Who is MyLibrarian? | Library Services

Did you know that each academic program on campus has a librarian dedicated to student and faculty success in that area? It's called MyLibrarian. 

You may have seen your MyLibrarian helping students or faculty in the Information Commons or holding sessions in the Library Classroom. Your MyLibrarian is happy to meet with students and faculty one-on-one to talk about research, use the library catalog and databases, find resources, make interlibrary loan requests, and more.

This is really helpful for faculty who are conducting research or who may be seeking some ideas for class assignments that use the library. Faculty and students can also suggest items for addition to the library's collections.

Who is MyLibrarian? What's your subject area?

Barbara Ruggeri

bruggeri@carrollu.edu | 262.524.7674 | Make an Appointment | Office: Library 115 (Information Commons)

Barb Ruggeri, Life and Health Sciences Librarian, serves as the MyLibrarian for the subject areas listed below. She coordinates research assistance and information literacy services for life and health sciences programs: from intro-level courses to evidence-based information retrieval for upper-level and graduate programs. At Carroll since 2017, Barb is interested in outcomes-based library services, evidence-based practice in the health sciences, and multidisciplinary teamwork. She holds a M.L.I.S. from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a B.S. from Marquette University. Ask Barb why she has a huge painting in her office of a tuxedo-clad man!  

Joe Hardenbrook

jhardenb@carrollu.edu | 262.951.3022 | Make an Appointment | Office: Library 116 (Information Commons)

Joe Hardenbrook, Reference and Instruction Librarian, serves as MyLibrarian for the subject areas listed below. He coordinates research assistance and information literacy services with a focus on the first-year PioCore curriculum, and oversees the Information Commons and Curriculum Materials Collection. At Carroll since 2014, Joe is interested in active learning strategies, social media, and 3D printing. He holds a M.Ed. from Carroll University, a M.L.S. from Indiana University, and a B.A. from Ball State University. Ask Joe about his Lego library!

Nancy Bennett

nbennett@carrollu.edu | 262.650.4886 | Office: Library 203 (2nd floor)

Nancy Bennett, Electronic Resources and Systems Librarian, serves as MyLibrarian for the subjects listed below. She coordinates all aspects of the library's electronic resources while maintaining all back-end systems and vendor contracts. At Carroll since 2010, Nancy is interested in open access, information discovery, and e-resource assessment. She holds a M.L.I.S. from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a B.S. from University of South Florida. Ask Nancy about her cats!

Sue Riehl

sriehl@carrollu.edu | 262.650.4832 | Office: Library 117 (Information Commons)

Sue Riehl, Public/Technical Services Librarian and Archivist, serves as MyLibrarian for the subject areas listed below. She coordinates technical services (acquisitions and cataloging), archives, and serves as backup to the Reference and Instruction Librarian. At Carroll since 2004, Sue is interested in 19th century American history, Carroll history, and archival methods. She holds a M.A., M.L.I.S., and B.A. from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Ask Sue about old movies or 1960s music trivia!

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