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People in the Library: Home

Meet the people in the library. We're happy to help you out.
Helen Bischoff
Assistant Library Director and Head of Public Services

Helen is your first stop for a personalized consult on your research and learning which resources to use & how.  You can also see Helen for help with instruction for classes, getting a Lexington Public Library card, hosting events in the library, checking out and renewing books & placing items on reserve. You can also ask for help with educational technology, reserving rooms or equipment or about library student manager and work study positions.




Phillip Walker
Night Supervisor

Your first stop for questions about ILL and checking out and renewing books.
You can also ask for help with placing items on reserve, and checking out projectors and other AV equipment and research, and help with reserving rooms.



Gender Neutral Silhouette


Open Position - search in progress (Summer 2022)

Meet the Search Committee (update coming soon)
Educational Technology & Instruction Librarian


Open Position - Search in progress (Fall 2022)
Electronic Access & Discovery Librarian

This person can answer questions regarding the administration of the catalog and database technical issues. They make sure all the online resources the library provides are interconnected and configured correctly. They ensure off-campus access to library resources by serving as the system administrator for the proxy server. You can also ask for help with research, ordering books, and the budget


Kevin Johnson
Digitization & Metadata Specialist


Kevin works with our Digital Liberal Arts initiatives on campus. He oversees our Digitization Program helping us to digitize and make available our rare and historic collections and materials. He can answer questions about imaging standards and getting digital copies of photos, maps, and other documents for research or for classes. You can also ask about the status of a book or other items that have been ordered.


Ann Long
Acquisitions/Serials Supervisor


Ann can answer questions about the books and other materials you have ordered for the library, tracking orders, monitoring which periodical issues have arrived, and bill paying.  You can also ask for help with reserving rooms or equipment.



Have questions? Contact us!

Make an appointment for a personal research consultation.  We are happy and excited to help you find high quality resources that best support your work.  Librarians can save you time and effort as you delve into your papers or research.

We can get you access to ebooks, books, articles, databases, streaming video and other materials to help you with your research or support course development.  We can also work with you to determine how our rare and historic books and documents could help with your research or course enhancement.

Susan Brown
Library Director

Susan oversees all of the library's services.  Ask her questions regarding the personnel, collection, budget, building & Special Collections.
You can also ask for help with research and instruction for classes, help with reserving rooms or equipment, or any matter pertaining to the library.


Special Collections and Archives

  UNFILLED POSITION - see Susan Brown until position is filled
Special Collections Librarian


See this person for information about the special collections of the library including rare books and the history of the university including the university archives.
You can also ask for help with research and instruction for classes