Personal Librarian Program

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Personal Librarians for UMD Students

For personalized help with research assignments, contact the librarian who specializes in research and resources for your major!

Students working with their personal librarian can expect:

  • an individual able to help you identify topics, develop research strategies, and find resources
  • timely follow-up for any inquiry
  • help finding the best sources for any research assignment

Your Personal Librarians

Tom Ambrosi

Tom Ambrosi Make an Appointment

Head of the Research & Learning Team & Personal Librarian for Philosophy. Interim Personal Librarian for Computer Science; Environmental Health & Safety; Environmental Studies; Geological Sciences; Liminology; Urban & Regional Studies; and Water Resources Science.


Adam Brisk

Adam Brisk Make an Appointment

Online Learning & Outreach Librarian - Personal Librarian for Communications; Journalism, & Undeclared Students. Interim Personal Librarian for Civil Engineering.


Mags David

Mags David Make an Appointment

Librarian for Anthropology; African and African American Studies; American Indian Studies; Criminology, Environment and Sustainability Studies; Sociology; Geography; Geographic Information Science (GIS); International Studies; LGBTQ Studies; Political Science; Tribal Administration and Governance; Urban and Regional Studies; & Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Interim Personal Librarian for Astronomy; Mathematics and Statistics; and Physics. 

Group of UMD Librarians

Library Research Team Make an Appointment

Research Services for Medicine; Military Science; Pathology; Pharmacology; Pharmacy; Physiology; and ROTC


Jodi Carlson Grebinoski

Jodi Carlson Grebinoski  Make an Appointment

Scholarly Communication Librarian & Personal Librarian for Biology and Integrated Biosciences.


Kayleen Jones

Kayleen Jones  Make an Appointment

Reference & Personal Librarian for Applied Human Sciences; Communication Sciences and Disorders; Education; Psychology, and Social Work. Interim Personal Librarian for Chemical Engineering; and Electrical & Computer Engineering.

Ian MooreIan Moore Make an Appointment

Reference & Personal Librarian for Humanities and Fine Arts including Art; English; Film Studies; Foreign Languages and Literatures; Graphic Design; History; Information Design; Linguistics; Professional Writing; Master of Liberal Studies; Music; Theatre, and Writing Studies 

Kim Pittman

Kim Pittman  Make an Appointment

Information Literacy & Assessment Librarian. Interim Personal Librarian for Biology; and Information Design.


Jim Vileta

Jim Vileta  Make an Appointment

Reference & Personal Librarian for Labovitz School of Business and Economics; Interim Personal Librarian for Industrial Engineering; and Mechanical Engineering.

Other Ways to Contact a Librarian

The UMD community can use the Ask Us Reference Service which assists in research via phone, text, instant message, email and in person content. We look forward to serving you!