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Information Services Personnel

ADMINISTRATION
Head: Cynthia Mae Helms
Office: Rm. 221
Phone: (269) 471-6260
Email: helmsc@andrews.edu
Responsibilities: Administration and supervision; planning and organizing; coordinates reference, off-campus, and instruction services. Responsible for the career and reference collections; works with the database librarian in developing the electronic reference collection; participates in reference services and library instruction

CAREER INFORMATION CENTER
Head: Cynthia Mae Helms
Office: Rm. 221
Phone: (269) 471-6260
Email: helmsc@andrews.edu
Responsibilities: Develops this 10-year browsing collection of career books which can be checked out for a 3-day loan; responsible for the library’s career budget. Collection includes books on careers, institutions of learning, job hunting, resume writing, scholarships, fellowships, & loans, internships, study abroad, etc. Receives book promotions by mail.

DATABASES
Database Librarian: Silas M. Oliveira
Office: Rm. 222
Phone: (269) 471-6263
Email: silas@andrews.edu
Responsibilities: Contact person for subscriptions, trials, renewals, updates to bibliographic and non-bibliographic databases. Receives database recommendations, provides database information, and sets up training sessions.

LIBRARY INSTRUCTION
Instruction Librarian: Lauren Matacio
Office: Rm. 233
Phone: (269) 471-6062
Email: matacio@andrews.edu
Responsibilities: Coordinates and provides library instruction; contact person for library instruction requests and instruction lab reservations; responsible for content, methodology, assessment of classes/workshops, upkeep of instruction lab in coordination with Systems; participates in reference services.

OFF-CAMPUS LIBRARY SERVICES
Off-Campus Services Librarian: Silas M. Oliveira
Office: Rm. 222
Phone: (269) 471-6263
Email: silas@andrews.edu
Responsibilities: Contact person for Andrews University’s off-campus programs; handles questions dealing with off-campus library services and access; promotes the library’s off-campus service; participates in library instruction and reference services.

REFERENCE COLLECTION
Head: Cynthia Mae Helms
Office: Rm. 221
Phone: (269) 471-6260
Email: helmsc@andrews.edu
Responsibilities: Manages the general reference budget; keeps the reference collections up to date; receives promotions by mail.

REFERENCE SERVICES
Reference Librarian: Silas M. Oliveira
Office: Rm. 222
Phone: (269) 471-6263
Email: silas@andrews.edu
Responsibilities: Serves as the resident expert for reference/research questions; in charge of electronic reference; participates in reference and library instruction.

Reference and Marketing Librarian: Sarah Kimakwa
Office: Rm. 271
Phone: (269) 471-3639
Email: kimakwa@andrews.edu
Responsibilities: Keeps the Information Services desk staffed; supervises the reference assistants; technological expert of the department; participates in library instruction and reference services; secretary of the department; markets the library.

Updated August 9, 2013