • Liaison librarian
      • Library usage by Chinese students
    • Marie Day

      Marie Day Systems Librarian/Librarian Assistant Professor

      Marie Day headshotPosition:
      Systems Librarian/Librarian Assistant Professor

      Phone: (470) 578-2521
      Email: mday31@kennesaw.edu
      Location: C 221


       
    • Darian Hailes

      Darian Hailes Technology Assistant

      Darian Hailes photoPosition:
      Technology Assistant

      Phone: (470) 578-6213
      Email: dhailes@kennesaw.edu
      Location: LB 334


       Research Interests:
      • Criminological policy and practice
      • Information literacy in Corrections
      • Social Media ethics
    • Chris Morris

      Chris Morris Web Librarian/Librarian Assistant Professor

      Chris Morris photoPosition:
      Web Librarian/Librarian Assistant Professor

      Phone: (470) 578-3909
      Email: cmorri54@kennesaw.edu
      Location: LB 346


      Research Interests:
      • Library leadership and management
      • Emerging technologies in libraries
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    Position
    • Hyun (Leah) Kim

      Hyun (Leah) Kim Director of Technical Services/Librarian Associate Professor

      Hyun Chu photoPosition:
      Director of Technical Services/Librarian Associate Professor

      Phone: (470) 578-6660
      Email: hkim53@kennesaw.edu
      Location: CP 209E


      Research Interests:

      • Immigrant parents and school involvement
      • Linked data
      • Embedded librarianship
    • Michelle Chatelain

      Michelle Chatelain Monographs Budget and Ordering Associate

      Michelle Chatelain photoPosition:
      Monographs Budget and Ordering Associate

      Phone: (470) 578-4884
      Email: mchatela@kennesaw.edu
      Location: CP 209A Cub F


       
    • Christin Collins

      Christin Collins Discovery Librarian/Librarian Assistant Professor

      Christin Collins photoPosition:
      Discovery Librarian/Librarian Assistant Professor

      Phone: (470) 578-4445
      Email: crc6945@kennesaw.edu
      Location: CP 209D


      Research Interests:

      • Library assessment
      • GIS
      • Environmental science
    • Rick Goodin

      Rick Goodin Monographs Budget and Invoicing Associate

      Rick Goodin photoPosition:
      Monographs Budget and Invoicing Associate

      Phone: (470) 578-6536
      Email: rgoodin@kennesaw.edu
      Location: CP 209A Cub A


       
    • Tomeka Jackson

      Tomeka Jackson Cataloging & Metadata Assistant

      Tomeka Jackson headshotPosition:
      Cataloging & Metadata Assistant

      Phone: (470) 578-2010
      Email: tjack119@kennesaw.edu
      Location: CP 209A Cub D


       
    • Kimberly Mascara

      Kimberly Mascara Subscriptions Budget and Invoicing Associate

      Kimberly Mascara photoPosition:
      Subscriptions Budget and Invoicing Associate

      Phone: (470) 578-6729
      Email: kmascara@kennesaw.edu
      Location: LB 313


       
    • Ann Mills

      Ann Mills Cataloging & Metadata Librarian/Librarian Assistant Professor

      Ann Mills photoPosition:
      Cataloging & Metadata Librarian/Librarian Assistant Professor

      Phone: (470) 578-6861
      Email: amills36@kennesaw.edu
      Location: CP 209C


      Research Interests:

      • Metadata management
      • Technical Services workflows
      • Electronic Resource Management
    • Shelby Moore

      Shelby Moore Resource Management Assistant

      Shelby Moore photoPosition:
      Resource Management Assistant

      Phone: (470) 578-7473
      Email: smoor189@kennesaw.edu
      Location: CP 209A Cub E


       

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