Gwen Vredevoogd

Academic Credentials

B.A., Edinboro University
M.A., Ohio University
M.L.S., University of Pittsburgh

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Liaison Areas

  • Literature & Languages

  • Education

Research Interests

Gwen Vredevoogd’s research interests include collection analysis and assessment, intellectual freedom issues, and the intersection of writing instruction and information literacy.

In addition to serving as a library liaison, Gwen Vredevoogd coordinates collection development and management in all formats to support the curriculum and research needs of the Marymount community, provides reference services, and information literacy instruction. Gwen joined Marymount University in 1997 as Reference Librarian/Outreach Coordinator and transitioned to collection development in 2001. Prior to coming to Marymount, she served as a Health Information Librarian and Adult Services Librarian at Montgomery County Public Libraries.

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Katharine Baldwin

B.A. Clemson University
M.A. in Library and Information Studies University of Wisconsin-Madison

Liaison Areas:

  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Theology and Religious Studies

Areas of Librarianship:

Access and Outreach Services: Oversees the implementation of technology systems and projects related to circulation,  and outreach and publicity for Library & Learning Services.

Research interests:

Hall has always been fascinated with technology in libraries. Currently she focuses on technology and access as a form of outreach in libraries.

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Since joining Marymount, Hall and her colleagues have implemented an open-sourced ticketing system, improving communication and workflows within the library. She and her colleagues have presented this project at conferences and also received a grant in November 2017 to further this project as a software package available for adoption at other organizations.

Hall has also served on an Association of College & Research Libraries Committee for the 2019 ACRL Conference, where she helped select and moderate Lightning Talk presentations.

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Hongqiang Yang

Academic Credentials

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, JiangSu University, P.R. China
M.S., Computer Science and Application, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.L.S., University of Maryland

Biography

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Teaching Area

  • Information Literacy

Research Interests

Mason Yang’s research interests include 3D printing, data visualization, augmented reality, mobile computing, and effective pedagogy in library instructions. During the first 4 years of his academic career, Mason Yang presented his research findings of different subjects at 6 professional conferences and co-authored an article with his colleagues on using mobile devices in the college classrooms. One of the presentations, “Augmented Reality and Next-Gen Libraries”, at the 28th Annual Conference of Computers in Libraries was named as one of “10 Stellar Presentations from Computers in Libraries 2013.”

Mason Yang has been working as the Electronic Services Librarian at Marymount University since Feb 2010. Before joining Marymount University, he worked as a Reference Librarian for the Loudoun County Public Library. After he graduated with a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mason Yang worked as Assistant Mechanical Engineer and later Mechanical Engineer in different manufacturing companies.

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Jason Kiker

Library Associate – Outreach Services Access and Education, Library and Learning Services […]

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Linda Todd

Academic Credentials

RN St. Elizabeth Hospital School of Nursing
BA Hartwick College
MLS Catholic University of America

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Liaison Areas

  • Malek School of Health Professions: 
  • Health and Human Performance
  • Nursing
  • Physical Therapy

Linda Todd joined Marymount University in May 2017. Previously she was the Life Sciences Librarian at the Catholic University of America where she managed the Nursing/Biology Library for eight years. Linda promotes easy access to library resources by assisting students/faculty with their research needs. Her areas of practice in nursing were Obstetrics/Gynecology, Emergency Department, and the Post Anesthesia Care Unit. Linda is active in the professional development group District of Columbia Area Health Sciences Libraries (DCAHSL) where she has served as Vice President and President, and the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MAC). 
 

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