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Subject Specialists

University of Maryland Librarian Subject Specialists may be consulted for help in locating information in their areas of expertise, and may be available to conduct instruction sessions for university courses. Students and faculty at the Universities of Shady Grove (USG) and at University System of Maryland (USM) Institutions need to contact reference librarians at Shady Grove Library.


Subject | Specialist | College or School | Library Location

Architecture

Frank, Cynthia

Architecture & Visual Resource Librarian

Architecture Library / Research & Learning

301-405-6321

cfrank@umd.edu

1102 E Architecture Building

Research Subjects:

  • Architecture
  • Real Estate Development
  • Historic Preservation
  • Urban Studies and Planning

Art

Cossard, Patricia

Art Librarian

Art Library / Research & Learning

301-405-9065

pcossard@umd.edu

2213A Parren J. Mitchell Art-Sociology Building

Research Subjects:

  • Archaeology
  • Sociology
  • Art and Art History

Chemistry and Life Sciences

Baykoucheva, Svetla

Chemistry and Life Sciences Librarian

STEM Libraries / Research & Learning

301-405-9080

sbaykouc@umd.edu

1526 Chemistry Building

Research Subjects:

  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Entomology
  • Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics
  • Life Sciences
  • Neuroscience and Cognitive Science (NACS)
  • Behavior, Ecology, Evolution and Systematics (BEES)

Collection Management and Special Collections

Saponaro, Margaret

Head, Collection Development

Division Head's Office

301-314-1499

msaponar@umd.edu

2219 McKeldin Library

Research Subjects:

    Sorrell, Cynthia

    Assistant Head, Collection Development

    Division Head's Office

    301-405-9125

    csorrell@umd.edu

    3100F McKeldin Library

    Research Subjects:

    • Arabic Studies
    • Persian Studies

    Digital Stewardship

    Munoz, Trevor

    Asst Dean, Digital Res Lib & Assc Director MITH

    MITH

    301-405-9528

    tmunoz@umd.edu

    0301 Hornbake Library

    Research Subjects:

      Owen, Terry

      Digital Scholarship Librarian

      Digital Programs and Initiatives

      301-314-1328

      towen@umd.edu

      B0224 McKeldin Library

      Research Subjects:

        East Asia and Prange Collections

        Tatsumi, Yukako

        Curator, Prange Collection & E.Asian Studies Libn

        East Asia/Prange / Special Collections and University Archives

        301-314-1768

        yukako@umd.edu

        4200 Hornbake Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Asian Languages and Cultures
        • Chinese Language and Literature
        • Japanese Language and Literature

        Engineering and Physical Sciences

        Miller, James

        Patents and Trademarks Librarian

        STEM Libraries / Research & Learning

        301-405-9152

        jmiller2@umd.edu

        1403L William E. Kirwan Hall

        Research Subjects:

        • Patents and Trademarks

        Ritchie, Stephanie

        Agriculture and Natural Resources Librarian

        STEM Libraries / Research & Learning

        301-405-9153

        sritchie@umd.edu

        1403L William E. Kirwan Hall

        Research Subjects:

        • Agriculture
        • Animal and Avian Sciences
        • Landscape Architecture
        • Nutrition and Food Science
        • Plant Sciences
        • Veterinary Medicine
        • University of Maryland Extension
        • Geology
        • Environmental Sciences

        Sigman, Jessica

        Stem Librarian

        STEM Libraries / Research & Learning

        301-405-9142

        jsigman1@umd.edu

        1403L William E. Kirwan Hall

        Research Subjects:

        • Astronomy
        • Physics
        • Meteorology

        Soergel, Elizabeth

        EPSL Librarian

        STEM Libraries / Research & Learning

        301-405-9147

        esoergel@umd.edu

        1403 William E. Kirwan Hall

        Research Subjects:

        • Aerospace Engineering
        • Bioengineering
        • Civil and Environmental Engineering
        • Electrical and Computer Engineering
        • Fire Protection Engineering
        • Materials Science and Engineering
        • Mechanical Engineering
        • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

