John P. Kondelik, director.
B.A., 1964, University of Florida; M.L.S., 1966, Florida State University; Ph.D., 1993, University of Michigan. Appointed 1993.
Cheryl Blackwell, bibliographic instruction/reference librarian.
B.S., 1980, Wayne State University; M.I.L.S., 1987, University of Michigan. Appointed 1987.
Claudia C. Diaz, assistant director of libraries for technical services.
B.A., 1976, College of William and Mary; A.M.L.S., 1984, University of Michigan. Appointed 1984.
Michelle R. Gerry, systems librarian.
B.A., 1991, Grand Valley State University; M.S.I., 2006, University of Michigan. Appointed 2006.
Alice Wiley Moore, head of access services.
B.A., 1973, Albion College; M.I.L.S., 1988, University of Michigan. Appointed 1974.
Jennifer A. Thomas, Marilyn Crandell Schleg Archivist and special collections librarian/United Methodist Church West Michigan Conference archivist.
B.A., 1995, Saint Mary's College of Maryland; M.L.S. with archives and records management specialty, 2000, University of Maryland, College Park. Appointed 2000.
Michael A. Van Houten, associate director of libraries for public services.
B.S., 1975, Central Michigan University; A.M.L.S., 1978, University of Michigan. Appointed 1980.
To satisfy student and faculty needs, Albion College librarians offer a variety of library instruction services. These activities support the College's liberal arts curriculum and promote information literacy. Popular library instruction services include orientation sessions, course-integrated library instruction and instructions on using specific research tools such as databases and the World Wide Web. These programs introduce appropriate reference tools, research strategies and the critical evaluation of sources.
Albion College is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution committed to academic excellence. We are learning-centered and recognize that valuable learning takes place in and outside the classroom, on and off campus. We prepare students to translate critical thought into action.