Personal Librarian Program

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Personal Librarians for UMD Students

For personalized help with research assignments, contact the subject 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 


Adam Brisk

Adam Brisk Make an Appointment

Online Learning & Outreach Librarian - Personal Librarian for Communications; Journalism, & Undeclared Students


Kate Conerton

Kate Conerton Make an Appointment

Personal Librarian for Swenson College of Science & Engineering 


Mags David

Mags David Make an Appointment

Personal Librarian for Social Sciences including 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

Jodi Carlson Grebinoski

Jodi Carlson Grebinoski  Make an Appointment

Scholarly Communication Librarian


Kayleen Jones

Kayleen Jones  Make an Appointment

Personal Librarian the College of Education and Human Services Professions including Applied Human Sciences; Communication Sciences and Disorders; Education; Psychology; and Social Work

Ian MooreIan Moore Make an Appointment

Personal Librarian for Humanities and Fine Arts including Art; English; Film Studies;  Graphic Design; History; Linguistics; Professional Writing; Master of Liberal Studies; Music; Theatre; World Language & Cultures; and Writing Studies 

Kim Pittman

Kim Pittman  Make an Appointment

Information Literacy & Assessment Librarian


Jim Vileta

Jim Vileta  Make an Appointment

Reference & Personal Librarian for Labovitz School of Business and Economics

Other Ways to Contact a Librarian

You can also look up librarians by subject.

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