Library Services

School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies
  • Francis Harvey Green Library
  • 25 West Rosedale Avenue
  • 610-436-2747
  • Patricia Lenkowski, Chairperson

The Department of Library Services is comprised of faculty who have specific and specialized administrative, service, and instructional assignments in the University Libraries. These assignments include acquisitions; cataloging and metadata; archives, rare books, and manuscript librarianship; collection development and management; digital collections; e-learning and outreach; electronic resources; government documents and maps; information literacy instruction; instructional and media librarianship; music librarianship; reference; serials; and other work requiring professional qualifications as a librarian.


Walter L. Cressler (2001)

B.A., Dartmouth College; M.S., Drexel University; M.Ed., Widener University; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Stephen Marvin (2000)

B.A., State University of New York; M.L.S., Syracuse University

Christina W. McCawley (1971)

B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; M.S.L.S., Catholic University of America; Ph.D., Drexel University

Associate Professors

Patricia Lenkowski (1995)

Chairperson, Library Services

B.A., Glassboro State College; M.S., Drexel University; M.Ed., Widener University

Rachel M. McMullin (2008)

B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.S.I.S., University at Albany, State University of New York

Jean Piper-Burton (1992)

B.S. Valley City State University; M.L.S. Vanderbilt University; M.A. Widener University

Mame Purce (2006)

Associate Director, Library Services

B.S., Nazareth College of Rochester; M.L.S., Long Island University

Assistant Professors

Clayton Garthwait (2004)

B.A., University of Delaware; M.S., Drexel University

Patricia Newland (2004)

B.A., University of Maryland; M.S.L.S., Clarion University

Thomas J. Sestrick (2013)

B.A., Goddard College; B.M., Nazareth College; M.A., Indiana University; M.L.S., SUNY University at Buffalo

Danielle Skaggs (2013)

B.S., University of California at Davis; M.S., University of Texas; M.S., California State University

Tara R. Wink (2012)

B.A., Gettysburg College; M.S., University of North Carolina

Adele Bane (2004)

Associate Director, Library Services

B.A., M.A., Carnegie Institute of Technology; M.L.S., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh