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Subject Librarians

Each major has its own librarian. Your librarian specializes in your subject area and supports your research. We are happy to meet with you.

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Staff Directory & Organization

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Dean of Libraries

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Susanne Mehrer

Susanne Mehrer Dean of Libraries

Susanne.Mehrer@dartmouth.edu 603-646-2236 Baker 19

Departments

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Access & Delivery Services

The Dartmouth College Library collections are available for anyone to use onsite.  Library patrons must present either a Dartmouth ID card or Library Borrowing Card to borrow materials. New community and non-affiliated library accounts can be registered at the Baker-Berry Circulation Desk.

Department Lead

David W. Sturges

David W. Sturges Head of Access & Delivery Services

David.W.Sturges@dartmouth.edu 603-646-9294 Baker 19

Acquisitions Services

Acquisitions Services mission is to provide exceptional support services for all collection development activities through prudent stewardship of the materials budget and strong working relations with our customers, colleagues and business partners.

Biomedical Libraries

The Biomedical Libraries consist of the Dana Biomedical Library on the Medical School's Hanover campus and the Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library (MFHSL) at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC). Our mission is to provide health and life sciences information resources and services that advance research and scholarship, education, and patient-care activities of Geisel School of Medicine, DHMC, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI), the Dartmouth College Department of Biological Sciences, and The Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science.

Department Lead

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Stephanie C. Kerns Associate Dean for Health Sciences and Biomedical Libraries

Stephanie.C.Kerns@dartmouth.edu 603-646-0523 37 Dewey Field Road, Room 307

Book Arts Workshop

Learn about books with historical and contemporary mediums, including letterpress printing, digital design and hand-bookbinding. From creating sturdy journals or pop-up books, to printing images from low relief objects, students are encouraged to utilize the Workshop’s bindery, presses, and wide selection of metal and wood typefaces to bring life to their own projects. We offer faculty and curricular support as well.

Department Lead

Sarah M. Smith

Sarah Marcella Parella Book Arts Workshop Program Manager

Sarah.Marcella.Parella@dartmouth.edu 603-646-8817 Baker 25

Cataloging and Metadata Services

Metadata Services creates and manages metadata to describe materials in the Dartmouth Library collection, in support of Library Strategic Objectives and Priorities.

Department Lead

John C. DeSantis

John C. DeSantis Interim Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services

John.C.DeSantis@dartmouth.edu 603-646-0413 Baker 08

Collection Management and Preservation

The Collection Management and Preservation department is charged with insuring long-term access to the Library’s collections resources making them available for current and future students, faculty, and scholars. This work includes strategic decision making about materials locations and storage as well as preventive and responsive care, including processing of newly cataloged materials, conservation of damaged materials, preservation assessment, disaster recovery, and environmental control. This department manages collections spaces across both the central campus and an offsite facility.

Digital by Dartmouth Library

Digital by Dartmouth Library (DxDL) provides free, digital access to nearly three hundred thousand items from our collections - from classical texts to medieval manuscripts to scientific accounts to audiovisual materials.

Department Leads

Laura R. Braunstein

Laura R. Braunstein Head of Digital Scholarly Engagement

Laura.R.Braunstein@dartmouth.edu 603-646-2669 Baker 02

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Jennifer L. Mullins Head of Digital Project Management

Jennifer.L.Mullins@dartmouth.edu 603-646-8166 Baker 02

Digital Library Technologies Group

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Joseph Montibello

Joseph Montibello Manager of Library Information Technology Systems

Joseph.Montibello@dartmouth.edu 603-646-9394 Baker 219

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Este Pope Manager of Digital Scholarly Software & Systems

Este.Pope@dartmouth.edu

Feldberg Business & Engineering Library

Feldberg Business & Engineering Library serves the faculty, students and staff of the Tuck School of Business, the Thayer School of Engineering and Dartmouth College.

Jones Media Center

Located on the second floor of Berry in the Baker-Berry Library, the Jones Media Center provides facilities, collections, equipment and expertise for researching, viewing and producing a wide range of media. Please note: When open after posted service hours, you can study in this space, but there are no circulation or consultation services available.

Rauner Special Collections Library

Rauner Special Collections Library houses the majority of Dartmouth's rare books as well as its manuscript collections and the archives of the College. All visitors are welcome to walk in during our hours of operation. Researchers are encouraged to review our reading room guidelines before on-site collections use. We welcome idle curiosity as well serious research inquiries.

Department Lead

Jay Satterfield

Jay Satterfield Head of Special Collections

Jay.Satterfield@dartmouth.edu 603-646-3712 Webster Room 105

Records Management

Records Management can help staff and faculty with any records related questions whether you are trying to manage legacy paper files or are struggling to organize your office's shared drive. The maintenance and control of Dartmouth's records is an institutional responsibility and we help ensure all recorded information is managed in a way that best serves employee needs while satisfying the administrative, fiscal, historic, and legal requirements of the College.

Department Lead

Peter Carini

Peter Carini College Archivist and Records Manager

Peter.Carini@dartmouth.edu 603-646-3728 Webster Room 111

Research & Learning, Arts & Sciences

We are located in Baker-Berry Library (Baker 232 & the Evans Map Room) and the Sherman Art Library. We support research in all disciplines, with an emphasis on the humanities, social sciences, interdisciplinary studies, and U.S. Federal & international documents.

Department Lead

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Jennifer J. Natale Head of Research and Learning, Arts & Sciences

Jennifer.J.Natale@dartmouth.edu 603-646-3965 Baker 235

Research Data Services

We offer a variety of opportunities to assist the Dartmouth community with data and computationally-intensive teaching, learning, and research, ranging from individual consultations to ongoing project assistance. We can also help you connect with the right people on- and off-campus using our network of partners.

Department Lead

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Lora C. Leligdon Head of Research Data Services

Lora.C.Leligdon@dartmouth.edu 603-646-3845 Berry 365

Scholarly Communication Program

The Dartmouth library can help faculty, staff and students share their work in ways that engage diverse voices, encourage student contribution, and empower the Dartmouth community to build a more equitable and sustainable knowledge ecosystem.

Department Lead

Shawn J. Martin

Shawn J. Martin Head of Scholarly Communication, Copyright and Publishing

Shawn.J.Martin@dartmouth.edu 603-646-2132

Teaching and Learning

Teaching & Learning advances the Library’s role in Dartmouth’s educational mission through campus-wide partnerships that foster critical information literacy and lifelong learning. We sustain a culture of continuous learning and innovation within the Library through our comprehensive staff development programming.

Department Lead

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Laura Barrett Head of Teaching and Learning

Laura.Barrett@dartmouth.edu 603-646-3998 Baker 216