        Tchangalova, Nedelina

        Public Health Librarian

        STEM Libraries / Research & Learning

        301-405-9151

        nedelina@umd.edu

        1403 William E. Kirwan Hall

        Research Subjects:

        • Behavioral and Community Health
        • Environmental Health
        • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
        • Kinesiology
        • Public Health
        • Disability Studies
        • Family Science
        • Health and Medicine

        Zdravkovska, Nevenka

        Head, STEM Libraries

        STEM Libraries / Research & Learning

        301-405-9144

        nevenka@umd.edu

        1403 William E. Kirwan Hall

        Research Subjects:

        • Computer Science
        • Mathematics
        • Technical Reports
        • Marine Estuarine Environmental Science (MEES)

        Hornbake Special Collections

        Archer, Joanne

        Head, Access & Outreach Services for Special Collec

        Special Collections and University Archives

        301-405-6319

        jarcher@umd.edu

        2216A Hornbake Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Digital Collections

        Blake, Benjamin

        Special Collection Librarian for Labor Studies

        Special Collections and University Archives

        301-405-9096

        bblake12@umd.edu

        2208 Hornbake Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Labor and Workplace Archives

        Eidson, Jennifer

        Assistant Labor Collections Archivist

        Special Collections and University Archives

        301-314-1296

        jeidson@umd.edu

        2210 Hornbake Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Labor and Workplace Archives

        Hawk, Amanda

        Athletics Archivist

        Special Collections and University Archives

        301-314-3287

        ahawk@umd.edu

        2208 Hornbake Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Intercollegiate Athletics
        • University of Maryland History

        Henry, Michael

        Prog Mgmt Spec

        Special Collections and University Archives

        301-314-0397

        mlhenry@umd.edu

        3210 Hornbake Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Broadcasting
        • Radio and Television

        Kohl, Amber

        Coordinator

        Special Collections and University Archives

        301-405-9214

        amberk@umd.edu

        1202A Hornbake Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Literary Manuscripts
        • Rare Books

        McElrath, Douglas

        Director, Special Collections & Univ Archives

        Special Collections and University Archives

        301-405-9210

        dmcelrat@umd.edu

        1202D Hornbake Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Maryland Maps
        • Maryland State Publications
        • Rare Books
        • Maryland History and Politics
        • National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection

        Novara, Elizabeth

        Historical Manuscripts Curator

        Special Collections and University Archives

        301-314-2712

        enovara@umd.edu

        2208C Hornbake Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Maryland History and Politics
        • Maryland Maps
        • Historical Manuscripts

        Schnitker, Laura

        Acting Curator, Mass Media & Culture

        Special Collections and University Archives

        301-405-9255

        lschnitk@umd.edu

        3210 G Hornbake Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Broadcasting
        • Radio and Television

        Speck, Jason

        Head, Collection Management for Special Collections

        Special Collections and University Archives

        301-405-9297

        jgspeck@umd.edu

        2208C Hornbake Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Intercollegiate Athletics
        • University of Maryland History

        Humanities and Social Sciences Librarians, McKeldin

        Akbar-Williams, Tahirah

        Education and African American Studies Librarian

        Humanities & Social Sciences Librarians / Research & Learning

        301-405-9195

        takbarwi@umd.edu

        4109 McKeldin Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Education
        • African American Studies

        Diaz, Zaida

        Business & Economics Librarian

        Humanities & Social Sciences Librarians / Research & Learning

        301-405-9156

        zdiaz@umd.edu

        5101D McKeldin Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Business
        • Economics

        Griner, Lily

        Business & Economics Librarian, Coordinator for PWP Program

        Humanities & Social Sciences Librarians / Research & Learning

        301-405-9278

        griner@umd.edu

        4109 McKeldin Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Business
        • Economics

        Herron, Patricia

        English, Latin American & Latina/o Studies, Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition

        Humanities & Social Sciences Librarians / Research & Learning

        301-405-9280

        herron@umd.edu

        5101D McKeldin Library

        Research Subjects:

        • English Language and Literature
        • Latin American Studies
        • Latina/o Studies
        • Linguistics
        • Second Language Acquisition
        • Spanish Language and Literature

        Howell, Chuck

        Librarian for Journalism & Communication Studies

        Humanities & Social Sciences Librarians / Research & Learning

        301-314-0401

        chuckh@umd.edu

        5101 McKeldin Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Journalism
        • Communication
        • Hearing and Speech Sciences
        • Philosophy

        Lindquist, Eric

        History, American Studies, & Classic Librarian

        Humanities & Social Sciences Librarians / Research & Learning

        301-314-7266

        ericl@umd.edu

        5101D McKeldin Library

        Research Subjects:

        • American Studies
        • Classics
        • History
        • Asian American Studies
        • Religion
        • History of Science
        • French Language and Literature
        • Germanic Studies

        Markowitz, Judith

        Gov/Politics, Public Policy, Women's Studies Lib.

        Humanities & Social Sciences Librarians / Research & Learning

        301-314-1316

        judym@umd.edu

        4109 McKeldin Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Public Policy
        • Government and Politics
        • Women's Studies
        • General Reference Collections
        • LGBT Studies

        Sly, Jordan

        Psychology, Anthropology, and Special Populations Librarian

        Humanities & Social Sciences Librarians / Research & Learning

        301-405-9290

        jsly@umd.edu

        4109 McKeldin Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Psychology
        • Anthropology

        Media Resources

        Jackson, Carleton

        Head of Media Services

        Library Media Services

        301-405-9226

        carleton@umd.edu

        0300 Hornbake Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Film Studies

        Performing Arts

        Barker, Andrew

        Performing Arts Librarian

        Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library / Research & Learning

        301-314-0535

        dbarker@umd.edu

        2511B Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at Maryland

        Research Subjects:

        • Theatre
        • Dance
        • Performance Studies

        Henry, Stephen

        Head, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library

        Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library / Research & Learning

        301-405-9256

        shenry@umd.edu

        2511 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at Maryland

        Research Subjects:

        • Ethnomusicology
        • Music
        • Music Education

        Manildi, Donald

        IPAM Curator

        Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library / Research & Learning

        301-405-9224

        godowsky@umd.edu

        2511 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at Maryland

        Research Subjects:

        • International Piano Archives
        • Piano Music

        Novara, Vincent

        Curator, Special Collections in Performing Arts

        Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library / Research & Learning

        301-405-9220

        vnovara@umd.edu

        1517B Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at Maryland

        Research Subjects:

        • Special Collections in Performing Arts
        • Jim Henson Collection

        Research and Learning, McKeldin

        Corlett-Rivera, Kelsey

        Head of Research Commons

        Research Commons / Research & Learning

        301-405-9116

        kcr1@umd.edu

        4119A McKeldin Library

        Research Subjects:

        • French Language and Literature
        • Germanic Studies
        • Latin American Studies
        • Portuguese Language and Literature
        • Spanish Language and Literature
        • Italian Studies

        Luckert, Yelena

        Director, Research and Learning

        Research & Learning

        301-405-9365

        yluckert@umd.edu

        4101 McKeldin Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Israel Studies
        • Jewish Studies
        • Hebrew Language and Literature
        • Slavic Languages and Literature

        O'Neal, Kelley

        Spatial Data & Maps Librarian

        Research Commons / Research & Learning

        301-405-9260

        kelleyo@umd.edu

        4120A McKeldin Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Geography
        • GIS and Maps

        Teaching and Learning Services, McKeldin

        Gammons, Rachel

        Head, Teaching and Learning Services

        Teaching and Learning Services / Research & Learning

        301-405-9120

        rgammons@umd.edu

        4120 McKeldin Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Undergraduate Studies
        • Library Science and Information Studies

        Inge, Lindsay

        First Year Experience Librarian

        Teaching and Learning Services / Research & Learning

        301-405-9254

        linge@umd.edu

        4100A McKeldin Library

        Research Subjects:

        • Undergraduate Studies